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What if I have nose block?

What if I have nose block?

Maybe sinusitis: You may have sinusitis, which is an inflammation and subsequent blocking of the nasal passages. This can be caused by allergies, irritants, structural problems or infections (both viral and bacterial). See your primary care physician, who can direct you in the correct treatment. He/she may also send you to an allergist or ENT for further testing and treatment or surgery. ...Read more

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Both nose block when cold?

Both nose block when cold?

Try a decongestant: You may want to try a decongestant (orally or nasal spray) to help you breathe better. This can help decrease the swelling in your nose related to your cold. Be aware that the oral decongestant may increase your heart rate or blood pressure so if you have high blood pressure or heart issues, you should avoid this. Saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What to do if joelle has cold she has a nose block?

What to do if joelle has cold she has a nose block?

Nasal congestion: How old is joelle? For kids, you can irrigate the nose with saline. Make your own by adding 1 qt of water to 1 tsp salt and irrigate the nose with 20 to 50 cc of salt water. You can try an over the counter decongestant for kids. If an adult, you can use sudafed 1 to 2 tabs 3 times a day. You can try topical decongestants like afrin (oxymetazoline) or neosinephrine for only 3 days. Any longer you will get hooked. ...Read more

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Joelle is 3 weeks old. She has cold and nose block what is to be done?

Joelle is 3 weeks old. She has cold and nose block what is to be done?

Congestion: Try a saline nasal spray, it may help a bit but if the problem continues, you need to see an ent, she may have an anatomical abnormality. ...Read more

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I always have blocked nose?

I always have blocked nose?

Nasal Obstruction: Nasal obstruction is one of the most common symptoms. There can be many causes including medical (allergic, hormonal, etc) as well as structural (septal deviation, turbinate hypertrophy, valve dysfunction). Typically fixed nasal obstruction is anatomic and fluctuating obstruction is medical in nature. An examination by a nasal expert can help find possible causes of your nasal obstruction. ...Read more

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How to unblock a blocked nose?

How to unblock a blocked nose?

If getting in a...: Steamy shower opens the blockage completely on both sides, you probably would find relief from a steroid or antihistamine nasal spray which are both prescription medications in the us. If one or both sides are always blocked you probably have a mechanical obstruction that will need to be looked at by a nose surgeon. ...Read more

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How to stop a blocked nose?

How to stop a blocked nose?

Treat the cause: Several causes. Check with ENT to make sure no polyps or deviated nasal septum or other pathology. If everything is ruled out look for allergy or environmental causes. To learn how to treat the cause Please visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com ...Read more

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How can I treat a blocked nose?

How can I treat a blocked nose?

See an ENT: If this a chronic problem you might have a deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy, nasal polypp, or worse. If this just a temporary situation try sudafed over the counter or a saline sinus rinse. ...Read more

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How can one clear up a blocked nose?

Evaluation: This could be caused by many things from the use of otc nasal sprays to a deviated septum. Or you could have chronic sinusitis. Need to be seen by your doc and possibly be referred to ent. ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a blocked nose?

Get treatment: Use nasal saline wash to disolved & loosen the secretions. Then get daily morning Pseudoephedrine & a antihistamine if persist for more than a wek get professional help. ...Read more

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Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked 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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Alway got a blocked nose any suggestions?

Alway got a blocked nose any suggestions?

Nasal Plugging: Could be chronic underlying infection, allergies, polypoid tissue (callouses in the mucosa), septal deviation, concha bullosa structures. Basically you need to see your ENT first. ...Read more

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How can I unblock a blocked nose quickly?

How can I unblock a blocked nose quickly?

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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Have blocked nose back ach and uneasiness?

Common cold?: A viral cause is the correct answer 99 percent of the time. This can be managed with warm salt water rinses of the back of the mouth and acetomenophen if necessary. Fever may cause uneasiness and back ache, but to be certain, go see a doctor! Any uneasiness may be a reason to seek help in person, as the general symptoms you ask about may be leading to something more important than the common cold. ...Read more

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Can blocked nose effect in vision problem?

Can blocked nose effect in vision problem?

Not likely: If you have a vision problem, you should get a complete eye exam to determine what is the problem. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly cure a blocked nose?

How can I most quickly cure a blocked 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 to do if I have a blocked nose, help!?

What to do if I have a blocked nose, help!?

Blocked nose: 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 you do if you have an blocked nose?

What can you do if you have an 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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9 months old baby has nose block. What to do?

9 months old baby has nose block. What to do?

Nasal or chest?: Nasal congestion in infants is common and dramatic. Their noses are very small and easily obstructed. Although it in and of itself is not dangerous, the infection causing it could be. Sicne medications are not approved and safe for babies, increasing humitidy or using nasal saline drops can help while you are waiting for your pediatrician appointment. ...Read more

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