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How To Unblock Your Nose After Cocaine
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
How long after spraying Flonase is it ok to blow my nose as I want to maximize the benefit of the spray?
Answer obvious: I did a head slap on this one. Blow the nose completely just BEFORE the nasal spray. Seriously, junk in the nose gums up the drug and prevents/slows absorption (wow, I actually only realized this on reading the literature). Otherwise 1 hr is a LONG time and 30 minutes is probably plenty. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22356350 (just look at the pictures, the PEAK of the curve is FAST). ...Read more
Time: You must have gotten some water into the inner ear canal. If you have no congestion at all in the nasal passages,, then only time will help ( a few days). If you do have nasal congestion, may consider trying an OTC nasal decongestant spray for up to 4 days . If your nose is always congested, consider daily use of nasal steroid or consult an allergist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tips on how to use a nasal steroid correctly so it can help shrink my nasal turbinates so head pressure can leave?
Are you pregnant?: Oral steroids are often far more effective in reducing size of most polyps quickly, but there are relative safety concerns with pregnancy (listed here as a condition) that have to be considered case by case. Other meds like Singulair (montelukast) can be helpful in situations. Often, use of an inhaler with rubber nipple attached (nasally) more effective than typical nose spray. Don't forget thesaline irrigation ...Read more
Days to a week or so: Hello! it is normal to have extra discharge, usually snotty/mucoid and tinged with blood, for a couple days up to a couple weeks. If you have excessive fluid, it is very runny and increases with bearing down a CSF leak is a concern and you should notify your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When to blow?: Good question. I would recommend trying not to blow if at all possible. If you must, avoid as long as you can and then make it a gentile blow. After 10 minutes, you could blow away. ...Read more
Neti pots can be : Very helpful to reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ teaspoon salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head and pour solution into 1nostril. Blow nose lightly and spit out any liquid that drains into your 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 for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After unblocking the fallopian tubes by key hole surgery. How long can I start to trying again for a baby?
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 a.m. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more
Depends: Nosebleeds occur for a variety of reasons. In children, 90% of nose bleeds occur in the front near the nostrils, which is why pinching the nose helps stop it, since pressure is applied. In adults, it can also be posteriorly, so pinching helps in fewer cases. Lean head forward, not backward, so you do not swallow the blood. May need scope to evaluate for nasal mass and blood work to check if okay. ...Read more
Neti Pot: Using saline flushes or neti pot is in order. Do not use your finger! ...Read more
Neti-pot: Use a neti-pot for this. You can get one at any drug store. ...Read more
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