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If I have a stuffy nose, does that mean I have pressure in your my leading to glaucoma?

If I have a stuffy nose, does that mean I have pressure in your my leading to glaucoma?

No not at all: Eye pressure and sinus pressure are unrelated. One can have a stuffy nose or congested sinuses but that does not affect the eye pressure. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Chang
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Glaucoma (Definition)

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In many cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known ...Read more


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Had sex leading up2 ovulation day&on it. A wk later cramps&headaches off &on, gas,fatigue, stuffy nose, middle swings. Chances of being pregnant?

Had sex leading up2 ovulation day&on it. A wk later cramps&headaches off &on, gas,fatigue, stuffy nose, middle swings. Chances of being pregnant?

Pregnancy: Please go to your GYN and get tested. Sex during ovulation at your age is certainly likely to cause you to became pregnant if it was unprotected. Please check ...Read more

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How do I stop a stuffy nose?

How do I stop a stuffy nose?

Decongestants: Use a decongestant which should reverse a stuffy nose- there are several over the counter decongestants- sudafed works well as well as Claritin (loratadine) d. ...Read more

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How can I cure a stuffy nose?

How can I cure a stuffy nose?

See a doctor: See a doctor and get diagnosed. Then with treatment for the diagnosis you can eliminate this symptom. ...Read more

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How can I clear a stuffy nose?

How can I clear a stuffy nose?

Depends on cause: If acute then sudafed or brief afrin for 3 days. If allergic then topical spray steroids, antihistamine with decongestant, or singulair (montelukast). If polyps or structural then may need surgery. If metabolic such as hypothyroidism then treatment for the disorder. If from meds then stop or change them. See ENT for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you stop a stuffy nose?

How do you stop a stuffy nose?

Here's some guidance: Blocked nasal passages can be from a mechanical obstruction or the lack of sensed airflow. Examples of an obstruction include a septal deviation, enlarged turbinates, excessive mucus production like during a cold or from allergies, or nasal sidewall collapse. Your nose may not sense airflow from too much swelling, trauma, or prior nasal surgery. A good start is to see an ENT to perform an exam. ...Read more

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What can I do for a stuffy nose?

What can I do for a stuffy nose?

Water, water: Drink lots of water. Breathe steam [easy: make a cup of tea and inhale the steam]. Try salt water nose rinses [spray, bottle like neilmed, or neti pot]. Consider over the counter decongestants. Figure out *why* your nose is stuffy: infection? Allergies? Good luck. Hope you can breathe easily soon. ...Read more

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How can you clear a stuffy nose?

A 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 morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. Consider use. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my stuffy 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. ...Read more

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How can I un-stuff a stuffy nose ?

Need diagnosis: A stuffy nose can be due to allergy, nasal polyposis or even rarely a tumor. Dilated tissue of normal structures such as the inferior turbinates can also cause a stuffy nose. You need to see an ENT doctor to make a diagnosis so proper treatment can be given to un-stuff your nose. Saline irrigations and the use of of over the counter nasal sprays for 3 days only may help in the meantime. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more