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Doctor insights on: Swollen Nasal Membranes

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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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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?

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 more

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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?

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?

See a specialist: You need to figure out why you depend on a nasal spray in the first place. Now it sounds like you have developed a condition from overuse. Go see an ENT to work on a p, an to treat your condition. ...Read more

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What can be done for swollen nasal cavities in a child?

Nasal sprays: Sometimes, prescription nasal sprays are useful. Talk with your peds or see an ent. ...Read more

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Could you explain why do my nasal cavities feel swollen?

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

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What will help dry swollen nasal passages? & what causes this?

What will help dry swollen nasal passages? & what causes this?

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 more

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Why are my nasal passages always swollen and what can I do about it?

I do not know: Maybe you have a chronic allergic rhinitis. See a dr. To get diagnosed as there are several medications that can help you. Best wishes. ...Read more