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How fast can I make my post nasal drip go away?

How fast can I make my post nasal drip go away?

Have patience?: Poor soul. Let me explain this to you, so sit tight... I've had allergies since i was a child. I've been a doctor for 23 years and have access to the latest info and meds available. Would you believe me when i tell you there is not one good medicine for it? I've tried them all! but, try a short acting sudafe in the morning an an antihistamine at night. And pray some 1 comes up with something soon! ...Read more

Post Nasal Drip (Definition)

Post nasal drip is a term used to describe the common symptoms of sore throat and cough in the presence of a runny nose with sufferers experiencing a worsening of symptoms at night with mild relief during the day. Allergies or nasal/sinus infection cause excess mucous to "drip" into the throat when lying down resulting in congestion, irritation, and inflamation of ...Read more


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How fast can I make my sinusitis go away?

How fast can I make my sinusitis go away?

Depends: Sinusitis is sometimes an unclear diagnosis, so first i would have to know more about your symptoms. If you have a cold-like symptoms such as runny nose, fever, headache, postnasal drip that have persisted for more than 7 to 10 days, you may have sinusitis. Many get better without treatment, but if symptoms are bad, antibiotics may help relieve symptoms faster. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my post concussive syndrome go away?

How fast can I make my post concussive syndrome go away?

Varies in everyone: By definition, post concussion syndrome means the concussion symptoms have been present >6 weeks. If you are referring to PCS, that can take months to go away. If you mean simply symptoms after having the actual concussion, those typically go away in 7-10 days. Either way, rest is crucial. Cognitive (rest from reading, concentrating work, analyzing things) & physical (rest from sports, etc). ...Read more

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How fast can I make my nasal polyps go away? Medicine or surgery?

How fast can I make my nasal polyps go away? Medicine or surgery?

Get evaluation: Nasal polyps can be caused by several different things, and depending on what, they respond differently. Some can shrink with medication and others require surgery, so the best thing is to see an otolaryngologist (ENT) for a full evaluation and discussion of the treatment options. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my wheezing go away?

How fast can I make my wheezing go away?

Couple of minutes: Albuterol should start working in seconds and give virtually complete relief in 10 minutes. When it doesn't i expect my patients to promptly contact me. ...Read more

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My nasal congestion wont go away, when i cough i spit green mucous, but i don't feel a cold at all. What is it? How can I get rid of congestion nasal?

My nasal congestion wont go away, when i cough i spit green mucous, but i don't feel a cold at all. What is it? How can I get rid of congestion nasal?

Sinus infection?: You may have a sinus infection and your doctor should be able to help you with that in addition to finding out the cause for your constant nasal congestion. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my eye swelling go away?

How fast can I make my eye swelling go away?

Depends: Eye swelling can be caused by focal infection, angioedema, systemic salt imbalance, heart and kidney failure, secondary to some drugs used to treat other illnesses and thyroid disease (to name a few). The speed of disappearance of the swelling depends upon which of these you have. You should consult with your ophthalmologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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Im 23 weeks preg. And congested dr said its from nasal congestion dripping down to my lungs. I want to know how to make it go away. Its hard to breath?

Im 23 weeks preg. And congested dr said its from nasal congestion dripping down to my lungs. I want to know how to make it go away. Its hard to breath?

Saline: Being pregnant makes your situation a little more complicated. Congestion or rhinitis of pregnancy is not uncommon. The safest option is nasal saline mist sprayed into the nose or a neti-pot to rinse it which you get otc. This will provide some decongestant relief. Other than that, talk with your OB doctor about whether s/he would allow you to take sudafed or other decongestants. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my the flu go away?

How fast can I make my the flu go away?

Mild Med Effect: If you have true influenza, antiviral drugs such as tamiflu (oseltamivir) may, if taken in the first day or two of the onset may shorten the course a few days at best. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I make my tongue swelling go down quick?

How can I make my tongue swelling go down quick?

Swollen tongue: Need more information here. What is your tongue swollen from? Allergic reaction? Benadryl (diphenhydramine). A bite? Anti-inflammatories and analgesics for pain. Have it looked at asap, especially if from an unknown origin. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my influenza go away?

How fast can I make my influenza go away?

Antiviral: In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! ...Read more

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How can I keep nasal spray from going down my throat?

How can I keep nasal spray from going down my throat?

Nasal spray to throa: Tilt head down and only use 1 spray each time. Dont breath in when spraying. ...Read more

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After I use my Qnasl and atrovent my nose tends to get more mucosy and begins to drip. I rinse my sinuses before. How can I prevent this?

After I use my Qnasl and atrovent my nose tends to get more mucosy and begins to drip. I rinse my sinuses before. How can I prevent this?

Hold them for now: It may be due to nasal irritation, which can be a side effect of either medicine. You can re-introduce them one at a time, review the usage techinique, pointing backwards towards your ears away from the nasal seprum, and see if that's still causing the problem, if it is, see your doctor for re-evaluation ...Read more

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How fast can I make my pneumothorax go away?

How fast can I make my pneumothorax go away?

Rest!: A lung can take weeks to fully recover from a pneumothorax, depending on the cause, extent, and treatment of it. The primary goal is to 'reinflate' the lung and prevent air from again leaking into the pleural space. This will require rest, and regardless of the severity, caution: having had a pneumothorax increases the likelihood of developing another later in life. ...Read more

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How can I make swelling from hives go away really fast?

How can I make swelling from hives go away really fast?

Antihistamines: Over-the-counter non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful for persistent hives while sedating antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be helpful to resolve hives quickly. If you have persistent hive reactions consider being seen by an Allergist for further treatment and evaluation. There are many triggers of hives so determining right trigger is important moving forward. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my chronic pain go away?

How fast can I make my chronic pain go away?

Cure chronic pain: I cure all kind of chronic pain and other disorders using an east/west therapy called nbe without drugs. Check out thousands of cases from radio shows, youtube and patient letter testimonies posted on www.Drtong.Com. Over 90% of my patients got relief with their first treatment, but to cure the problem requires time, and the patient must learn to modify diet and lifestyle. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my blepharitis go away?

How fast can I make my blepharitis go away?

Controllable: Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the lids somewhat related to dandruff in the scalp. It causes itching, crusting and redness of the lid skin and swelling in severe cases. It is almost never sight threatening. The usual treatment is cleaning, warm soaks and topical antibiotic + steroid combination creams and medications. Response is variable; recurrence is common. Be patient. ...Read more

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How fast can I make my blood shot eyes go away?

How fast can I make my blood shot eyes go away?

Depends on the cause: Blood shot eye, also called red eye is a non-specific term to describe an eye that appears red due to illness or injury, ranging from dry eyes, or allergies to much more serious things such as bacterial infections. If not too painful, nor traumatic and infrequent, i would recommend otc artificial tear lubricants 3-4x/day. If symptoms still persist or worsen, then see an ophthalmologist (eye md). ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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