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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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My stuffy nose is making my tongue dry?

My stuffy nose is making my tongue dry?

Sure: Because you are not able to breathe with your nose and most likely breathe through your mouth, your mouth become dry, also if you take decongestant pill for stuffy nose, those could cause dry mouth. ...Read more

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My nose is always running, is it just allergies?

My nose is always running, is it just allergies?

Maybe: Runny nose can be due to several things--allergy, non-allergic rhinitis, the common cold, etc. The best way to determine if allergies are the cause is to see a board-certified allergist to get allergy testing. ...Read more

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Why is my nose always cold?

Why is my nose always cold?

Cold nose: more information needed- do you any autoimmune diseases or do you experience coldness in your fingers? ...Read more

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Why is my newborn congested with a stuffy nose?

Why is my newborn congested with a stuffy nose?

?irritants?: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants.Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & produces rattling with breathing. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment & this will happen less. ...Read more

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My nose and eyes feel luke theyre on fire with a runny nose and sneezing. Is it just allergies?

My nose and eyes feel luke theyre on fire with a runny nose and sneezing. Is it just allergies?

Rhino-conjunctivitis: Possibly could be allergies but many cases like this could also have a non- allergic component. ...Read more

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Why is my nose always clogged?

Why is my nose always clogged?

Here's some guidance: Blocked nasal passages can be from a mechanical obstruction or the lack of sensed airflow. Examples of an obstruction include a septal deviation, enlarged turbinates, excessive mucus production like during a cold or from allergies, or nasal sidewall collapse. Your nose may not sense airflow from too much swelling, trauma, or prior nasal surgery. A good start is to see an ENT to perform an exam. ...Read more

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I have allergies and my nose is congested and my throat is scratchy. Help?

I have allergies and my nose is congested and my throat is scratchy. Help?

Allergy sufferer: Allergies can make a person feel miserable. The best treatment starts with identifying and avoiding the trigger (if possible). The most effective treatment is the topical nasal steroid sprays such as qnasl, flonase, Nasonex (mometasone) etc. Antihistamines with or without decongestants can be helpful. Consider seeing an allergist, they are specifically trained in diagnosing and treating allergies! ...Read more

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My throat is itchy and stpped up nose. What is this?

My throat is itchy and stpped up nose. What is this?

Allergy: The few symptoms that you described are classical symptoms consistent with allergic rhinitis. The nasal congestion is due to engorgement of blood vessels in the side of the nasal cavity and swelling of the tissue around these vessels (called edema). These symptoms can be treated with otc antihistamines such as Claritin or allegra. If these meds do not help, see an allergist. ...Read more

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Why is my nose so oily?

Why is my nose so oily?

From skin: the nature of your skin is oily you can not change that keep it clean as often as possible ...Read more

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My baby has a stuffy nose but not runny. And a dry caugh?

My baby has a stuffy nose but not runny. And a dry caugh?

Cold symptoms: Sounds like a touch of a cold. Use a humidifier, when you shower have someone sit in the bathroom with the baby. Use saline drops in nose if the congestion is interfering with the baby's ability to feed. Put a couple of drops of saline in, and then if doesn't sneeze them out, use your bulb suction to clear out mucous. Avoid irritants such as smoke. ...Read more

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My poop is watery and so is my nose what is this?

My poop is watery and so is my nose what is this?

Check with your MD: Check with your door, the two are not related.Watery stools may be from a virus infection or another GI infection.You have to drink enough clear liquids containing electrolytesto prevent dehydration. Runny nose may be due to allergies or vasomotor rhinitis. ...Read more

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My son has a horrible runny nose and is stuffed up. Eyes are watering. Sneezing and coughing. Vaporizer, suction not working?

My son has a horrible runny nose and is stuffed up. Eyes are watering. Sneezing and coughing. Vaporizer, suction not working?

Allergies likely: Sounds like fairly typical allergy symptoms. A cold(uri) and allergy can be very similar, but a cold lasts 5-7 days and you feel more sick. Allergies last much longer, like for an entire season, or year round. You don't feel quite as ill with allergies. Consider trying otc antihistamines appropriate for the age of your child. You may need to see pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a stuffy nose and yellow snit when I blow my nose. Is this a sinus infection?

I have a stuffy nose and yellow snit when I blow my nose. Is this a sinus infection?

Try: Discolored mucous is not necessary a sinus infection. I normally wait a week. Try inhaling steam or taking a hot shower. This can break up the congestion naturally. A Netti pot is a sinus rinse that can wash out your sinuses. Afrin (oxymetazoline) and Sudafed can help for congestion. If you have allergies or a sinus infection more treatment can be provided by your doctor after a complete history and exa ...Read more

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Why does my nose get so stuffy and runny when i cry? Is that a bad thing?

Why does my nose get so stuffy and runny when i cry? Is that a bad thing?

It's normal.: The same pressures which make your face red when you cry causes the inside of the nose to swell and get stuffy. The nose running is tears passing down the nasolacrimal duct, a tube which runs from the eyes to the nose. ...Read more