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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 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 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 fix a crooked nose?

How to fix a crooked nose?

Rhinoplasty: A crooked or deviated nose usually requires treatment with a rhinoplasty. There are various reasons the nose can be deviated including the nasal bones, the septum or various cartilaginous structures in the nose. You should see a facial plastic surgeon for consultation to determine the source of your deviation and the best way to address it. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix a blocked tear duct?

What can I do to fix a blocked tear duct?

Probe duct: A ophthalmologist can thread a wire down the duct & push out an obstruction. ...Read more

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How to cure a stuffy nose overnight?

How to cure a stuffy nose overnight?

That depends on why: Your nose is congested. Allergies? Infection? Many won't cure overnight. Afrin nasal spray is awesome - but use must be time-limited. Neti pots 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. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a blocked stuffy nose?

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

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 to get relief from a blocked nose due to allergies?

How to get relief from a blocked nose due to allergies?

Pills or sprays: You can try an over the counter antihistamine pill which you can take once a day. If you want short-term relief, you can use oxymetazoline nasal spray for a maximum of 3 days. If you use it longer, you will run the risk of rebound congestion. You can see your doctor who can also prescribe steroid nasal sprays, antihistamine nasal sprays, and allergy pills. Saline irrigation may be helpful. ...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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How can you unblock a really stuffed up nose fast and permanently?

How can you unblock a really stuffed up nose fast and permanently?

Depends: This all depends on the cause. Allergies, anatomic obstruction, etc. See an ENT to help figure out the solution(s) for your particular case. ...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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How to sleep with a blocked nose?

How to sleep with a blocked nose?

Several options: A good place to start is to figure out why your nose is blocked. Is it blocked only at night when you want to sleep? You may be allergic to dust/dander or something else in your bedroom in that case. If you only have an occasional blocked nose, sometimes a vasoconstrictor like oxymetazoline (Afrin) is OK, but only for 3 days of use. Saline spray, keeping your head up, and allergy meds may help too ...Read more

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What's the best way to cure a blocked and runny nose?

What's the best way to cure a blocked and runny nose?

Find the cause: If it is allergies, treat them and get tested, find your triggers and see an allergist for best advice on long term options. If it is a deviated septum with sinus problem, see an ENT for all options including surgical ones. ...Read more

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How to get a deviated septum?

How to get a deviated septum?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is a common issue. It can be caused by trauma, position in utero and even during the birth process. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...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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Will undergoing a procedure to correct a deviated septum help to relieve my chronic stuff nose so that I will be able to breathe easier out of both n?

Will undergoing a procedure to correct a deviated septum help to relieve my chronic stuff nose so that I will be able to breathe easier out of both n?

Usually: There are many things that can cause chronic nasal congestion. A deviated septum is one of those. If you have trouble with nasal airway blockage then you should be evaluated by an ENT specialist who can determine if you are a candidate for nasal surgery. ...Read more

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Help please? What is it like to have nose surgery on a deviated septum?

Help please? What is it like to have nose surgery on a deviated septum?

Septoplasty: A septoplasty is a procedure to alter the internal anatomy of the nose for functional reasons. The first week is a little uncomfortable because of swelling and internal splints. Most people resume normal activity the second week. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat a stuffy nose?

What can be done to treat a stuffy nose?

Rhinitis: Nasal steroids typically work the best. Otc non sedating antihistamines also work in mild cases very well. ...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 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?

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 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 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?

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?

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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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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I'm having symptoms of blocked nose! help, please?

I'm having symptoms of blocked nose! help, please?

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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I have a blocked nose every night what can this be ?

I have a blocked nose every night what can this be ?

Allergies: A common cause of nasal congestion is allergies. Allergen avoidance through the use of a dust mite pillow case and mattress cover, as well as an antihistamine like Claritin or Allegra may all be helpful. ...Read more

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How come i wake up with a blocked nose every morning?

How come i wake up with a blocked nose every morning?

Possible reasons for: A.M. Nasal congestion include: if you sleep lying flat in bed, this gives mucus a chance to pool in your nasal passages. While you are sleeping the mucus thickens & you wake with congestion. If the air is dry in your home this can contribute to thickening of the mucus. Are you allergic to dust mites? They infest your pillows, mattress and bed linens leading to allergic reactions in some people. ...Read more

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Do you have a blocked nose with eustachine dysfunction?

Congestion: Most of the times blocked noses and congestion are the main causes of exists Eustachian tube dysfunction. Taking a decongestant and doing valsalva maneuver helps. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Blocked nose?

What is the definition or description of: Blocked nose?

Blocked nose: Blocked nose - nares is obstructed - often by congested mucus membranes in the nose. ...Read more