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How can I stop a runny nose after rhinoplasty?

How can I stop a runny nose after rhinoplasty?

See your doctor: A runny nose can be caused by many things: allergies, post surgical swelling, irritation of the mucosa from a splint, suture or other causes. Not knowing your medical history, the details of the recent surgery or how far out you are limits our ability to help you. Your rhinoplasty surgeon would have the best recommendations for you. If you were my patient, I would want you to contact me first. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


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Just got splints taken out after rhinoplasty and septoplasty. Is it normal if I have a constant runny nose and septum hurts really bad?

Just got splints taken out after rhinoplasty and septoplasty. Is it normal if I have a constant runny nose and septum hurts really bad?

Runny nose is normal: But severe pain in the septum is not and may indicate the presence of infection. See your surgeon asap. ...Read more

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My 1 y 7 m daughter has runny nose for over 3 w. I didn't give any meds for cold as I heard they are dangerous. She is active however lost her appetite?

My 1 y 7 m daughter has runny nose for over 3 w. I didn't give any meds for cold as I heard they are dangerous. She is active however lost her appetite?

? allergies: This sounds like a seasonal allergy but it can definitely get infected and a possible reason she've lost her appetite is because of this or might be also a coincidence. Use a humidifier and saline spray to keep her nostrils clean. ...Read more

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13 Y.O has runny nose and then he swallowed lots of mucis and now he coughs a lot. Any treatment for the coughing and runny nose?

13 Y.O has runny nose and then he swallowed lots of mucis and now he coughs a lot. Any treatment for the coughing and runny nose?

I sympathise...: I had that type of cough after christmas 2012. My back even ached from all the coughing. I took mucinex-dm mainly for the dextromethorphan hydrobromide, which is a cough suppressant. It is inexpensive and worked wonders for me! Take the maximum recommended dose until your cough tones down. ...Read more

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How can I stop a runny nose?

How can I stop a runny nose?

Neti pot can: Reduce 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 the A.M. ...Read more

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How can I cure a runny nose?

How can I cure a runny nose?

Depends on cause: There are many causes of runny nose. Most commonly: allergic rhinitis and vasomotor rhinitis. More unusual and rare causes include spinal fluid leakage in someone who has had nasal surgery. First the cause should be identified by an allergist. If allergic in nature, there are a medications and immunotherapy, for vasomotor there are also medications and possible experimental surgery that can help. ...Read more

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How to stop a bad runny nose?

How to stop a bad runny nose?

Depends.: First you need to find out what is causing it. If it is from an allergic condition as in hay fever, antihistamine may help. If this is a persistent and bothersome issue, see an allergist. ...Read more

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How can I manage a runny nose?

How can I manage a runny nose?

"Manage" is a good..: "manage" is a good word for what you do with a runny nose. "stop" would be a good word for what you do with a runny nose, if it were possible to stop it safely, but "manage" is what most people do -- with saline nose drops, more saline nose drops, and lots of tissue paper and patience. Antihistamines work if the runny nose is allergic; decongestants work poorly if at all. ...Read more

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How can you stop a runny nose?

Depends on the cause: A runny nose can be from allergies, a condition with reflexes causing a runny nose (vasomotor rhinorhea), a common cold, rarely head trauma can cause a leak of cerebrospinal fluid. Except for the leak, Ipratropium Bromide Nasal Spray is very effective for a runny nose. Allergies can respond to antihistamines, nasal steroid sprays or antihistamine sprays. ...Read more

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How can you stop a runny nose?

How can you stop a runny nose?

Antihistamines: Antihistamine pills may help such as Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec. If symptoms persist call your doctor as prescription medicines are also available. ...Read more

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Ways to stop a runny nose fast?

Ways to stop a runny nose fast?

Depends on the cause: The easiest way to dry up a runny nose is with over-the-counter antihistamines (zyrtec (cetirizine) or allegra). However, just treating the runny nose does not help you with identifying the cause of the symptoms. ...Read more

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I want help with my runny nose?

I want help with my runny nose?

Neti pots can: Reduce 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 the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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What to do to cure a runny nose?

What to do to cure a runny nose?

Depends on cause: Best to first find out the cause of a runny nose. Some people have a runny nose because of allergies, some because of vasomotor rhinitis, others because they have blockage in their nose, most commonly viruses. Seeing an allergist can help you. You can try saline rinsing your nose to help keep it clean of irritants. If you have allergies, allergy shot (immunotherapy) may cure your allergies. ...Read more

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Coughing and runny nose for 10 days?

Coughing and runny nose for 10 days?

Seasonal flu: Is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If they continue for more than 10-12 days, you may visit the pediatrician. ...Read more

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What medication is good for a runny nose?

What medication is good for a runny nose?

Several options: Benedryl may help if it's related to allergies. Sudafed may be helpful if it's related to allergies or a cold. Nasal saline spray or rinse may be helpful and has less side effects. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop a runny nose?

What is the best way to stop a runny nose?

Identify the trigger: While there are many causes for runny nose, persistent runny nose with itching, sneezing, congestion, may be due to allergies. While there are many antihistamines and nasal sprays available to treat allergies, it is prudent to identify the trigger. If there is a way to avoid the trigger, that could result in less medication and less symptoms. See an allergist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop a runny nose?

If it's allergies: Try an otc antihistamine like Cetirizine or fexofenadine. If they don't work, try a prescription nasal steroid spray- fluticasone is generic- or a prescription antihistamine nasal spray- no generics. If that's not working, see an allergist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat a runny nose?

What's the best way to treat a runny nose?

Depends on the age.: If it's an infant, just suctioning the nose with Normal Saline but in older kids 6 yrs and above you can use otc decongestant/antihistamine combo. ...Read more

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What do I do for my 1 year olds runny nose?

What do I do for my 1 year olds runny nose?

Likely viral: Unfortunately there is not much to do for a runny nose other than let it run its course. You can try bulb suction if it is bothersome, saline rinses. If the child is otherwise acting normal not to worry. It may take a few days or a week for symptoms to resolve. ...Read more

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Sir, what is the best medicine for runny nose?

Depends on the cause: Clear discharge is a symptom that is common to allergy, irritation by very hot or cold air, viral infections, to name a few. Each condition responds differently to medication. If your runny nose is seasonal, allergy is more likely. You may try an over the counter antihistamine such as cetirizine, fexofenadine or loratadine. If they don't help and your nose continues to run, see a physician. ...Read more

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Is there any way to naturally treat my runny nose?

Is there any way to naturally treat my runny nose?

Antihistamines: Naturally treating a runny nose is to wait it out until clear. Or you can use antihistamines. ...Read more

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What to take for runny nose that isn't going away?

What to take for runny nose that isn't going away?

Persistent runny nos: If it is not allergies you should get yourself checked. Soemtiems a sinus infection will cause you to have a runy nosevs. A foreign body in the nose in case of children. ...Read more

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I have a runny nose in winter. What should I do?

I have a runny nose in winter. What should I do?

Get lots of tissues: Cold weather can stimulate release of fluids from the tissues lining the inside of your nose or sinuses, causing runny discharge. Not a lot you can do about this. ...Read more

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I have had this runny nose for a week now, any suggestions?

I have had this runny nose for a week now, any suggestions?

Rhinitis: Could a cold or allergy, see you physician, there sprays that will help you, with allergies you may also have itchy nose, eyes, and sneezing, there might be some irritants around you, in older folks, vasomotor rhinitis, can be a cause. ...Read more

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I have constant runny nose, what could be the cause of this?

I have constant runny nose, what could be the cause of this?

Allergy vs. Irritant: Clear runny nose with or without congestion is a common symptoms of allergies, especially if there is itching, sneezing or associated eye itching or watering. Clear runny nose with weather changes, eating hot food, etc is an irritant reaction. There is treatment for both--an allergist can assist by testing. ...Read more

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Runny nose with teething?

Runny nose with teething?

Not uncommon: This is not uncommon as a symptom of teething, but it is also possible to have both a little cold and teething happing at same time. Cold teething ring can help. If symptoms persist or worsen, I would check in with your family physician or pediatrician. Make sure to get seen for all well baby checks and vaccinate as recommended. ...Read more

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Congestion with no runny nose?

How long?: If it is a chronic problem, there are many potential causes but hay fever being the most common. Sometimes the nose may start running after reduction of the nasal congestion. Claritin may dry up the nose but does nothing for decongestion. Claritin-d may be a better bet although it may also keep you awake at night. See an allergist if this problem continues. ...Read more

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Do decongestants stop a runny nose?

Do decongestants stop a runny nose?

They can: Oral decongestants such as sudafed (pseudoephedrine) can have a drying effect on the nose, mouth and eyes. This is from the anticholinergic effects. Even though decongestants are for decreasing congestion this drying side effect can be helpful for some and problematic for other people. ...Read more

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Sinusitus with no runny nose, normal?

Sinusitus with no runny nose, normal?

Possible: If the sinus openings are plugged, you may not have runny nose at all. In fact, most patients with chronic sinusitis don't have problem with a runny nose. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to prevent a runny nose?

Runny nose: The only way to prevent a runny nose to avoid the thign that causes it! It may be allergies you ned to control vs. Congestion from a commonm cold whcih you may use a decongestant for. ...Read more

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