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Nasal Passages Irritated For Three Days After A Crying Spell
Constant runny nose occasionally having bloody mucus over a six month period, go through a box of tissues a week?
Allergic Rhinitis: If you have persistent runny nose for weeks, then allergy should be considered. If you are allergic to cat, it is likely that you are also allergic to other airborne allergens. Your doctor can prescribe a steroid nasal spray like Nasonex (mometasone) or nasacort which can be much more effective than antihistamines. You may also need to see an allergist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I've been using nasobec nasal spray for 3 days for blocked ears 2 sprays in each nostril 2 times a day now I have a really sore throat is this normal?
Severe congestion for 5 days. After 2 days blowing out thick balls of mucus and blood. Followed by caugh. This happened last month too. What is this?
My 2yo had a cold two weeks ago. A nightly cough remains. Only when asleep. Slight nasal discharge. What's the deal?
Post-nasal drip: While recovering from a cold the tissues lining the upper respiratory tract are continuing to regenerate and there is inflammatory material that during the day either flows down and is swallowed or cleared and swallowed without cough. At night, however, there is pooling of material in the back of the throat and coughing helps to clear it. ...Read more
Lo has a persistent day and night cough,after having a cold 12 days ago.Zyrtec (cetirizine) helps calm cough, could it be allergies?How long can cough linger?
Having flu for more than 2months what can still be the solution ?took nasal sprays and tablets(Cetirizine) symptons:red eye, blocked nose,cant slp
Nasal spray: If you have been using a nasal spray like Afrin then you could be experiencing "rebound" swelling of the nasal passages. This is very difficult to deal with but you MUST stop using those nose sprays for it to get better. Talk to your doctor about using a steroid nasal spray to help you get through the withdrawal from the other. ...Read more
Had a runny nose mix with mucus and tear drops dripping out of 1 nostril for about month now. Had sinus surgery 8 months ago. Could it be CSF leak?
Seriously doubt it!: Your symptoms sound more like basic, run of the mill rhinorrhea - likely caused by allergies or viral illness. Let the ENT who did your surgery know your concerns and symptoms. They can examine you, help determine cause, and provide treatment to get you some relief. ...Read more
What causes my sinuses to be stuffy but only at night? Before that i had a runny nose during day for 3 days but it stopped after i used the netti pot
Nasal congestion: A number of allergens cause nasal congestion and it tends to get worse when you lay down. Most notably indoor allergens such as dust mites and pet dander can cause it, but also delayed reactions from outdoor daytime exposure do the same. Consult a board certified allergist, identify your triggers and get relief. ...Read more
Had ess 3 weeks ago. Prednisone 5 days ago. After sinus rinse i get drips out of right nose even hours after rinse. Is it CSF or leftover irrigation?
Had a cold for a week. Lots of nasal mucous. Left side nostril has been bleeding upon blowing daily for 5 days. How can I "band-aid" this?
5 days!: Sorry to hear this. Please set up an appointment as soon as possible with an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist. He/she will take good care of your concern. ...Read more
I am experiencing bloody nose and nasal drainage. My nose has bleed once or twice every week or every other week for this past month nose also liquid ?
Nasal bleeding: The usual cause of recurrent nasal bleeding (epistaxis) in the winter relates to affect of cold and often dry air on the nasal tissues. It can be from one nostril or more likely both. You also describe a nasal discharge indicating a possible infectious or allergic condition. Try humidifying your room and applying very small amounts of Vaseline with a Q-Tip. If it persists see an ENT physician. ...Read more
See a doctor: After six weeks time you msy have a chronic sinus infection that should be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Experiencing prolonged chest congestion. X-Rays, blood tests negative. Antibiotics didn't work. Have been trying Zyrtec at night, together with nasal spray Qnasl (beclomethasone dipropinat) to reduce post-nasal drip. After one week, cough is less persiste
Right direction: Common causes of cough, other than infection are reflux and post-nasal drip. It sounds like the evaluation has looked for the more serious causes, but if the problem persists, continue to work with your doctor. Sometimes a pulmonary doctor can help with more resistant coughing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had sinus surgery 5 days ago now bloody phlegm running drown throat after using nasal spray? Normal? Quick answer please
Yes: A little bit of blood tinged stuff or small blood clots can be expected in the 1st couple of weeks. But if you suffer from profuse bleeding , contact the surgeon immediately. Unless the nasal spray is prescribed by the surgeon, it may be a good idea to stop using it for a couple of weeks. ...Read more
Last week I had sinus issues and it resolved. This week I was kept up with a post nasal drip cough. I took 2 zyrtec and 1 tessalon pearles to sleep.
Past several days been having a dry cough and choking feeling in throat. Sometimes starts after eating and lasts for hours. No relief after trying fluids, cough drops, etc.
Need med-checkup: If your cough is persistent for more than one week, you need a medical check up of your chest. Dry cough can be caused by allergies or Asthma which require a Physical examination by a doctor before we can be certain. A chest C-X-Ray may also be useful to check your lungs. ...Read more
I have had a cold/virus every 2 months for the last 6 months. Starts out same way; sore throat & post nasal drip. Is this a concern?
Usually not: In most cases no serious issues are involved. ...Read more
Week long virus with a post nasal drip down the back of throat. Coughing at night and laryngitis during the day. Allegra ineffective. Suggestions?
Cetirazine: Can try cetirazine (Zyrtec). Also, nasal rinses like Neti Pot are helpful & you might even try that first. If no better in 1-2 weeks, consider seeing your clinician to be sure nothing more complicated is going on - though that is unlikely unless you have an undying condition like chronic sinusitis, asthma, chronic rhinitis, cystic fibrosis, or an immune deficiency disease or medication, & so on. ...Read more
I'm wheezing, coughing, w/ nasal congestion. I was out in the cold for a while about two days ago when this started. Could I have a cold? No fever.
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