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I broke my nose a few months ago. Should I still be having trouble breathing?

I broke my nose a few months ago. Should I still be having trouble breathing?

Maybe: This could be from the nasal bone(s) being fractured. The fractured bones can cause displacement of the bone and narrowing of the nasal passage. If it was a really bad fracture, the septum could be fractured as well. At this point, if you want to breath better you should be evaluated for surgical correction - see your local ent. ...Read more

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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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I'm having trouble breathing through my nose. Even when i'm not "stuffy", it is still an effort to breath through my nose. Year round condition.?

I'm having trouble breathing through my nose. Even when i'm not "stuffy", it is still an effort to breath through my nose. Year round condition.?

Go to ENT/allergist: Nasal obstruction is very frustrating. If you have a nasal septum deviated this could be repaired with surgery. Otherwise you may try nasal sprays: nasal saline is the safest & cheapest, afrin for 3 days then stop ( only if not having angina and with good bloodpressure)prescription nasal cortisone or astelin. Try Nasalcrom over the counter. Decongestants in pill form with or w/o antihistamines. ...Read more

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I feel like theres a sticky phlegm that even I clear my throat and nose its still there and im having difficulty breathing. I don't have cough. Help!?

I feel like theres a sticky phlegm that even I clear my throat and nose its still there and im having difficulty breathing. I don't have cough. Help!?

Allergies possible: Allergic rhinitis or non allergic prenial rhinitis can both give a feeling of sticky mucus in the back of the throat. See you healthcare provider to determine which condition you may have. ...Read more

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Nasal fracture when i was young and still have breathing problems at 23. What can I do?

Nasal fracture when i was young and still have breathing problems at 23. What can I do?

See details: See an ENT doctor. You may need a submucous resection to correct the problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have trouble breathing through my nose?

What to do if I have trouble breathing through my nose?

Nasal obstruction: See your doctor for evaluation, you may have obstruction in your nasal passages, this can be from various causes. ...Read more

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Why is it that I have trouble breathing through my nose?

Nose: If you are having trouble breathing through your nose you likely either have swollen nasal membranes related to allergy or inflammation and/or deviated nasal septum. There are other possibilities and seeing your dr. To be checked can help identify the problem. ...Read more

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What should you do if a baby is having trouble breathing through his nose?

What should you do if a baby is having trouble breathing through his nose?

Saline nose drops: Saline nose drops are available in pharmacies, grocery stores, etc. Put 3-10 drops in baby's nostril, (until you hear him swallow) wait about 30-60 seconds, then insert the deflated bulb syringe (they sent it home with him from the hospital) as far as it'll go, and suction. Repeat on the other side. This should be done before feedings and as needed for comfort. A vaporizer is also helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

Chest dyspnea is a feeling of being short of breath, a feeling of not being able to fully expand the chest wall, such as due to pain after a ...Read more


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Nasal Fracture (Definition)

A lay mans way to describe a nasal fracture is to say the person has a broken nose. Nasal fractures may be ...Read more