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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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How do you get rid of a stuffy nose?

How do you get rid of a stuffy 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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What can I do to get rid of a stuffy nose?

What can I do to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Allergies?: Get checked out by a doctor. Could be from allergies. This can usually be helped with medication. You may need allergy testing to help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blocked and stuffy nose?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blocked and stuffy 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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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blocked nose?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blocked 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 morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blocked nose really quickly?

Depends: Depends on cause. Your ENT can better evaluate, but allergy is a common cause. Consider some allergy medicine to see if it improves. Don't use and get addicted to afrin (oxymetazoline) type otc sprays. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a stuffy nostril?

How do you get rid of a stuffy nostril?

TEPLON - Magnetic rx: Teplon (ulcht-02) uses the healing and anti-microbial power of heat & electro magnetic fields. Teplon relieves post nasal drip and any nasal stuffiness. Cost $560. Useful equipment if it affects your immunity. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a cold (runny nose) fast?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a cold (runny nose) fast?

No fast way: Inhaling warm steam for a few minutes twice a day may soothe your symptoms. For severe nasal congestion, using an otc nasal decongestant spray for no more than 5 days may help. For extreme runny nose, ask your doctor to prescribe a nasal spray for you which may reduce it significantly. But if you are really sick, you shouldn't really go to work because it may infect your co-workers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat I have a 3 basketball games this week and I have a sore throat how do I get rid of it?

What is the best way to get rid of a sore throat I have a 3 basketball games this week and I have a sore throat how do I get rid of it?

Viral - bacterial: If it is viral - nature will take it's course. However, gargling with warm salt water can really reduce the discomfort. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and adequate hydration can also help. If you have swelling please see your doctor for a throat culture. Untreated streph throat can lead to serious health complications later in life. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a cold sore. How to get rid of it without meds?

What do you recommend if I have a cold sore. How to get rid of it without meds?

Cold sores: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Maintain a healthful lifestyle (regular exercise, nutritious diet, adequate sleep, keeping stress at bay). ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Stuffy nose wth otc: You can use saline drops and blow your nose , use steam and can take decongestants like sudafed and if it is due to allergy, you can take claritin, (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec which are all over the counter. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a stuffy nose at home?

How do you get rid of a stuffy nose at home?

Decongestant: Topical nasal decongestant such as neosynephrine or oral decongestant such as pseudephedrine. If it is caused by an allergy antihistamine such as claritin. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a cough and stuffy nose?

What would you do to get rid of a cough and stuffy nose?

Cough: You have to identify the cause if possible. There are numerous infectious and non-infecious causes. Your doctor should be able to help sort it out and make some recommendations. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blocked nose quickly?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blocked nose quickly?

First, diagnosis: A blocked nose may be related to a number of nasal disorders and depending on the cause may lead to a number of different treatments. Viral infection, hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates, nasal polyps, deviated septum, mass in the nose. Therefore, it is obvious that the treatment follows the appropriate diagnosis. See your ENT doc before treating yourself. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a sore throat and a stuffy nose?

What do I do to get rid of a sore throat and a stuffy nose?

Sore throat : Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a runny nose and stuffy nose without medicine.?

How do you get rid of a runny nose and stuffy nose without medicine.?

Runny nose: Salt water drops can help. Otherwise just wait. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bad cough in 12 hours?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bad cough in 12 hours?

Depends on cause: Since coughing can be a symptom of many disorders, the response to treatment depends on appropriate treatment. A physician can diagnose the cause of the cough and with appropriate treatment the cough may subside in less than 12 hours. If whooping cough, it may take weeks or months. ...Read more

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