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Nasal Saline Medication
Nasal saline: Change nasal saline spray every other day. Hope i helped you with your answer. ...Read more
Nasal saline spray has been very helpful, but my nasal passages still feel impacted. What else can I do?
Talk to your doctor: You could ask your doctor to refer to an otolaryngologist. At your age, there could be treatable reasons why your nasal airway is narrowed, such as polyps, deviation of the septum or other. ...Read more
Follow instructions: Seriously! Each version has it's own instructions/directions so read carefully & follow them. Or make your own by following directions here: http://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/library/allergy-library/saline-sinus-rinse-recipe.aspx. Also read this first: http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm316375.htm so you don't use water straight from tap. ...Read more
While giving Nasal Saline drops to my baby, much more than the normal dosage of the fluid gushed into the sleeping child's nostril. Is it worrisome?
Have a bunch of scabs inside of nose after having a cold. Nasal saline spray not helping. How do I get rid of them?
Vaseline: applied CAREFULLY with a Q tip may be very helpful! Hope it is! Dr Z ...Read more
I used Otrivin nasal spray 5 times in two weeks.can i use more?can nasal saline spray reduces te inflammation of turbinates?is sinusoothe effective?
Is nasal spray and nasal saline the same thing? I need to know because my dr. Told me to take nasal saline because i'm breast feeding and i got spray.
Is inflammation of the nasal septum lining treated with medication or will saline rinses be the best?
Nasal sprays: Inflammation of the nasal mucosa or lining is best treated with a topical nasal steroid spray like flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc. These nasal steroid sprays take some time (months) to work and should be used every day, not just for a week or two. Additionally, nasal saline sprays will help by keeping the nasal lining moist because dryness can cause more inflammation. Think about a humidifier at night. ...Read more
Is it okay if I use a saline solution for nasal congestion while I am on benzonatate ? The medication said may cause nasal congestion.
Saline nasal allergy spray called asteoto. it's main ingredient is azelastine hcl. could that show up on my drug test?
No, but sedating: Tons of meds cause false-positive results in drug tests. It depends on the actual testing reagents. Here's just one ex: http://www.pharmacologyweekly.com/articles/drug-classes-cause-false-positive-urine-drug-screen. Be honest reporting all meds, even if they won't show. Your antihistamine drops are considered sedating, so may be prohibited if you are a pilot/ATC. Consider montelukast. Works well. ...Read more
I think I have post nasal drip. Can't i take some saline nasal drops daily to help, or is it only for 3 days ? Thanks.
Absolutely: One function of the nose is to trap large particles from getting into the lung. Saline irrigation of the nose restores humidity, helps clear thick secretions and crusting, also removes pollen and other substances that stick to the lining of the nose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: Even a higher concentration than 1n may be used. There is evidence that concentrations> 1 n may improve ciliary beat frequency which could help the nose be even cleaner. ...Read more
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