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My nose has not stop runny ?

My nose has not stop runny ?

Runaway running: Nose for how long? A cold usually lasts 7-10 days, but can last as long as 14 days. If your nose has been runny for longer, then could be sinus infection, allergies or non-allergic runny nose. Talk with your doc about the right problem and the right treatment for you. Take care. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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


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Why does my nose get stuffy?

Why does my nose get stuffy?

Anatomy: Regardless of the reason (cold, allergies, etc), the reason your nose gets stuffy is that there is inflammation in the lining of the your nose, which then gets thicker than when there is no inflammation. The main component is from a structure called the inferior turbinates - these get enlarged, engorged with blood and thickened when there is inflammation ---> stuffy :). ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Apply compression at the front of the nose
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Gently pack the nose with cotton
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If your nosebleeds are continuous or frequent, go to the ER
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Are there any nose-shaping exercises?

Are there any nose-shaping exercises?

Some cultures: Some cultures practice nose shaping exercises particularly in the first 3 months of life, and although their effectiveness for ears has been documented, these maneuvers have not been validated in long term studies. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a broken or just a bent nose?

How can you tell if you have a broken or just a bent nose?

Nose trauma: If the nose was straight before, then became crooked after injury, then it was broken. You can't bend the nasal bones ! note-- this needs immediate evaluation by ent. If surgery is needed then it needs to be done within a couple of weeks. Otherwise, the nose will heal crooked and require more complex later surgery to repair. ...Read more

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I didn't know how to calm down today. I worried irrationally and cried uncontrollably until my nose bled. This has never occurred before. ?

I didn't know how to calm down today. I worried irrationally and cried uncontrollably until my nose bled. This has never occurred before. ?

How often does thi: How often does this behavior happen? I think you become hysterical. You need to see your doctor for evaluation. You cannot function normally with this type of behavior. See your doctor for help ...Read more

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I think I may have broken my nose today. I got hit by a hard thrown flying basketball. What should I do for it. ?

I think I may have broken my nose today. I got hit by a hard thrown flying basketball. What should I do for it. ?

Broken nose: Put an ice pack on it while protecting your skin with a washcloth or towel 15 minutes on 1/2-1 hour off to decrease pain and swelling. Stay away from contact sports and other activities that could lead to reinjury. May want to consult ENT, especially if the injury has affected breathing passages significantly. Plastic surgery consult later for cosmetic change is also a suggestion. ...Read more

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Sir i want to reduce my nose's boon?

Sir i want to reduce my nose's boon?

Nose boon?: Please resubmit your question and rephrase in a form that is understood. Nose boon?- is not a term most physicians are familiar with. ...Read more

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How to make one's nose less stuffy?

Nose sprays: Oxymetazoline nasal spray for 3 to 5 days, if used too long will make it worse. This time of year it's likely ragweed allergy, a prescription for a steroid nasal spray and or an antihistamine spray would be the best bet. Go see your ENT or allergist, or ENT allergist. ...Read more

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Have you ever broken a nose and had it heal ok?

Have you ever broken a nose and had it heal ok?

Broken but straight: If the bones are broken but not displaced (think of a crack in a sidewalk ) then you don't need to intervene. The bones will heal where they are, so if thr nose is crooked, you need to get it fixed in the first 7-10 days after the injury. ...Read more

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