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How do u stop a running nose?

How do u stop a running nose?

Runny Nose B Gone: You can use an over-the-counter decongestant pill. Be careful if you have high blood pressure. Don't take it later in the day [can keep you awake]. Don't use decongestant nose spray [like afrin] more than 3 days because of rebound. Even better: prevention! what's the cause? Common cold [ride it out]? Allergies [nasal saline, hayfever meds]? Other causes? Good luck. ...Read more

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Have caught cold with running nose?

Have caught cold with running nose?

Remedy: 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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What should I take to stop my running nose?

What should I take to stop my running nose?

Antihistamine: Take an antihistamine in the morning or at night. You can try a non steroidal nasal spray or a steroidal nasal spray, which ever works better. ...Read more

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What works best for arresting a cold, running nose, etc?

What works best for arresting a cold, running nose, etc?

Tips: 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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If you have a running nose or a cold, are you considered sick?

If you have a running nose or a cold, are you considered sick?

Yes...maybe: A "cold" is a broad description of viral upper respiratory infections. That being said, runny nose and congestion can also represent seasonal/environmental allergies. To your questions...If you have a cold, you are considered mildly sick. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a running nose?

How can I get rid of a running nose?

OTC cold medicines: won't cure your running nose, but they might make you more comfortable and improve your breathing. ...Read more

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What the medicine for flu and running nose?

What the medicine for flu and running nose?

For flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How do I stop my running nose from allergies?

How do I stop my running nose from allergies?

Allergic Rhinitis: Avoiding exposure to things you are most allergic to (e.g. Wear a paper mask when you open dusty boxes in your attic if you have dust allergy). Use of nasal steroid and/or antihistamine sprays. Antihistamine pills, leukotriene receptor antagonists are the common medications used alone or in combination to control runny nose. Please start with your primary care doctor! ...Read more