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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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I have itchiness owing to my nasal hairs. Which causes running nose and cold.

I have itchiness owing to my nasal hairs. Which causes running nose and cold.

Itchy nose: The most common cause is a cold. Do you trim you hairs? Need pictures. Recommend 2nd opinion with me. ...Read more

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How to diagnose running nose or cold caused by allergy.?

How to diagnose running nose or cold caused by allergy.?

See a doctor: Allergies tend to be more chronic with sneezing nasal itching and clear runny nose although some allergy sufferers experience congestion primarily. It is best to see a doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Wonken up with running nose. General cold. What is the best medicine u can get over the counter to stop nose running. I have post nasal drip as well?

Wonken up with running nose. General cold. What is the best medicine u can get over the counter to stop nose running. I have post nasal drip as well?

Any Decongestants: Any degongestants will releave the symptoms. Ie Corenza C, Sinustat, Sinutabs, Flutex, etc.
Also get something for immuun system like Vit C, Echinnacea, Zn.
It will take 5-10 days to clear ...Read more

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I had fever, running nose and cold 2 weeks back, these days I always have 99 fever only in evening and fatigue feeling in legs?

I had fever, running nose and cold 2 weeks back, these days I always have 99 fever only in evening and fatigue feeling in legs?

Sinus infection?: About 10% of the colds is complicated by a sinus infection which may account for the fever (if you normal temp is 98 otherwise this is considered normal). However this would not account for the fatigue in your legs. Time to check with your doctor ...Read more

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Myself (30) have radiating pain from eye to forehead to ear on right side, I had running nose and cold few days back, is pain related to anxiety?

Myself (30) have radiating pain from eye to forehead to ear on right side, I had running nose and cold few days back, is pain related to anxiety?

Any rash?: Make sure you don't have shingles? If you do, see eye doctor immediately. If this has been present for weeks, you may need to see a neurologist. ...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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Can vitamin c help running nose while having cold? If so how?

Can vitamin c help running nose while having cold? If so how?

No: There is no proof that vitamin C does anything on the disease process or symptoms. A Rx nasal spray however works moderately well in reducing runny nose. ...Read more

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My 5month old baby have running nose and a terrible chest cold. Took her to the doc and they did nothing! It's 2 weeks now and no change?

My 5month old baby have running nose and a terrible chest cold. Took her to the doc and they did nothing! It's 2 weeks now and no change?

Viral bronchiolitis?: Bronchiolitis is a common lower respiratory tract infection that most commonly affects babies &young children under a year old. Most cases are mild &improve without specific treatment within about 2 weeks. If your baby's symptoms are more severe, recheck and perhaps consider nebulizer with albuterol treatments for cough/wheeze. Saline drops are the mainstay with upright positioning/steamy baths. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have thick clear mucus running from nose with no cold?

What does it mean to have thick clear mucus running from nose with no cold?

Allergies???: It could be that you have been exposed to an allergin and your body has reacted in this way. Mine is ragweed season. You could try zyrtec (cetirizine) 10mg daily (works wonders for me) and see if this helps. If not, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I still feel bad. My nose running cold and hot head hurts. It's been 4 days. What else should I do?

I still feel bad. My nose running cold and hot head hurts. It's been 4 days. What else should I do?

Upper respiratory: This sounds a bit like a nasty upper respiratory infection (a cold, if you will). Drink plenty of fluids (which might help with the headaches). Hot tea with honey and lemon is good. Try decongestants or antihistamines for the runny and/or stuffy nose, advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the headache and fever. If it doesn't start getting better in a couple of days or gets worse, you need to go see your doc. ...Read more

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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 congestion – saline 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 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 congestion – saline 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 are basic home made remedies for cold and Running Nose.

What are basic home made remedies for cold and Running Nose.

Sniffles: Great question! Gargling with salt water: 1/2 teaspoon salt to 1 cup very warm water, gargle and spit it out, repeat as often as you wish. May try Neti pot. May try tea with honey/lemon. Chicken soup has studies that show it helps, if you are not vegan. Get lots of rest, too. Wash hands often to avoid spreading virus to others.
I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning and have cold and running nose. It happens usually everyday. Even in summers. Please help...

I wake up in the morning and have cold and running nose. It happens usually everyday. Even in summers. Please help...

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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My sons cough, cold, and running nose problem?

My sons cough, cold, and running nose problem?

Question: What is your question regarding your son's cough, cold, and runny nose? We would need more information to provide you with a proper answer. ...Read more

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I have cold with running nose. Will citirizine tablet cure it?

I have cold with running nose. Will citirizine tablet cure it?

Allergy: If it is related to an allergy it should help. If not it will be less effective. I you have thick phlegm Guaifenesin may help. ...Read more

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My daughter is 14 months old can I give relent + for cold as she is suffering with running nose?

My daughter is 14 months old can I give relent + for cold as she is suffering with running nose?

Not recommended: No the AAP doesn't recommend any OTC remedies for cold symptoms for patients under the age of 6. Saline nose drops & bulb syringe to remove nasal mucous prior to meals/bedtime & a cool mist humidifier at the bedside for comfort. You can elevate the head of your child's bed 30 degrees by rolling a towel under the mattress. Please see your pediatrician for further recommendations. ...Read more

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Hi, my 2 months old baby coughs 3 to 4 times for the past 2 days. No running nose. Should I worry? Is it a sign of cold?

Hi, my 2 months old baby coughs 3 to 4 times for the past 2 days. No running nose. Should I worry? Is it a sign of cold?

Irritation: Could be congestion. Sometimes dust and other pollutants can cause irritation and cough.reflex from the stomach can cause coughing. Try using a cool mist humidifier and elevate the head end of the bed. ...Read more

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Cold with running nose. Say me treatment asap?

Cold: An exam by your family doctor is good idea to receive the treatment u need. ...Read more

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Quickest way to get rid of common cold and running nose?

Quickest way to get rid of common cold and running nose?

Try otc: Meds containing pseudoephedrine and neosynephrine nasal spray for relief of nasal discharge. Common cold is caused by any number of viruses, so there is no medicine that can cure. You need to try to minimize your symptoms until your body's immune system rids the virus. ...Read more

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What can I give a 3 year old to help with cold symptoms (running nose, coughing)?

What can I give a 3 year old to help with cold symptoms (running nose, coughing)?

3yrs old with cold: Most of the colds in 3 years old are caused by viral infections and are self limiting. If the child has no fever and has just runny nose and cough.You can use saline nose drops followed by having him blow his nose gently or suction it. If in doubt have the child examined by your pediatrician, if the child is sicker, have fever, not eating or drinking and has ear ache or wheezing ets, or cough does not. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a cold, cough and a running nose that has lasted 2 months?

What is the best treatment for a cold, cough and a running nose that has lasted 2 months?

Allergy...: Your symptoms are likely related to allergy. You may be having bronchospasm as well as nasal allergy symptoms. There are prescription inhalers as well as nasal sprays that may help so see your doctor for diagnosis/treatment. You may need to see an allergist for testing to see what you are allergic to so that avoidance, if possible, can be done. If you smoke, smoking cessation is imperative. ...Read more

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My son catched cold he has a running nose amd he is moody cries and refuses to drink liquid. What to do?

My son catched cold he has a running nose amd he is moody cries and refuses to drink liquid. What to do?

Cold symptoms: It depends also on how old he is? Often over the counter cold meds can relieve symptoms. Liquids, especially water are also very important ...Read more

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Having a flu and cold fpr the past three days....what should I do to recover soon and also I have running nose?

Having a flu and cold fpr the past three days....what should I do to recover soon and also I have running nose?

Tincture of time: Hi. You've got a virus, and there is no treatment for it. Your immune system will beat it; it just takes time. Get rest and stay well hydrated. You can use decongestants and NSAIDs for symptom relief. Good luck! ...Read more