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How To Control Running Nose Without Medication
Nasal irrigations: You might benefit from saline irrigations, either a spray or flushing. There is a wonderful product called ponaris oil you could try. It is made of medicinal plant oils designed by nasa scientists for nasal complaints. Then there is always tissues..... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im breastfeeding, suffering a cold with running nose, start of a cough.What safe medication could i take beside vitc.Is comitrex safe?Thanks
OTC antihistamines: When you are breastfeeding, you can generally take meds that were allowed during your pregnancy. You may be able to take over-the-counter antihistamines such as claritin, zyrtec, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) without any risk. Drink lots of fluids and use saline in your nose. Call your doctor if you have a fever >101 or not improving. ...Read more
I have severe asthma due to allergic rhinitis and running nose can it be completely cured and what good medications can I take to relieve my symptoms?
What otc medication is best for allergies?? Currently taking benedryl but it makes me too drowsy. My current symptom is just constant running nose, no other symptoms.
I have a really bad allergies with watery eyes and running nose what is the best medication I could take? I had take Allegra (fexofenadine) D but it doesn't work .
Allergic rhinitis: Itchy watery nose associated with sneezing is usually a symptom of allergic rhinitis. Make notes of when these symptoms occur, to help you identify what might be triggering it. Over the counter antihistamines (Zyrtec, Claritin) may help, but some people find more relief with nasal steroid sprays such as Rhinocort Aq (over the counter) or Nasonex (mometasone) (Rx). ...Read more
I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat.Cause and medication pls.
Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Neti Pot: The nose is usually running for a reason. The reason should be determined and treated. My first suggestion for self treatment, would be the use of a neti pot to flush the nose. Using distilled or boiled water with salt, it will help clean out the irritants and mucous. Saline nasal sprays will also help. For short term symptom relief, otc antihistamine/decongestant pills are available. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Runny Nose B Gone: You can use an over-the-counter decongestant pill. Be careful if you have high blood pressure. Don't take it later in the day [can keep you awake]. Don't use decongestant nose spray [like afrin] more than 3 days because of rebound. Even better: prevention! what's the cause? Common cold [ride it out]? Allergies [nasal saline, hayfever meds]? Other causes? Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Remedy: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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