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What are some natural house remedies for stuffy nose or sinusitis?

What are some natural house remedies for stuffy nose or sinusitis?

Saline: A saline sinus rinse is great. You can buy a kit over the counter. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is good and sudafed is very helpful. If your symptoms last more than 10 days then you should be seen ...Read more

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

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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Are there any home remedy for sore throat and stuffy nose?

Are there any home remedy for sore throat and stuffy nose?

Remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for a wet cough and runny nose?

Any home remedies for a wet cough and runny nose?

The cause: You need to know the cause before you can treat an illness. Our information suggests that your cough may be from post-nasal drips. Daily saline irrigation 1 to 2 x daily on the nose may reduce the cough. If you are allergic to outdoor allergens, staying in an air-conditioned room during the pollen season may help. Pets may be a problem. No home remedies has been found to be that effective. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure dandruff, peeling skin on nose, constantly stuffy nose, and foot eczema?

What's a good way to cure dandruff, peeling skin on nose, constantly stuffy nose, and foot eczema?

See below: All thesee may be related or totally unrelated the best thing to do is to see a dermatologist and see if they are realted or not and then get treatment for them. ...Read more

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Help. What's the most effective de congestion method or medication over the counter or home remedies?day2ofColdNose stuffed forehead hurts sore throat

Help. What's the most effective de congestion method or medication over the counter or home remedies?day2ofColdNose stuffed forehead hurts sore throat

Remedies: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestionsaline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for homeopathic remedies for deviated nasal septum and nasal congestion?

Any suggestions for homeopathic remedies for deviated nasal septum and nasal congestion?

Septal deviation: The only treatment is surgery. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...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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What are some remedies for a stuffy nose?

What are some remedies for a stuffy nose?

Start simple: First start with a pure antihistamine to see if allergy may be playing a role. Zyrtec, Claritin or alavert are otc and worth trying. If after a few days there is no improvement then try a decongestant as well. If after a few days you are still blocked you should see your family doctor for a prescription nasal spray either a steroid or an antihistamine. If that doesn't help you need to see an ent. ...Read more

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Are there any night remedies for stuffed nose?

Are there any night remedies for stuffed nose?

Neti pots can : Educe 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. ...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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Is there any home-made recipe for relieving a congested nose?

Is there any home-made recipe for relieving a congested nose?

Table salt: Boil some water, take 7 ounces of that water and add 1/4 teaspoon of table salt and let it cool off. There is your home made remedy. The only thing is , you have to make fresh ones every 2-3 days. You have to account for cost of water, gas or electric bill. Is it worth it? I would recommend buying saline solutions otc which is cheaper, more practical and you can keep till its expiration date! ...Read more

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What can I do for itchy nose allergies? Is nose steroid sprays the best way?

What can I do for itchy nose allergies?  Is nose steroid sprays the best way?

Multi-prong approach: The treatment approach for allergies is avoidance of the triggering allergy, medications and allergy injections if necessary. Nasal steroid sprays are the most effective treatment. Singulair (montelukast) has about the same effectiveness as antihistamines. A board certified allergist is a great resource to provide an individualized treatment plan just for you. ...Read more

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What home remedy can I use for a dry inflamed nose?

What home remedy can I use for a dry inflamed nose?

Salt water rinse: Saline (salt water) nasal spray/rinse/neti pot can be very helpful for nasal irritations and congestion. After you moisten and rinse your nasal passages it may be helpful to apply ointment inside the noise to protect the nasal mucosa. ...Read more

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Are there any remedies and tips for dry, irritated eyes?

Are there any remedies and tips for dry, irritated eyes?

Dry eyes!: Use artificial tears (consider preservative free) and oral omega-3's to make them more moist. Use the tear drops one drop 3-4 times a day, every day. If no improvement, then see your eye md for full diagnosis and treatment plans. ...Read more

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What are good ways for me to fix a dry nose and sinuses besides saline nasal spray?

Hydration: Drinking plenty of fluids and a humidifier can help. Also, nasal saline irrigations and topical gels can also help. ...Read more

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My son 22 months old has a cold, nasal congestion. Is there any nasal decongestant spray that would help. I am using the saline spray and OTC zyrtec. ?

My son 22 months old has a cold, nasal congestion. Is there any nasal decongestant spray that would help. I am using the saline spray and OTC zyrtec. ?

Saline and suction.: The safest and most effective treatment is saline nose drops and suctioning. Elevating the head of the crib and using a humidifier help, too. Cold and cough medicines are proven ineffective and can have serious side effects, which is why the fda has been taking them off the market gradually. If this doesn't help, your child needs to see the doctor to see if it's more than a cold. ...Read more

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Any remedies for nose pain after blowing it so much?

Any remedies for nose pain after blowing it so much?

Yes: The skin at the nostrils and the delicate lining inside can become very irrtated with excessive nose blowing. In general blow your nose more gently and wipe with lubricated kleenex. Steam inhalation may provide some relief. Use over the counter nasal saline spray two to three times daily for about one week. There is saline gel over the counter which is safe to apply to the nostrils. ...Read more

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Mucus in throat, stuffed nose, puffy eye bags. Is there an OTC drug i can try?

Mucus in throat, stuffed nose, puffy eye bags. Is there an OTC drug i can try?

Allergy or cold: Sounds like an allergy or a cold. Try a decongestant with an expectorant. If you have more of an itchy feeling with sneezing then try an allergy medicine first like loratidine or cetrizine. The also can come with a decongestant (like claritin-d). ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for my 4-year-old’s stuffy nose?

Nasal Congestion: You are limited at that age. The first step is to use some saline drops and a suction bulb syringe. If this child doesn't tolerate suctioning the nose that way, you can try a little saline spray to moisten the nose and clear it out. You can also use an oral decongestant to open the nose up. ...Read more

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Nose Rubbing (Definition)

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