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Can nasal polyps completely block my nose breathing?

Can nasal polyps completely block my nose breathing?

Yes: See an ENT doctor for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more

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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Blocked nose , chronic sinus, loosing voice ?

Blocked nose , chronic sinus, loosing voice ?

Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Pleasant tasting too! Certainly see doctor first to rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to unblock a blocked nose ?

How to unblock a blocked nose ?

If getting in a...: Steamy shower opens the blockage completely on both sides, you probably would find relief from a steroid or antihistamine nasal spray which are both prescription medications in the us. If one or both sides are always blocked you probably have a mechanical obstruction that will need to be looked at by a nose surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get relief from blocked nose caused by deviated septum?

How do I get relief from blocked nose caused by deviated septum?

Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having symptoms.If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Can blocked nose effect in vision problem?

Can blocked nose effect in vision problem?

Not likely: If you have a vision problem, you should get a complete eye exam to determine what is the problem. ...Read more

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Ringing ear caused by blocked Eustachian tube is it permanent!!??

Ringing ear caused by blocked Eustachian tube is it permanent!!??

No: This should go away after your tube is unblocked. If it doesn't in a few days please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Head cold coughing temperature blocked sinuses and blocked ears?

Head cold coughing temperature blocked sinuses and  blocked ears?

Uri: Sounds like upper respiratory illness. Usually viral take Ibuprofen and oxymetazoline for three days to improve with symptoms and if worsens see you general doctor. ...Read more

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How can I unblock a blocked nose quickly?

How can I unblock a blocked nose quickly?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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How to unblock clogged ear wax?

How to unblock clogged ear wax?

See an ENT: There are products in the market that you can buy over the counter which can loosen the wax and remove it. If that does not help, then you need to see your doctor of ENT and they may do an irrigation to remove the clogged wax. ...Read more

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If nose picking can't make nostrils wider, how are earlobes stretched permanently by piercing?

If nose picking can't make nostrils wider, how are earlobes stretched permanently by piercing?

Stretching: Has to do with intensity and duration. Picking nose is episodic and of only a few moments duration. Earrings, however, are pulled downward by gravity for the entire time they are in place. The heavier the earrings, the greater the ear lobe distortion. ...Read more

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Nasal congestion / nose blocked. Possible causes?

Nasal congestion / nose blocked. Possible causes?

Nose: Many things. Could be the onset of a cold, allergies, a deviated septum or nasal polyps. See an ENT to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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Can hypertension possibly cause clogged ears or blocked eustachian tubes?

Can hypertension possibly cause clogged ears or blocked eustachian tubes?

Unlikely: two common things and may occur together with one NOT causing the other! ...Read more

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Ask an ENT will plugging nose and blowing damage my ears?

Ask an ENT will plugging nose and blowing damage my ears?

Not likely: While I have heard one person tell me they popped their ear drum by blowing so hard, i think it is perfectly safe to do so. In fact i recommend it to at least a few patients everyday if their own eustachian tunes are plugged. ...Read more

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Can holding your nose and blowing to unblock ears cause heart damage?

Can holding your nose and blowing to unblock ears cause heart damage?

See below: You increase intracranial pressure - you can cause a blood vessel in your brain to rupture. Rather than doing that, try yawning - perhaps repeatedly. It cane equalize the pressure in your ears. ...Read more

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Why does a blocked nose change from one nostril being blocked to the other?

Why does a blocked nose change from one nostril being blocked to the other?

A normal occurrence : In everybody there is something called the "nasal cycle". In the nasal cycle structures on one side of the nose get more swollen while the opposite side shrinks down and then every three or four hours this cycle changes. When complete obstruction occurs on one side it is often more noticeable. Allergy and low-grade infection can often make obstruction worse. ...Read more

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Why does blowing your nose cause plugged ears?

Why does blowing your nose cause plugged ears?

Plugged ears: This is a great question and it really addresses the normal anatomy of the nose and ears. The middle ear and nose are directly connected by way of a tube called the eustachian tube. When you blow your nose, air is forced into the nose and up the eustachian tube. This will cause an increase in pressure in the middle ear, which will quickly dissipate with swallowing. ...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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Can squeezing nose make it PERMANENTLY bigger?

Can squeezing nose make it PERMANENTLY bigger?

No: There is no scientific evidence I am aware of that squeezing nose make it bigger. ...Read more

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My nose is blocked and cannot breathe properly?

My nose is blocked and  cannot breathe properly?

Could: try steam inhalation or nasal saline rinse and antihistamines or afrin nasal spray. If no improvement see your doctor ...Read more

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ENT wants to shorten uvula, remove enormous tonsils and reconstruct very narrow nasal passages because I can't breathe well thru mouth or nose. Help?

ENT wants to shorten uvula, remove enormous tonsils and reconstruct very narrow nasal passages because I can't breathe well thru mouth or nose. Help?

Need something: Looks like you need to do something to relieve your symptoms. Surgery is generally recommended if medical treatment has become ineffective. My rule of thumb for surgery is to let your PMD help you make the decision if you need to be under the knife. They may be willing or aware of trying new medical treatments first. Feel better?? ...Read more

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I always have blocked nose?

Dr. Anil Shah Dr. Shah
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I always have blocked nose?

Nasal Obstruction: Nasal obstruction is one of the most common symptoms. There can be many causes including medical (allergic, hormonal, etc) as well as structural (septal deviation, turbinate hypertrophy, valve dysfunction). Typically fixed nasal obstruction is anatomic and fluctuating obstruction is medical in nature. An examination by a nasal expert can help find possible causes of your nasal obstruction. ...Read more

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How to stop a blocked nose?

How to stop a blocked nose?

Treat the cause : several causes. Check with ENT to make sure no polyps or deviated nasal septum or other pathology. If everything is ruled out look for allergy or environmental causes. To learn how to treat the cause Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

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How can I treat a blocked nose?

How can I treat a blocked nose?

See an ENT : If this a chronic problem you might have a deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy, nasal polypp, or worse. If this just a temporary situation try sudafed over the counter or a saline sinus rinse. ...Read more

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How to unblock a blocked nose ?

If getting in a...: Steamy shower opens the blockage completely on both sides, you probably would find relief from a steroid or antihistamine nasal spray which are both prescription medications in the us. If one or both sides are always blocked you probably have a mechanical obstruction that will need to be looked at by a nose surgeon. ...Read more

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How can one clear up a blocked nose?

How can one clear up a blocked nose?

Evaluation: This could be caused by many things from the use of otc nasal sprays to a deviated septum. Or you could have chronic sinusitis. Need to be seen by your doc and possibly be referred to ent. ...Read more

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I’m not sick but have a blocked nose?

I’m not sick but have a blocked nose?

Sounds like: nasal allergies commonly known as 'Hay Fever" Try an over the counter Nasal Alergy spray...a number of them are now available...
Hope this is helpful!
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What could I do to cure a blocked nose?

Get treatment: Use nasal saline wash to disolved & loosen the secretions. Then get daily morning Pseudoephedrine & a antihistamine if persist for more than a wek get professional help. ...Read more

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Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

Cure/ tips for relieving a blocked nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Alway got a blocked nose any suggestions?

Alway got a blocked nose any suggestions?

Nasal Plugging: Could be chronic underlying infection, allergies, polypoid tissue (callouses in the mucosa), septal deviation, concha bullosa structures. Basically you need to see your ENT first. ...Read more

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How can I unblock a blocked nose quickly?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Have blocked nose back ach and uneasiness?

Common cold?: A viral cause is the correct answer 99 percent of the time. This can be managed with warm salt water rinses of the back of the mouth and acetomenophen if necessary. Fever may cause uneasiness and back ache, but to be certain, go see a doctor! any uneasiness may be a reason to seek help in person, as the general symptoms you ask about may be leading to something more important than the common cold. ...Read more

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Can blocked nose effect in vision problem?

Not likely: If you have a vision problem, you should get a complete eye exam to determine what is the problem. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly cure a blocked nose?

How can I most quickly cure a blocked nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What to do if I have a blocked nose, help!?

What to do if I have a blocked nose, help!?

Blocked nose: The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What can you do if you have an blocked nose?

What can you do if you have an blocked nose?

Blocked nose: The only way to tell is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What is the best way to clear a blocked nose?

What is the best way to clear a blocked nose?

Topical decongestant: If there is no reason to avoid decongestants, you can use afrin over the counter nasal spray to relieve nasal congestion if it does not clear or remain clear, you need to be examined by an otolaryngologist. There are several causes of nasal blockage, and you may not be aware of an underlying condition. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blocked nose! help, please?

I'm having symptoms of blocked nose! help, please?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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I have a blocked nose every night what can this be ?

I have a blocked nose every night what can this be ?

Allergies: A common cause of nasal congestion is allergies. Allergen avoidance through the use of a dust mite pillow case and mattress cover, as well as an antihistamine like Claritin or Allegra may all be helpful. ...Read more

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How come i wake up with a blocked nose every morning?

How come i wake up with a blocked nose every morning?

Possible reasons for: A.M. Nasal congestion include: if you sleep lying flat in bed, this gives mucus a chance to pool in your nasal passages. While you are sleeping the mucus thickens & you wake with congestion. If the air is dry in your home this can contribute to thickening of the mucus. Are you allergic to dust mites? They infest your pillows, mattress and bed linens leading to allergic reactions in some people. ...Read more

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Do you have a blocked nose with eustachine dysfunction?

Do you have a blocked nose with eustachine dysfunction?

Congestion: Most of the times blocked noses and congestion are the main causes of exists Eustachian tube dysfunction. Taking a decongestant and doing valsalva maneuver helps. ...Read more

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