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Swollen Nasal Membranes
Why would i only have problems with one side of my nose? Always burning, aching, bleeding, infected, swollen nasal membranes. Only a slight deviation.
My nasal membranes are swollen and have been like this for about a year and a half, it's difficult to breath at times. What could it be?
4 yr son full adenoids&tonsils removed 3/18/15. Snoring&breathing issues again.Had few colds since sept.Can adenoids grow back?Nose membranes swollen?
Unfortunately, yes: Adenoids can grow back, your son most probably has seasonal allergies, started again in fall with weather changes and back-to-school season, affecting his upper and lower airways, and possibly airway hyper-responsiveness causing respiratory difficulties, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, wish you both wellness ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have trouble breathing through my nostrils. I used 4-way nasal spray with menthol. They no longer make it. My nasal membranes swell. What can I do?
Nasal saline spray: The first thing to try is simple nasal saline spray which you can get over-the-counter. Use it as directed. Also, there are some brands of "saline nasal gel" which can be sprayed or applied with a cotton swab to your nasal membranes. You might have allergic rhinitis or possibly some other underlying disorder causing the dryness. See your provider within a few days if the saline doesn't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Membrane inflamed: Your nasal cavities are lined with mucosal membranes that can swell and give you a congested feeling. Typically caused by seasonal illness or allergies, there are non-prescription meds you can use to help the symptoms. If you aren't sick, allergy testing may help you understand the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
How to properly use a nasal steroid spray for a swollen nose. And why is my left nose middle septum red well the whole nose is red?
Aim away from septum: Intranasal steroid sprays are the most effective medication treatment for seasonal and year round allergies. The spray tip should be aimed "away" from the nasal septum to help decrease the risk of nose bleeds. The opposite nostril is plugged and when the sprayed, a gentle sniff in. Using a nasal steroid spray will make the nasal membranes appear red. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my nasal passages are almost always swollen shut or clogged. any home remedies or explain why?
Is it possible to cause permanent deformed nasal from constant pressure? Nose has been swollen, flat and deformed looking on one side for 10 months?
It may be broken: If your nose is no longer appearing symmetrical, especially if is looks more pushed to one side, it may have been broken. You might compare it its appearance in an old photo of yourself. If so, you might want to see an ENT specialist. Best wishes. ...Read more
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