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How can one clear up a blocked nose?

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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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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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 to clear a blocked ear due to cold.

How to clear a blocked ear due to cold.

Decongestants: Otc decongestants useful. Afrin nasal spray effective but should not be used for more than day or two to avoid rebound swelling that requires closer and closer doses, which become excessive. ...Read more

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How is the best way to clear a clogged nose?

How is the best way to clear a clogged nose?

Blow it: If that fails try saline nasal spray. If no luck antihistamines or over the counter nasalcrom. If all of those fail see an ENT or allergist. ...Read more

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How to get a small nose naturally?

How to get a small nose naturally?

Small nose: Greetings. Unfortunately, we don't have any ways to "naturally" change the appearance or shape our nose. Makeup shading may help to reduce the appearance but surgery is the only definitive way to alter your nose. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a blocked nose, quickly?

How to get rid of 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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What is the best way to clear a blocked nose?

What is the best way to clear a blocked nose?

Topical decongestant: If there is no reason to avoid decongestants, you can use afrin over the counter nasal spray to relieve nasal congestion if it does not clear or remain clear, you need to be examined by an otolaryngologist. There are several causes of nasal blockage, and you may not be aware of an underlying condition. ...Read more

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How can you clear a stuffy nose?

How can you clear a stuffy nose?

A neti pot can: Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ΒΌ 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. Consider use. ...Read more

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When an infants nose is blocked with a bit of mucus how can I remove it to help her breath easy???

When an infants nose is blocked with a bit of mucus how can I remove it to help her breath easy???

Bulb syringe: You may have been given a bulb syringe when your baby was born. In addition you can use salt water nose drops ...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 clear up a stuffy nose in pregnancy--saline drops?

Yes: Saline drops/gel the safest way to treat congestion when pregnant. Decongestants like sudafed or phenylephrine are pregnancy category c which advises weighing risk of fetal injury (animal studies only) against benefit to mother. Vaporizer can moisten dry air & loosen mucus for easier removal. ...Read more

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How do you clear a stuffy nose without tissues?

How do you clear a stuffy nose without tissues?

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 can I best clear the nasal passages of a newborn?

How can I best clear the nasal passages of a newborn?

Nasal saline: Keeping the nasal passages clear of mucous with generous amounts of nasal saline & suction is your best basic rx. The saline thins the mucous so it can drain out of the narrow nasal passages & more air can move through. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a blocked nose quickly? Nasal sprays?

See ENT doctor: See an ENT doctor for treatment options like nasal steroid spray, systemic steroids, and surgery. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a blocked nose due to allergies?

Many ways: U can take an antihistamine pill by mouth, a decongestant, or prescription nasal spray. I will be very careful with otc nasal sprays. They frequently has topical decongestant, which can cause rebound congestion after abrupt stopping after using it for a while, hence "addiction". ...Read more

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How can I prevent a blocked stuffy nose?

Start simple: First start with a pure antihistamine to see if allergy may be playing a role. Zyrtec, Claritin or alavert are otc and worth trying. If after a few days there is no improvement then try a decongestant as well. If after a few days you are still blocked you should see your family doctor for a prescription nasal spray either a steroid or an antihistamine. If that doesn't help you need to see an ent. ...Read more

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Why does a blocked nose change from one nostril being blocked to the other?

Why does a blocked nose change from one nostril being blocked to the other?

A normal occurrence : In everybody there is something called the "nasal cycle". In the nasal cycle structures on one side of the nose get more swollen while the opposite side shrinks down and then every three or four hours this cycle changes. When complete obstruction occurs on one side it is often more noticeable. Allergy and low-grade infection can often make obstruction worse. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a runny nose before it fully gets to me?

How to get rid of a runny nose before it fully gets to me?

Runny nose: You could have allergic rhinitis. And there are medications to treat it. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of mucus while my ear is blocked?

How to get rid of mucus while my ear is blocked?

Use decongestants: You can use decongestants like sudafed and that will help if there is coexisting allergy than a combination of antihistamine and decongestant can be used. ...Read more