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Any suggestions for homeopathic remedies for deviated nasal septum and nasal congestion?

Any suggestions for homeopathic remedies for deviated nasal septum and nasal congestion?

Septal deviation: The only treatment is surgery. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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What are some natural house remedies for stuffy nose or sinusitis?

What are some natural house remedies for stuffy nose or sinusitis?

Saline: A saline sinus rinse is great. You can buy a kit over the counter. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is good and sudafed is very helpful. If your symptoms last more than 10 days then you should be seen ...Read more

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Are there any night remedies for stuffed nose?

Are there any night remedies for stuffed nose?

Neti pots can : Educe nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in A.M. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best medicine for sore throat, cough, stuffy nose, and relief for mucus?

Help please? What is the best medicine for sore throat, cough, stuffy nose, and relief for mucus?

Cold or flu: If less than 48 hours, and there truly is fever (temp > 100.3) then get to a doctor to get tested/examined to determine whether or not flu is present. If not, then you have a cold. I'm a big fan of the dayquil(for daytime, duh)/nyquil (for nightime)combination. Mucinex (guaifenesin) d can help with the mucous, plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) if ur hypertensive (high blood pressure) if worsening, you need to be seen. ...Read more

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Which medicines work good for a drippy nose without congestion?

Which medicines work good for a drippy nose without congestion?

Nasal discharge: First, i would recommend an over-the-counter antihistamine. Nasal steroids can be helpful, too, but these require a prescription. There are other prescription medicines as well, like Atrovent Nasal Spray which is used for certain types of runny nose, called vasomotor rhinitis. ...Read more

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What medicine is best for sinus drainae and runny nose?

What medicine is best for sinus drainae and runny nose?

Depends on the cause: If your drainage and runny nose is from allergies it will respond best to nasal steroids like flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc. Some of these products are approved down to age 2 so they are safe to use. Over the counter options such as zyrtec and Claritin may help with the runny nose for a short time but the effect won't last as long as the nose spray. Nasal steroids also help with nonallergic rhinitis. ...Read more

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Is there any home-made recipe for relieving a congested nose?

Is there any home-made recipe for relieving a congested nose?

Table salt: Boil some water, take 7 ounces of that water and add 1/4 teaspoon of table salt and let it cool off. There is your home made remedy. The only thing is , you have to make fresh ones every 2-3 days. You have to account for cost of water, gas or electric bill. Is it worth it? I would recommend buying saline solutions otc which is cheaper, more practical and you can keep till its expiration date! ...Read more

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Any home remedies for a wet cough and runny nose?

Any home remedies for a wet cough and runny nose?

The cause: You need to know the cause before you can treat an illness. Our information suggests that your cough may be from post-nasal drips. Daily saline irrigation 1 to 2 x daily on the nose may reduce the cough. If you are allergic to outdoor allergens, staying in an air-conditioned room during the pollen season may help. Pets may be a problem. No home remedies has been found to be that effective. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC cure for stopped up or stuffy noses?

What is the best OTC cure for stopped up or stuffy noses?

Saline rinses: Amazingly just plain salt water can be very effective in relieving stuffy noses. Available otc as a spray or as a wash, which can be very helpful. You can rinse several times a day with minimal to no side effects. ...Read more

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Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Natural therapy for nasal stuffiness?

Natural therapy for nasal stuffiness?

Neti pots can : reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup distilled lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for sore throat stuffy nose earache n headache? At home trearments prefered ans breastfeedinf safe

What is best treatment for sore throat stuffy nose earache n headache? At home trearments prefered ans breastfeedinf safe

Symptomatic Treatmen: From what you describe it may be viral upper respiratory infection. Symptomatic treatment with humidifier and steam inhalation. Over the counter medications for cold have medications that may not be safe for baby while breast feeding (too many varieties with many commercially available meds to specify which ones are not good). ...Read more

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What are some remedies for a stuffy nose?

What are some remedies for a stuffy nose?

Start simple: First start with a pure antihistamine to see if allergy may be playing a role. Zyrtec, Claritin or alavert are otc and worth trying. If after a few days there is no improvement then try a decongestant as well. If after a few days you are still blocked you should see your family doctor for a prescription nasal spray either a steroid or an antihistamine. If that doesn't help you need to see an ent. ...Read more

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Best medicine for sinus pressure stuffy nose and Achiness?

Best medicine for sinus pressure stuffy nose and Achiness?

Sinus pressure: Strange as it may sound I think you would get best advice from your local pharmacy - they are really well trained and will look after you. Go today if possible. ...Read more

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10yr daughter has sinus infection and taking antibiotics for it, but has stuffy nose and can't sleep at night. What is the best remedy for relief?

10yr daughter has sinus infection and taking antibiotics for it, but has stuffy nose and can't sleep at night. What is the best remedy for relief?

Home remedies: A 10 year old girl with a sinus infection on antibiotics, wants to know what best relief is from stuffy nose/trouble sleeping. Try some simple home remedies like nasal saline sinus irrigations or sprays before bedtime. Sitting in bathroom with steam to open nostrils and airways. Also can try an oral antihistamine like cetirizine (zyrtec) before bed. ...Read more

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Otc meds for a sinus headache and stuffy nose?

Otc meds for a sinus headache and stuffy nose?

Viral rhinitis: The headache may be effectively relieved by Ibuprofen and acetaminophen. Sinus and nasal congestion may be dealt with by taking otc remedies containing Pseudoephedrine or phenylephrine, with or without an antihistamine. You may have rhinosinusitis, which involves the same treatment, for the most part. These infections are almost always caused by a virus, so antibiotics are rarely indicated. ...Read more

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What medicine works best for a stuffy nose?

What medicine works best for a stuffy nose?

Pseudoephedrine: Pseudoephedrine is the most effective nasal decongestant. It's available in most areas without a prescription from behind the pharmacy counter. Ask your pharmacist. You have to be 18 or over in most us states and show id because people make methamphetamines out of it, but in my opinion it works better than otc phenylephrine. ...Read more

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What's the best treatments for coughing and nasil congestion?

What's the best treatments for coughing and nasil congestion?

Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs multiply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Coughing is a way the body gets rid of mucus. Please see your doc to get a proper diagnosis. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for nasal congestion?

Any natural remedies for nasal congestion?

Sinus rinses: Nasal saline ( salt water ) solution is readily available in any pharmacy. Comes as pressurized or pump spray. Could also consider Neti pot or other sinus rinses. ...Read more

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Dr. James Hocker
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