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Dr. Corey Clay
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


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How to get rid of a cold.. Naturally and quickly? (stuffy nose, plued ears, runny nose, hard to breath... Pluged ears)

How to get rid of a cold.. Naturally and quickly? (stuffy nose, plued ears, runny nose, hard to breath... Pluged ears)

Just hang on: There's no was to expedite resolution of a common cold. You may treat the symptoms with decongestants, anti fever meds, and lozenges. You should rest, avoid alcohol, maintain a good diet, and stay hydrated. Sorry. Good luck. ...Read more

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Been having head pressure and tightness, now I kno I have allergic rhinitis but never had a stuffy nose or etc. so how do I get rid of that

Been having head pressure and tightness, now I kno I have allergic rhinitis but never had a stuffy nose or etc. so how do I get rid of that

? Sinusitis too: allergic rhinitis sufferers often times have chronic sinus disease, usually a silent disease with vague symptoms, better be checked by your doctor, an allergist or ENT to rule it out ...Read more

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Will chronic rhinitis last forever? I mean, will I ever get rid of it? No allergies, nasal polyps or deviated septum. Stuffy nose so often!

Will chronic rhinitis last forever? I mean, will I ever get rid of it? No allergies, nasal polyps or deviated septum. Stuffy nose so often!

Depends: on what the cause is. For vasomotor rhinitis, this will likely linger on for decades. For allergic rhinitis, avoidance of allergens and allergy shots may offer prolonged remission, for hyperplastic rhinitis, ultrasound reduction may be needed. The answer thus is "depends". ...Read more

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Please tell me how to get rid of a runny stuffy nose?

Please tell me how to get rid of a runny stuffy nose?

Blow your nose.: The best way to get rid of this is to blow your nose and get it out. Sometimes your nose can be swollen from the flu, so nasal decongestants and cough medicine may be needed. Allergies can cause this, like hay-fever in the spring and summer, so a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help. All these things help depending on why your nose is stuffed. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a stuffy nose without medicine? I have a podcast

How do you get rid of a stuffy nose without medicine? I have a podcast

Stuffy nose no meds: You can use saline nose drops and/or steam treatment, which will temporary help your stuffy nose without taking meds. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can get rid of a stuffy nose naturally without taking any medicine ?

Is there a way I can get rid of a stuffy nose naturally without taking any medicine ?

Saline: You can try using saline nasal spray or a saline irrigation. These are found at most pharmacies and are over the counter. They are basically salt solutions in different preparations. For some patients this helps their nasal congestion typically from nasal allergies or colds. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more


Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Runny Nose (Definition)

Mucus fluid from the nose, usually caused by ...Read more