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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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


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Does nasal saline solution help with a red nose from rosacea?

Does nasal saline solution help with a red nose from rosacea?

Sorry, no.: Nasal saline helps moisturize a dry nasal cavity, but will do nothing for the dilated capillaries of the external nasal skin. Topical antibiotics, oral antibiotics, and laser treatments may treat (but not "cure") the vessels of rosacea. ...Read more

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How to remove oily red nose with blackheads?

How to remove oily red nose with blackheads?

Wash face w a: Gentle cleanser 2x/ day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (to include black heads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands).Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Can use otc products (containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist & discuss possible use of a comedone extractor. ...Read more

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How effective are nasal sprays in unclogging your nose?

Nasal sprays: Nasal sprays can be very effective at unclogging the nose. However some over the counter sprays like afrin can be habit forming and loose their effectiveness with chronic use. The best spray to use a lot is saline nasal spray. In some allergic conditions your physician can prescribe steroid spray or antihistamine spray and those work well. ...Read more

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Will biore blackhead strips work?

Customer reviews: Here are reviews from 247 people: http://www.Amazon.Com/biore-deep-cleansing-pore-strips/product-reviews/b0009eilks/ref=cm_cr_dp_see_all_btm?Ie=utf8&showviewpoints=1&sortby=bysubmissiondatedescending. It has mixed reviews. ...Read more

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How to use nose job for bulbous nose tips?

How to use nose job for bulbous nose tips?

Tip contouring: Rhinoplasty (nose job) surgery enables re-shaping of the nasal tip. A bulbous nasal tip is one in which the tip cartilages may be large and splayed apart. The dome areas may have very poor definition and the nasal tip skin may be of increased thickness such that underlying structures are not well-defined. ...Read more

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Could I use saline nasal spray for a runny nose?

Could I use saline nasal spray for a runny nose?

Yes, but...: There's no harm in using a nasal saline spray. If it helps your runny nose, it's fine. ...Read more

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Can toothpaste works for blackheads?

Dr. Jerry Hu Dr. Hu
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Can toothpaste works for blackheads?

Toothpaste: Toothpaste is made for your teeth. Try biore or ask your dermatologist for blackheads. Clean your face regularly. ...Read more

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I've tried nose strips and facial steaming but neither have worked for blackheads. Any ideas?

I've tried nose strips and facial steaming but neither have worked for blackheads. Any ideas?

Pore extractors, : Mild gentle exfoliating or even 'microdermabrasion' scrubs that are sold over the counter (no. 7 - at target stores, makes one) can help. You can also buy a little device called a pore extractor - that you can use to gently push out the blackheads and whiteheads without damaging the skin or causing bruising. Professional facials do this too - but they are expensive. ...Read more

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I have a confirmed nose bleeder, polyps and congested nose. I am on antihistamine, saline wash and steroid spray. Is that the best solution?

I have a confirmed nose bleeder, polyps and congested nose. I am on antihistamine,  saline wash and steroid spray. Is that the best solution?

Only if they work: This is a very complex issue as there are many potential causes for your problem. It appears that you may have a chronic sinus infection as well. A less common condition is known as Aspirin exacerbated rhinosinusitis (often accompanied by asthma) and in which case another class of drug called leukotriene modifier may work better. You should consult an allergist to help you sort this out. ...Read more

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Runny nose; nose constantly running clear liquid. Is there a nonaddictive nose spray OTC for it?

Dr. Anlin Xu Dr. Xu
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Runny nose; nose constantly running clear liquid. Is there a nonaddictive nose spray OTC for it?

Not really: Most of the otc nasal sprays contain topical decongestants, which ca cause rebound effect when stopped - "addiction". U need to ask ur doctor to prescribe u a nasal spray. ...Read more

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Do dermatologists do a nasal swab to test for acne?

Do dermatologists do a nasal swab to test for acne?

Occasionaly: If recommended, it may be on basis of specific bacteria found in the acne breakout areas. Some bacteria are carried within the nasal areas (like some staph and strep) are resistant to certain common antibiotics and can be problematic to treat. ...Read more

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Had sinus problem used nose spray saline spray issue with smelling nose dry nose feels heavy nostril swollen have mucus nose not open see allergist?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Had sinus problem used nose spray saline spray issue with smelling nose dry nose feels heavy nostril swollen have mucus nose not open see allergist?

Allergist or ENT: Your nasal symptoms can very well be due to the drugs you are on, lexapro, geodon (ziprasidone) or trazodone, all can cause dry mucus membranes hence dry nose, trazodone can cause nasal congestion too, when seen please mention that you're on those medicines, meanwhile, please keep using saline nasal wash liberally, for an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...Read more

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What's a good over-the-counter face wash, mask, or home remedy for extreme blackheads on the nose and chin area? I have oily skin.

What's a good over-the-counter face wash, mask, or home remedy for extreme blackheads on the nose and chin area? I have oily skin.

Blackheads: Mix one fourth cup of hot water and one teaspoonful of Epsom salt with 4 drops of iodine. Mix well and allow to cool. Dip a cotton ball and apply to the blackhead and surrounding areas. When mixture is dry gently remove with a clean cloth. This is one of the good and effective home remedies for blackheads. ...Read more

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Will a saline aerosol spray help my dry nose and pressure on sinuses?

Will a saline aerosol spray help my dry nose and pressure on sinuses?

Yes: Saline nasal spray is a very effective moisturizer that, if used frequently, will help in alleviating any sinus obstruction. During the winter and known allergy season, i recommend one use the saline nasal spray every 30 minutes during waking hours. See your doctor, however, if the sinus pressure remains or worsens as this could indicate an infection. ...Read more

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Can benzoyl peroxide actually work for acne, pimples, and blackheads?

Can benzoyl peroxide actually work for acne, pimples, and blackheads?

Yes: Benzoyl peroxide does work for inflammatory lesions. There are so many different concentrations and preparations of benzoyl peroxide available it is hard to recommmend without seeing the patient. It works less well for blackheads and whiteheads. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Do natural face mask works for treating ice pick scars, box scars and acne?

Do natural face mask works for treating ice pick scars, box scars and acne?

There are many: different types of natural face masks. Don't know which one you are referring to. In general - chronic scarring would not resolve using face masks. ...Read more