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Clogged ears mucus and stuff nose what do I do to clear it up?

Clogged ears mucus and stuff nose what do I do to clear it up?

URTI: It could be due to upper respiratory viral syndrome(urti). It usually gets better in 3-5 days, but if this persists you may need to see a doctor. ...Read more

Ear Pressure (Definition)

Pressure in the middle ear is ideally equal to environmental pressure. It is corrected by the eustachian tube, which connects from the middle ear to the back of nose. The popping that occurs when one goes in an airplane is the eustachian tube opening to equalize ear pressure. When pressures differ, the ear drum can be sucked in or bulge out. With this fluid can accumulate ...Read more


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What will clear out clogged arteries?

What will clear out clogged arteries?

Not much: there may be some reversal if the cholesterol level is decreased. But usually the damage is done when the blockage is seen. ...Read more

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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 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 do you unclog you nose when it is totally clogged up all ways- too cloged for nose spray to go up?

How do you unclog you nose when it is totally clogged up all ways- too cloged for nose spray to go up?

Afrin (oxymetazoline): Topical nasal decongestants are the best way to open a nasal cavity. Unfortunately, if these otc products are used more than 2 or three days in a row, you will experience "rebound" in which the nose swells closed when the medication is not present in the nose. This form of nasal addiction is called "rhinitis medicomentosa". The cure is stopping nasal decongestant use. ...Read more

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How can you clear up milia?

How can you clear up milia?

Goes away: It will go away without doing anything. ...Read more

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How to clear up a scar?

How to clear up a scar?

Time: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I clear up sinus headaches?

How can I  clear up sinus headaches?

Underlying cause: Many times these are related to underlying environmental allergies, & so tx aimed at that can help a lot. An otc option that i usually tell my patients about are nasal saline sprays & sometimes nasal rinse products. Pls be careful to follow the directions carefully! otc antihistamines are plentiful but can have interactions. I usually recomend that my pts avoid decongestants. Prob talk w/ ur doc. ...Read more

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How can you clear up acne?

How can you clear up acne?

Can not clear up!: You can't stop it. Only control. You can try over the counter things but start logically and record the effects of each one you try. Each one you try should be at lest three months! when you feel you have not had benefit it is time to see pcp. Do the same but with his advice. There are quite a few choices. You have too much oil and thick surface skin in simple terms. Hormonal changes causing! ...Read more

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How long does it take anhistaminme to clear up fluid in your ears from allergies?

How long does it take anhistaminme to clear up fluid in your ears from allergies?

Depends what else is: Also happening regarding your allergies status. Any histamines work fairly quickly within 15 to 20 minutes. However if you also have itching in your eyelids, nose, throat, those will respond probably quicker then fluid draining from the ears. Also nasal decongestants can sometimes help clear fluid by decompressing the eustachian tube. Your doctor knows best. So,you should probably call her or him. ...Read more

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My ears get clogged with wax build up and I have to get them irrigated every few months. What's causing it? Or how to prevent it

My ears get clogged with wax build up and I have to get them irrigated every few months. What's causing it? Or how to prevent it

Let shower do it..: There are some people who are jsut heavy wax producers. There are commercially available wax softeners, but if your wax is not hard, those won't make much difference. If the problem is just too much wax, let your shower do the cleaning for you by letting the water pulse into your ear canal each time you shower and wash it out. Don't wait weeks until it's problematic - make it routine cleaning. ...Read more

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How to clear out the mucus from the chest, ears and nose ?

How to clear out the mucus from the chest, ears and nose ?

Congestion: Based on the pathology the treatment is recommended.If it is infection needs antibiotic. If it is from allergies need antihistamine, may be steroidal nasal spray or inhaler and nasal lavage will help both conditions. ...Read more

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How can I clear up pimples quickly?

How can I clear up pimples quickly?

Pimple first aid: Big zit on tip of nose night before yearbook pictures? Hydrocortisone cream will help resolve it quickly. Not to be use on regular basis. For routine care, use topical antibiotic, Retin-A or benzoyl peroxide, or oral antibiotic depending on severity of your acne. Work w/ dermatologist to find optimal regimen for your case. Wash face gently twice a day; pat dry; apply meds & moisturizer. ...Read more

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How many days csn it take to clear up a middle ear infection?

How many days csn it take to clear up a middle ear infection?

Depends: During any ear infection there is a temporary reduction in hearing due to the muck in the middle ear for up to 2-6 wks.If the infection ; muck is not cleared out within 90 days that muck can turn to a glue like material.Some infections clear without meds, some benefit from having the muck removed ; ventilation tubes placed. Most hearing will return to baseline. ...Read more

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Best way to clear sinuses from nose to ear?

Best way to clear sinuses from nose to ear?

Saline rinse: The sinuses do not drain into the ear. Your ear will drain to the back of your throat (pharynx). If you have sinus allergies or congestion from time to time, a simple saline spray from the pharmacy will work great. Also, you may want to consider a neti pot from your pharmacy. You must use sterile water or boil tap water to sterilize it. Personally, i'd just use the saline nasal spray. ...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 to unblock clogged ear wax?

How to unblock clogged ear wax?

See an ENT: There are products in the market that you can buy over the counter which can loosen the wax and remove it. If that does not help, then you need to see your doctor of ENT and they may do an irrigation to remove the clogged wax. ...Read more

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How to clear up acne scar?

How to clear up acne scar?

Treat acne first: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin type, the depth of scar, presence of other skin problems etc. Your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend peels, lasers, scar revisions, dermabrasion or other techniques. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cough with phlegm coming from my sinus what can I take to clear up ?

Cough with phlegm coming from my sinus what can I take to clear up ?

Depends: If symptoms have lasted less than 7days, use Ibuprofen 400 3 times a day for 3days, then as needed. Take 2 showers a day, as warm as you can tolerate, run the water right on your face to heat and and humidify the mucous, so you can cough it up and blow your nose more easily, then put mentholatum right under your nostrils. The eucalyptus in mentholatum works. If symptoms worse and > 10d, see doc. ...Read more