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Reducing Inflammation In The Nose
Can chronic dry nasal passages along with sores and scabs inside the nose lead to infection in the bronchial area accompanied by cough?
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Not likely.: Post nasal drip likely comes from the back of your nose and drips down and is usually coughed out or swallowed down your esophagus. If you get a chest cold, the inflammation comes first and then congestion from mucus production. This is then coughed out or blown out if in your nose. The post nasal drip usually comes after most of your congestion is coughed out or blown out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will aiming rhinocort aqua away from the perforation in my nasal septum reduce the likelihood of complications?
Turbinates: There are many different procedures to reduce turbinate hypertrophy, The goal is to reduce hypertrophied tissue while maintaining the mucosal surface, as the turbinates serve an important function. This can be done surgically but there are some medications to help manage turbinates too. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild flu. Blocked nostrils, excess mucus. Over the counter treatment to significantly reduce mucus secretion and ease breathing apart from otrivine?
What is the ?: I don't quite understand the question. Did you mean that otc medications other than otrivine did or didn't help? In the first 48 hrs after symptoms started, an anti-viral medication may shorten or reduce your flu symptoms. After that , only time would clear them. (1-2 weeks). ...Read more
Can a nasal steroid spray + antihistamine reduce nasopharynx swelling and thick mucus plugged in the area? No surgery needed, ENT says its pollution!
Possibly: Using these medications together are an excellent measure to treat nasal allergies that can cause excess mucus production, nasal plugging, congestion, etc.. ...Read more
Bloody nasal mucus, random pain within the upper and jaw teeth and jaw, pressure in cheeks and dry nasal opening - acute sinus inflammation?
Possible: Nasal spray containing steroid medicine may increase eye pressure. This is more likely to occur with daily use for longer than 10 days. Although pressure increase is uncommon, it can cause vision loss from glaucoma. You should have an eye examination shortly after starting this medication to determine whether your eye pressure is increased and whether you are at risk of glaucoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do consistent nose block means less oxygen in the brain and body?does stress leads to nose congestion in all people?
I have chronic congestion and feeling of nasal obstruction high in Nasopharangeal area around Eustachian tubes. Adenoid problems or hypertrophic?
Colds: Both allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and a viral upper respiratory tract infection (a "cold") cause nasal congestion. Almost all people get colds; about 30% of the population suffers from allergic rhinitis. With allergies you never get a fever and any mucus drainage is clear. With both you get sneezing. Allergies typically cause more itching of nose and eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can any of the following cause esophagus inflammation/burning-? Throat clearing, stress or colder weather/foods.
Use the medicine avamys for 2 months, affect the defenses of my nose? Which the action of this remedy in the nasal passages?
Topical steroid: Avamys is fluticasone furoate. In the us veramyst contains the same topical corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory. They do no have the same effects or side-effects associated with androgens, muscle-building drugs commonly referred to as "steroids". Avamys helps control the allergic reaction at many points. Side-effects - pain, bleeding - are due to the irritation of the jet spray. ...Read more
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