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Could mosquito spray make a good alternative to pepper spray?

Could mosquito spray make a good alternative to pepper spray?

I doubt that: this has been tested. I would not rely on protecting your safety since it is not clear if it would be effective. ...Read more

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My babies nose is super congested help! i've used bulb strung saline spray cool mist humidifie and steamy shower u keep sucking stuff out but ita lo?

My babies nose is super congested help! i've used bulb strung saline spray cool mist humidifie and steamy shower u keep sucking stuff out but ita lo?

If this has been: Going on for quite sometimes please see your pediatrician about it. He may prescribe some ear drop or eye drop medication that can be used in the nose to relieve severe nasal congestion or he may refer you to ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Can afrin (oxymetazoline) nose spray help unplug my ears?

Can afrin (oxymetazoline) nose spray help unplug my ears?

It can: Be careful! use of afrin (oxymetazoline) for longer than 3 days can result in rebound congestion that's hard to get rid of. Oral decongestants like Pseudoephedrine are safer and can also unblock your ears if they are blocked because your eustachian tubes are blocked. ...Read more

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Could roach spray make me blind?

Could roach spray make me blind?

Not likely: If sprayed in the eyes, it would likely cause irritation but not likely lead to blindness. ...Read more

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Where to buy melatonin nasal spray?

Where to buy melatonin nasal spray?

Online?: I have not heard much of people using nasal spray compared to those that use lozenge or oral tablet. ...Read more

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Does nasal spray contains mercury ?

Does nasal spray contains mercury ?

Which nasal sprays : Do u mean? Otc ones? Nasal steroids? The live virus influenza vaccine that is a nasal spray does not contain thimerosol (mercury). Thimerosol is used in multi-dose vial of injectable vaccine to prevent contamination & growth of bacteria or fungi. Apparently some nasal decongestants do contain thimerosol. ...Read more

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Can Vicks vapor humidifier irritate eye?

Can Vicks vapor humidifier irritate eye?

verymild irritation: Nothing to worry about. Best to close your eyes if you are bothered. ...Read more

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Can I use olive leaf extract or grapefruit seed extract nasal sprays to get off Afrin rebound sinusitis?

Can I use olive leaf extract or grapefruit seed extract nasal sprays to get off Afrin rebound sinusitis?

Surgery may not help: I am a doctor who suffered for years with sinus infections.do the following: 1.Avoid anything cold. 2.no soda. 3.use Sovereign Silver spray when I feel like I am getting another attack.its safe and natural.u won't get it in Mexico :( 4.I use VICKS topically as much as I can. 5.use a humidifier at night 6.drink lots of water. 7. Saline drops 10 times a day. 8. Nasocort has lot of side effec ...Read more

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After spraying my nose with Afrin Nasal Spray for congestion I cannot smell anything. Even the most strongest perfumes Or food?

After spraying my nose with Afrin Nasal Spray for congestion I cannot smell anything. Even the most strongest perfumes Or food?

A thought: Loss of smell (and possible cause of congestion to begin with) could implicate the presence of nasal polyps. These are growths caused by various types of inflammation and should be treated with medicine to reduce their size and restore nasopharyngeal health. An Allergist can help. ...Read more

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Does eucalyptus oil spray in a steam room kill cold and flu viruses? If so, what else does eucalyptus spray kill?

Does eucalyptus oil spray in a steam room kill cold and flu viruses? If so, what else does eucalyptus spray kill?

Other natural remedy: Tea tree oil and oil of neem have been shown to have powerful antimicrobial effets- some trials have demonstrated tto efficacy against mrsa! ...Read more

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Do capsaicin or pepper nasal sprays to help migraines?

Do capsaicin or pepper nasal sprays to help migraines?

Possibly: Capsaicin will stimulate the pain nerves and may confuse your pain sensors. If your migraines are triggered by nasal pressure then it might work. ...Read more

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After using oxymetazoline nasal spray (anefrin, etc, ) should I wait to blow my nose?

After using oxymetazoline nasal spray (anefrin, etc, ) should I wait to blow my nose?

Time to work: You should give the medication time to work first. Also be aware that this product should only be used on a short term basis and ongoing use may result in physical dependence on the product to maintain the sensation of open nasal passages. ...Read more

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Mistook phenylephrine Hydrochloride 1% nasal spray for my saline nasal spray so I sprayed a lot. Used neti pot afterward to get out as much as i could?

Mistook phenylephrine Hydrochloride 1% nasal spray for my saline nasal spray so I sprayed a lot. Used neti pot afterward to get out as much as i could?

Likely OK: With a single exposure, albeit with high doses, I'd doubt that you will suffer any significant side effects. ...Read more

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I accidentally sprayed some bath & body works mist into my mouth at night instead of my moisterizing mouth spray:( Am I poisoned?

I accidentally sprayed some bath & body works mist into my mouth at night instead of my moisterizing mouth spray:(  Am I poisoned?

No harm, no worries: As you can imagine, such mistaken use is very common for all cosmetics, personal hygiene products, etc. In the US, it would not be legal to market them unless they were safe regardless of such mistakes. The same applies to soaps, deodorants, perfumes, etc -- if you can buy it in a store, probably it's safe in small amounts like this. Don't worry about it! ...Read more

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Could vaseline and cayenne pepper mixed together reduce a black eye?

Could vaseline and cayenne pepper mixed together reduce a black eye?

No way : would I put cayenne pepper anywhere near my eye! I've never heard of this particular home remedy and to me it sounds like a painful lesson waiting to happen. ...Read more