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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