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How To Get Rid Of Runny Nose Fast
This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more
No fast way: Inhaling warm steam for a few minutes twice a day may soothe your symptoms. For severe nasal congestion, using an otc nasal decongestant spray for no more than 5 days may help. For extreme runny nose, ask your doctor to prescribe a nasal spray for you which may reduce it significantly. But if you are really sick, you shouldn't really go to work because it may infect your co-workers. ...Read more
Not so fast...: Runny nose is often caused by the tears from the watery eyes draining into it. The cause of the watery eyes has to be treated. If it is due to allergies, then an allergy eye drop is the best treatment. If you have dry eyes, they can cause reflex tearing. An artificial tear can heal the eye surface, decreasing tearing. A doctor can help find the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need a quick remedy to get rid of runny nose, sore throat and watery eyes. Need to get better fast?
Cold remedies: 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 netti 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. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My qestion is what is a good i dea to get rid of sneezing and runny nose fast I have been having this for the past 4 days it's horrible. Please help
Depends...: If you are also having itchiness it is most likely allergies and you could take over the counter Benadryl or Claritin( it should not make you drowsy like Benadryl can). If not, cold symptoms may last about 7-10 days, but if feeling very sick or worse during the next few days you need to see your doctor. For now lots of fluids, rest, cough and congestion meds should suffice. ...Read more
No miracle cures: Patience. Rest. Fluids. These three are the best interventions. If you need to take something to get you feeling well enough to go to work or school take a non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent like tyleno or advil, a decongestant like mucinex d and some hard candies or cough drops. Plan to cut back on your activities. No one will appreciate your showing up if you make them sick as well. ...Read more
Neti pots can : Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ 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. ...Read more
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