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How can I get rid of nasal congestion naturally without medicines?

How can I get rid of nasal congestion naturally without medicines?

Neti pot, steam: A steamy shower works great to get rid of nasal congestion. So does salt water irrigation of the nose, like a neti pot. They're available at most drug stores now. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of nasal congestion?

How can I get rid of nasal congestion?

Food allergies: Try looking into the idea that certain foods may be irritating yo your system, causing you to react with the chronic drip. ...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 to get rid of stuffy nose without taking medicine? (breastfeeding)

How to get rid of stuffy nose without taking medicine? (breastfeeding)

Saline drops: Nasal saline is your best bet. Cold medicines like sudafed can decrease your milk supply. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of urticaria without anti-histamines?

How can I get rid of urticaria without anti-histamines?

You can, but: at a cost though, first what kind of urticaria you suffer from? You need to be diagnosed right to be treated right, steroids can be used but at a cost to your health, omalizumab, an expensive medication, can be used too, but with caution under doctor's supervision and only for chronic idiopathic urticaria. In experienced hands, right antihistamines + other meds can be used to control urticaria ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cough naturally?

How can I get rid of a cough naturally?

Cough: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea w a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea w 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 mins). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of nose allergies (sneezing, runny nose) without the use of medication?

How can I get rid of nose allergies (sneezing, runny nose) without the use of medication?

Allergies: You can get rid of allergy symptoms or lessen them by decreasing your exposure to what causes your allergies. Start with a hepa filter in your bedroom. Avoid opening the window in your bedroom. Use synthetic pillows rather than down pillows. Minimize the dust in your home or bedroom, by getting rid of rugs and curtains and stuffed animals. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a cough naturally?

How can you get rid of a cough naturally?

Cough: The "natural" course of most coughs caused by colds or viruses is gradual improvement unless a bacterial infection complicates the illness needing antibiotics. You can try fluids, breathing steam and numerous other home remedies. If it continues see a doctor. ...Read more

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How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

How can I reduce/get rid of postnasal drip?

Postnasal Drip: Every day, glands in the linings of your nose make about a quart of mucus each day. The excess can come out of the nostrils -- that’s a runny nose. When the mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat, it's called postnasal drip. http://www.webmd.com/allergies/postnasal-drip ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of post nasal drip?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines can help dry up mucus membranes. Post nasal drip due to allergies can be treated by desensitization therapy by an allergy specialist. ...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 can I get rid of acne without medicine?

How can I get rid of acne without medicine?

You can't: Please forgive my frankness. This is the 21st century. Even the least-likable physicians have devoted years of their lives to learning how to use powerful medications to do more good than harm most of the time. Emotionally, we all want to "believe in natural cures" -- but go to an old graveyard and see how long people used to live. We can help. You owe it to yourself. Peace and love. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of post nasal drip completely?

How can I get rid of post nasal drip completely?

Intranasal steroids: In addition to using a neti pot, antihistamines (like zyrtek, Allegra and claritin), intranasal steroids (like Nasonex (mometasone) and flonase) prescribed by your doctor can work very well to relieve post nasal drip. The intranasal steroids take a few days to kick in, so don't expect to get a lot of relief right away. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a stuffy nose?

How can you get rid of a stuffy nose?

Diagnosis: A stuffy nose may be caused by a variety of conditions. These include nasal allergy, viral infection, sinusitis, nasal polyps and the over use of otc nasal sprays and enlargement of the turbinates. Obviously, you need to know the cause of your nasal stuffiness, before you can get rid of it. See and ENT doctor for an appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a post nasal drip?

How can I get rid of a post nasal drip?

Post Nasal Drip: This can be causes by allergies, sinus infections, reflux disease, sesitivity to irritants and cehmicals like fabric softeners or detergents, etc. Etc. See your doctor who may refer you to a gi, allergy or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads effectively from the nose?

Comedone extractor &: Retinoids. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. 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). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. 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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Can you get rid of tonsillitis naturally? (Without meds?)

Can you get rid of tonsillitis naturally? (Without meds?)

No: If it is do bacterial infection you will likely require antibiotics. If viral self limited. Warm fluids and analgesics ...Read more

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