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Nose Constantly Running
Neti pots can
reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in A.M. Get checked for allergies if this doesn't help. ...Read more
My nose is constantly running - this is the first time i am having this problem and it started a month before winter ended... at first i thought im ge?
Allergy?: If he does not have a fever and does not act sick, his constant runny nose may be from allergy (allergic rhinitis, otherwise known as "hay fever"). We don't recommend otc remedies for young kids any longer, so he should see his pediatrician who will check him out and perhaps prescribe something more effective. ...Read more
Runny nose: Chronic runny nose may be from allergies /non-allergic rhinitis. Allergies needs to be treated with allergy medication. Viral illnesses are common causes of recurrent runny nose. Viruses takes its natural course. Iga (immunoglobulin deficiency) may cause chronic runny noses but is an uncommon cause. ...Read more
I have clear, sticky, and thick nasal drippings. My nose is constantly running. It's been 2 weeks. Allergy or cold?
Allergies: Colds last for 3-5 days, allergies are long lasting, see your doctor for proper treatment. ...Read more
Today I noticed a lump in the back of my throat. Also earlier today my nose was constantly running, and I feel mucus buildup in my throat as well.
See answer: You are having a viral cold. Your bodies immune system will eliminate the virus. Most OTC cold medicines won't make the cold go away any quicker but Natures Way Cold Care Umcka Lozenges, containing the herb Pelargonium(A Geranium extract) may help reduce the duration of a viral respiratory illness by two days and lessen the severity. You can look up Umcka on Amazon and Pelargonium on drugs.com. ...Read more
I have a cold and my nose is constantly running. And my eyes water a lot too. The back of my throat hurts when I cough.
Cold? Allergy?: Sounds like a typical cold, or maybe allergy. Over the counter treatments might help. Or just sit tight and wait for your symptoms to clear up. This doesn't sound serious at all. ...Read more
Can i take any cold meds during pregnancy i know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and i'm raw?
Yes: I give a list of medications that are safe to take during pregnancy for a variety of conditions. In general it is relatively safe to use pseudophed, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold, benedry, afrin or neosynephrine nasal spray and plain robitussin. However, not knowing your other health problems this is just a general list. ...Read more
Ask your doctor: This may be normal but you really should discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
I have constant nose allergy(running and stuffed nose) throughout the years ever since i was little due to environment.Does that hinder growth(height)?
My granddaughter is 21 months old and had tubes put in her ears. She also had the adenoids removed. Is drooling common? Her nose is running constantly
Allergies?: Allergies can cause drooling and a runny nose. Be sure there are no fragrances or aerosols being used in her environment (all of which exacerbate or cause allergies). Go with her to her next appt, if okay with parents, and see what the doc says about this. No scented soaps, detergents, candles and no fabric softeners. This goes for the people that hug her too! ...Read more
My nose has been running constantly on one side only for two weeks. The fluid is clear and thin and sometimes causes a headache. What is this?
Ipratroprium: There is a generic nasal spray, ipratroprium bromide 0.06% that is very effective at shutting off the mechanism in the nose that produces these thin secretions. It can be used two squirts in each nostril as many as four times a day, if needed. As the inflammation of the cold subsides, you won't need it as often. This works for the drippy nose you might get from cold air, exercise, etc. ...Read more
What otc medication is best for allergies?? Currently taking benedryl but it makes me too drowsy. My current symptom is just constant running nose, no other symptoms.
My nose has been running constantly. It soaks through the paper I keep sticking up there because the intense irritation and itch in my nose and throat, it burns and drives me crazy..
it is a allergy you have to be taking allergy medication allthe time ,it is not cold or virus that will go away in a week or two.
take zyrtec during the day and benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night.
drink hot tea with lemon and honey avery day.
take a table spoon of local honey you get from a farmer market. ...Read more
I have a cough and constantly running nose. I also have lumps in the back of my throat but my throat is not sore it just feels dry. What do I have?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. ...Read more
I am traveling and came down with a cold. My throat has been sore three days and I've lost my voice, I have a constantly running nose (clear)?
? bacteria vrs viral: What you describe sounds like a common cold best treated with a decongestant like Pseudafed, gargle with original Listerine alternating with a juice glass of warm water with a stirring teaspoonful of salt and rest voice. If cough is present, treat the cough. If you speak don't whisper as these worsens voice loss every 4 hours. If worse/not better in 2 more days go to urgent care for evaluation. ...Read more
What should I take/do? I'm getting soooo annoyed with this...I'm having dry itchiness in my throat, no running nose, constant coughing. I've taken Robitussin this morning and last night. I've been sipp'n on tea w/honey, i've even swallowed some honey.I do
Why is it when I begin get anxious my nose starts running and also feel need to constantly blow it or sniffle,Dr gave me claritan but still keeps on..
Allergies and sinuses are causing nose to drip and gush snot. Constantly running. Flo made & overcounter meds not helping. No insurance, help?
Nasalcrom (cromolyn): Over the counter options include Nasalcrom nasal spray . Some people find neil med sinus rinses are helpful as well. Others find that Allegra d or zyrtec d pills can help. If these do not help you may need to see a doctor to get some prescription nose sprays . Sometimes if the symptoms are bad and if you start having colored mucus you could have a sinus infection. ...Read more
My 4 year old daughtet has been running a very high temperature for 3 days now sits like touching a radiator sleeps constantly and has a stuffy nose.
Glupe: For now please go to your primary doctor to clear your nose and ears. ...Read more
My throat hurts, I feel the need to constantly blow my nose, but it isn't running, what OTC medicines can I take?
Every time i swallow i feel mucus running down my throat and I've had stuffed up nose for about 2 months and constantly hacking up mucus?
My 2 year old son, has swollen eyes with slight watering. The weather is slightly chill and has constant sneezing , running nose?
Allergies: Your son's symptoms are very suspicious for allergies. If this has been going on for more than a few weeks, i would see his pediatrician to discuss what options are out there for relief of symptoms. This includes not only medicine, but cleaning up his environment to try and reduce the exposure to things he might be allergic to. Also, no smoking or other respiratory irritants around the child. ...Read more