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How can I get rid of my stuffy nose?

How can I get rid of my stuffy nose?

Neti pots can : Reduce 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 the A.M. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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How can I get rid of my runny nose overnight?

How can I get rid of my runny nose overnight?

Antihistamines: Dust/pollens/allergens are trapped to the inside of your nose as you breath and there they can cause allergic symptoms..Thus cleaning them out will help reduce your symptoms. Good air-filter can help. If needed, antihistamine meds such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, claritin, bromphiramine etc...Are decent allergies meds and can help dry out your nose and reduces sneezing etc...Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my blocked nose?

How can I get rid of my blocked nose?

Mouth breathing: It is not uncommon with osa that an individual may have nasal airway insufficiency and thus breathe primary through their mouth. This dysfunctional breathing pattern may lead to an enlarged tongue and at night during sleep obstructive sleep apnea which will not allow extended time in restorative delta sleep levels. Get it checked out! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my nasal stuffiness?

How can I get rid of my nasal stuffiness?

Neti pots can : Reduce 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 the A.M. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my runny nose quickly?

How do I get rid of my runny nose quickly?

Allergies: Sounds like the pollens have gotten you too like most of us.You can try over the counter meds like allegra, zyrtec or claritin. It should help.If not better please see your doctor , you may need nose spray like Nasonex (mometasone) , Astepro , omnaris, patanase and the like. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stuffy nose?

How can I get rid of a stuffy nose?

Neti pots can : reduce 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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How can I get rid of my stuffed up nose?

How can I get rid of my stuffed up 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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How can I get rid of blocked nose?

How can I get rid of blocked nose?

Blocked nose: The only way to tell is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a stuffy nose and ears?

How do I get rid of a stuffy nose and ears?

Stuuffy nose &ear: Stuffy nose and ear can be due to allergies, in that case it will be recurrent or chronic and you need antihistamines and decongestants and consult an allergist.If it is acute and due to common cold then it will be self limiting, but to be comfortable and feel a little better you may use decongestants for couple of days. ...Read more

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How can I permanently get rid of my running nose?

How can I permanently get rid of my running nose?

Doubtful but...: Have you tried different Dr.'s? Allergists, ENT, respiratory specialists? There could be some type of trigger that is creating and need to get to source rather than treating symptoms with meds, etc ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stuffy nose really quickly?

How can I get rid of a stuffy nose really quickly?

Nasal spray: In my practice, with patients who have simple congestion, i recommend a decongestant nasal spray such as afrin. Two squirts into one nostril usually does the trick. If the congestion is more of an allergic response, i prescribe a Nasonex (mometasone) type of spray, which is a local steroid. Some medications can cause stuffy nose, as well as household allegens, and so on, so i carefully evaluate each patient. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stuffy/runny nose fast?

How can I get rid of a stuffy/runny nose fast?

OTC nose spray: There are many different brands all with the same ingredient. They come in a 4 hour and 12 hour topical decongestant. If you use them around the clock for more than 3 days you may get "hooked". ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads in my nose?

Comedone Extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How to actually get rid of my runny nose?

How to actually get rid of my runny nose?

Runny nose: If the runny nose is from a cold, just wait for the cold to run its course. If it is from an allergy, taking an antihistamine orally or by a nasal spray may help. A steroid nasal spray may also be used. If your runny nose is caused by injury to the head, you need to be seen by a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads on my nose?

How can I get rid of blackheads on my nose?

Diligence: Obtain a comedone extractor (at your regular drug store) then put a hot pad (wash cloth wet with very warm water under your water tap) put this on your nose for several minutes. Then use the comedone extractor over each blackhead to push it out. This is highly effective but does take some time but you will be successful with diligence. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a blocked nose?

How can I get rid of a blocked nose?

Depends on cause: The nose can be congested from allergy, medications, polyps, and structural problems. Nasal steroids and antihistamine/decongestant preparations can help with allergy, nasal steroids sometimes reduce polyps. If it is structural such as a deviated septum, large turbinates, or polyps then surgery is often beneficial. Suggest seeing an ENT physician for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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How do i get rid of my nose infection?

How do i get rid of my nose infection?

Please specify. : Is it an infection of the skin of the nose or an infection within the nose. Treatment will differ depending on the location of your infection. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of milia around my nose?

How can I get rid of milia around my nose?

Resolving milia: It is best to start with an exfoliating facial with extractions and continue with daily cleansing with an appropriate cleanser and a gentle exfoliating treatment cream. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a dry nose?

Saline irrigations: A dry nose can be lubricated with saline irrigations. You can make this your self or get a saline spray in the pharmacy. You should identify the cause of the dry nose by seeing your ENT doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of mucus in my throat?

How can I get rid of mucus in my throat?

Cough: The cough mechanism is designed to bring mucus from your bronchial airway and pharyngeal airway to your throat so that you can either swallow or spit it out ...Read more

Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Nasal Congestion (Stuffiness) (Definition)

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