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Nasal packing removal in 2 hours after septoplasty surgery 4 days ago. How can I ease the painful procedure? Please suggestions? Thank you all.
Just had sinus surgery yesterday, can I use a nasal spray to help clean with the packing still in nostrils?
Nasal spray use?: Depends on what kind of packing your surgeon placed. Please call your ENT specialist, so that they can let you know what their preference is. ...Read more
Just had sinus surgery yesterday, they put in dissolvable packing and stints, can I use a nasal spray to help clean out nostrils?
Try saline.: You may first want to check with your surgeon because there are several different kinds of packing. Usually, over the counter nasal saline (salt water) sprays are very useful after sinus surgery to help rinse away dried blood and crusting. They can be used with splints or stents in place. Do not use any prescription nose sprays until your ENT surgeon says it's OK to do so. ...Read more
Rhinitis( swollen nasal passages). Oral steroids( medrol dose pack did not help much. Will nasal steroids not work then if oral ones did not help much?
Finished 5 day z-pack 7 days ago, still terrible cough and a lot of phlegm and post nasal drip, no longer green, need to stop coughing throat raw?
Sinusitis & post nasal drip. Dr treating with cefdinir. Bronchial spasm cough treated w/ prednisone 6 day pack. Can I use biaxin, (clarithromycin) pred to end cough?
Check with PCP: Please check with your physician if you need additional antibiotics. As far as your nasal and bronchial symptoms are concerned if on chronic basis Please look for the cause as such resp symptoms are environmental like dust molds pollens and foods etc. please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn more about treating the cause of illness. If interested Please make an appointment. ...Read more
Nasal congestion and pressure for two weeks now( happened after having work done on house and cleaning) No drainage at all.Nasonex made me feel more congested after one use only. Doctor gave medrol dose pack 4mg 21 pills and still congested.Any idea?
Sinus infection?: If you have a sinus infection, the problem would not go away with nasal steroid (which takes several days of use to get optimal results) or even Medrol. I am wondering also why you have been on low dose Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for the past year since this only encourages the growth of resistant bacteria. Perhaps a CT sinus should be considered. ENT consult? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have mds. I have been having severe loose productive cough for the last 14 days with white/grey sputum. I don't have fever or nasal congestion. Six days ago, i startedtaking 3 pills from the z pack but there has been noresponse. Six days ago, i got an x
COPD exacerbation: What you describe sounds like you have triggered a tendency to irritation of your bronchial tubes. The underlying problem may come from past smoking. At this time, avoid chemicals, perfumes, dairy, smoke, and spicy foods to decrease mucous production. Use of an inhaler could help if you wheeze. Humidifier will help the mucous to come out. Cough suppressant may help. Discuss with your mds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers