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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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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 can I get rid of eye swelling?

How can I get rid of eye swelling?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses and possibly antihistamines if allergic. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of lip swelling?

How can I  get rid of lip swelling?

Depends on : Cause. Can you be more specific? If it is viral then time/antiviral drug. If it is trauma generally time with treatment of symptoms by otc drugs. If it is due to infection then see your dentist/md. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of phlegm?

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Depends on cause: There are many causes of phlegm, some acute and some chronic. You need to have a diagnosis made first and then treat the cause. ...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 to get rid of edema nose?

How to get rid of edema nose?

Elevate head, dressi: Elevation of the head and the dressings that your surgeon places often help minimize or decrease the edema. Also, not doing too much strenuous activity in the immediate postoperative period helps prevent the edema. For more information check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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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 a dry nose?

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 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 can I get rid of swollen eyes?

How can I get rid of swollen eyes?

Rest and avoid salt: A good way to treat swollen eyes is to avoid salty foods and get rest. In addition you can place some tucks (witch hazel) pads in the refrigerator and then use them on your eyes for 45 minutes wih a cold compress on top of the pads. ...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 eye inflammation?

How can I get rid of eye inflammation?

Know the cause: Inflammation means something has caused irritation to the tissue in question. As there are many causes, the first thing to do is find out the cause. An ophthalmologist is an excellent choice for this. Until appointment is made, cold compresses will help with your symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of "empty nose syndrome?" What can I expect from a surgery to get my turbinates reduced?

How can I get rid of "empty nose syndrome?" What can I expect from a surgery to get my turbinates reduced?

Side affect: Empty nose syndrome is a side affect of turbinate reduction. I wouldn't worry about getting rid of it until you have the problem ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

How can I get rid of eye pain quickly?

Warm application: Try warm application for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, do not wait, contact your pcp or an ophthalmologist. ...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 gingivitis?

How can I get rid of gingivitis?

Flossing: The disease is caused by bacteria getting in the space between the gum and tooth.Flossing helps get the bacteria out. ...Read more

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How can i get rid of tosillitis?

How can i get rid of tosillitis?

Depends...: Most case of tonsillitis in the adult resolve on their own after a few days of rest and fluids. However, if feeling very sick, with persistent fever, feeling worse, unable to swallow and /or not better after a week most likely you will need antibiotics that will need to be prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more