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Is It Possible For Saline Nose Spray To Make My Nose Even Drier
Saline too drying?: Saline nasal sprays usually have a salt content equal to our body's tissues and can provide much needed moisture. However, if the lining of the nose is inflamed & sensitive, saline can be irritating and make it feel even drier. Occasionally doctors prescribe Hypertonic Saline with a salt content greater than the body's tissues; in some, this higher salt content could "dehydrate" the nasal lining. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Big Difference: Saline nasal sprays are just salt water sprays. You can use saline as nasal sprays as often as you like for as long as you like. Neosynephrine nose drops, however, are decongesting nose drops. It works quite well but.....This may only be used for 3 days in a row as your nasal tissues can be physiological dependent on them (i.E you can get hooked on them). ...Read more
Yes: If you take the Flonase about 15 to 30 minutes after the saline irrigation, that would be acceptable. You do not want to take the Flonase immediately after the saline because you would dilute the effect of the topical nasal steroid (flonase). In addition, you should not take the saline immediately after the Flonase because you would dilute the steroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes/yes: This is the preferred method of managing nasal congestion in the first months of life. You can squirt it in and let it wash debris into the stomach. Little babies don't have the sneeze power to sneeze stuff out and most can't mouth breathe effectively until 6-8 mo to bypass the congestion. ...Read more
Meds for turbinates: Hello, yes, saline is a great medication to start with. After the saline use, the thickened mucus will reduce in essence cleaning your nose. Using a steroid nasal spray like Nasacort (triamcinolone) or Flonase after a saline spray will allow the steroid spray to better treat the mucus membranes since the thickened mucus layer covering the membranes has been washed away. Afrin is another option but only for 5 days ...Read more
Saline spray helping through day, but what to do at night, been waking up stuffy with blood in nostrils when blowing nose.
Xlear: Your doc may tell you that you have a sinus infection. You can use a natural product called xlear (pronounced "clear") to clean out nasal passages and break up the biofilm where germs multiply. Tastes good too! ...Read more
I have mucus stuck in my nasal cavity, i am using saline spray but it does not seem to help much , it clears my nose but not the open goes down .
Mucous: Please have your primary doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist. Let me know how things go. ...Read more
My babies nose is super congested help! i've used bulb strung saline spray cool mist humidifie and steamy shower u keep sucking stuff out but ita lo?
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