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What are some natural ways to get rid of stuffy nose?

What are some natural ways to get rid of stuffy nose?

Several: Salt eater nose rinse is still #1. Best to get over the counter drops like little noses or ocean or ayr saline. A day at the beach (if you are near one) is always helpful. Decrease dairy in the diet. Homeopathic remedies like hydrastis and euphrasia can be helpful especially if allergies are involved. Plenty of fluids to keep mucous thin. Chinese medicine also has herbs that can help. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get rid of stuffy nose?

What are the ways to get rid of stuffy nose?

Natural remedy.: Agree w dr. Rosenfeld. 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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What are some ways to get rid of nasal congestion.?

What are some ways to get rid of nasal congestion.?

Many: Over-the-counter saline sprays, over-the-counter Pseudoephedrine decongestants, prescription nasal steroids, or other nasal medications such as astelin. If these are partially due to allergies, then over-the-counter or prescription antihistamines may help. Increasing humidity in the room can also help. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get rid of a stuffy nose?

What are the best ways to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What are natural ways to get rid of headaches?

What are natural ways to get rid of headaches?

Headaches: Treating headaches is not always simple. Naturally, you want to avoid having a headache if possible when you know the triggers such as stress, alcohol/coffee/certain food/substances, over working, lack of sleep. If you already have a headache, it can be hard to get rid of. Try to relax, get some sleep, drink more fluid, turn off TV/phone... to see if it helps. ...Read more

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What are some natual ways to get rid of bad breath?

What are some natual ways to get rid of bad breath?

Flossing: Get a good professional dental cleaning and check up and if all is ok regular flossing should take care ofnyour problem. If it doesn't you issue is more involved. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of my chronic allergies?

What are some ways to get rid of my chronic allergies?

See an allergist: Your question is general, we don't know what allergies do you have and to what exactly, is it to food elements, drugs, pollens, animal dander, molds, etc.. Your best bet is to see an allergist, kindly check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to get rid of sinus infections in children?

What are some natural ways to get rid of sinus infections in children?

See below: The majority of sinus infections (as well as ear infections) are caused by viruses and do not require an antibiotic. Medicines to promote mucus drainage may be helpful such as Mucinex (guaifenesin) or decongestants. Decongestants can cause side effects so check with your doctor before starting them. Saline rinses are also helpful. An antibiotic may be needed. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to get rid of a headache?

What are some natural remedies to get rid of a headache?

TCM: I agree w dr. Ibrahim, in addition you can consider acupuncture. It is very effective for tension, migraine & sinus headaches.It is safe, effective & works remarkably fast. If you are having recurrent headaches, a medical evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of bad breath?

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What are some ways to get rid of bad breath?

See a dentist: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

What are some ways to get rid of swollen eyes?

Swollen eyes: It is important that you see an eye doctor to find the cause of your swollen eyes. In the meantime apply cold compresses to your eyes to perhaps reduce the swelling. ...Read more

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What are some quick ways to get rid of facial pimples?

What are some quick ways to get rid of facial pimples?

There's no quick way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. Start with standard otc treatment: salacylic acid wash, benzoyl peroxide and a good moisturizer and if this is not effective make a visit with your primary physician to discuss prescription therapy. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of mouth sores?

What are some ways to get rid of mouth sores?

Canker sore cocktail: Rinse for 10 seconds with an equal mixture of maalox stomach medicine, liquid benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and chloroseptic sore throat medicine. . Next place a small amount of salt on your finger and hold it against the sore for ten seconds. Repeat 3-4 times a day. If you are prone to canker sores, your dentist or doctor can prescribe an anti-viral. ...Read more

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What are some ways to naturally get rid of lice?

What are some ways to naturally get rid of lice?

Smother/remove eggs: A stout vinegar preparation like pickling or cider vinegar can be used to rinse the hair repeatedly & this can loosen the egg casings that must be combed out with a nit comb. Smothering the living lice by covering the scalp with baby oil or vasaline & a bathing cap for 8-12 hour can suffocate the lice. If both agents don't get all the lice you can then try the more toxic preparations. ...Read more

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What are the best way to get rid of a stuffy/ runny nose?

What are the best way to get rid of a stuffy/ runny nose?

Depends on cause.: 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 A.M. ...Read more

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What are some ways to rid of eye infections?

What are some ways to rid of eye infections?

CONJUNCTIVITIS: There are antibiotics available for eye infections, opthalmic drops and ointments depending on severity of infections. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of pimples?

What are some ways to get rid of pimples?

Many: (1) ballanced food, good sleep and regular daily activities. No stress. (2) otc mdicines like oxy-10, oxy-5. And (3) dermatologists. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to get rid of stuffy nose?

Several: Salt eater nose rinse is still #1. Best to get over the counter drops like little noses or ocean or ayr saline. A day at the beach (if you are near one) is always helpful. Decrease dairy in the diet. Homeopathic remedies like hydrastis and euphrasia can be helpful especially if allergies are involved. Plenty of fluids to keep mucous thin. Chinese medicine also has herbs that can help. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can get rid of a stuffy nose naturally without taking any medicine ?

Is there a way I can get rid of a stuffy nose naturally without taking any medicine ?

Yes: Saline nasal spray, it's just salt and water. Some people prefer neti pots which is a device that lets you irrigate your sinus with saline. Other compounds like menthol can help too. As far as "getting rid" of the cause; it depends on what is causing it. If it's a cold it'll go away on it's own, if it's allergies it'll come back unless you take medicine on a regular basis. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a cold.. Naturally and quickly? (stuffy nose, plued ears, runny nose, hard to breath... Pluged ears)

How to get rid of a cold.. Naturally and quickly? (stuffy nose, plued ears, runny nose, hard to breath... Pluged ears)

Just hang on: There's no was to expedite resolution of a common cold. You may treat the symptoms with decongestants, anti fever meds, and lozenges. You should rest, avoid alcohol, maintain a good diet, and stay hydrated. Sorry. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get rid of stuffy nose?

Natural remedy.: Agree w dr. Rosenfeld. 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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What are the best ways to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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How to get rid of stuffy nose by tomorrow night?

How to get rid of stuffy nose by tomorrow night?

Good question: Although it is difficult to get rid of a viral infection in 24 hours, the only possible method of eradicating this inflammatory response is a high dose of oral steroids. Such treatment for a very short period of time is virtually without complications. Steroids are the best and quickest acting anti-inflammatory drug we can offer. This is the type of therapy that professional singers rely on. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stuffy nose without taking medicine? (breastfeeding)

Saline drops: Nasal saline is your best bet. Cold medicines like sudafed can decrease your milk supply. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stuffy nose, facial pain and vomit without any medication?

How do I get rid of stuffy nose, facial pain and vomit without any medication?

Depends: Sometimes the symptoms can self-resolve and other times medications may be necessary. Getting a thorough examination is important. ...Read more

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What can I possibly take from any pharmacy that is not expensive, that will help me get rid of stuffy nose, fever, and sore throat, and how to avoid.?

What can I possibly take from any pharmacy that is not expensive, that will help me get rid of stuffy nose, fever, and sore throat, and how to avoid.?

OTC: Most combination otc meds (like theraflu) can be quite effective. If you are not sure which is right and if you ask nicely, the pharmacist can often point you to the right type. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stuffy nose?

How to get rid of a 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. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stuffy nose?

How to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Time...Phenylephrine: Or if you don't have patience consider Oxymetazoline one to two sprays per nostril. :) ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a stuffy nose?

How can I get rid of a 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 a.m. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a stuffy nose?

How do you get rid of a stuffy nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my stuffy nose?

How can I get rid of 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 A.M. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Depends: How best to treat a stuffy nose depends on cause. Saline spray or irrigations tends to help for most causes. Please see your primary for evaluation and more specific treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a stuffy nose?

Diagnosis: A stuffy nose may be caused by a variety of conditions. These include nasal allergy, viral infection, sinusitis, nasal polyps and the over use of otc nasal sprays and enlargement of the turbinates. Obviously, you need to know the cause of your nasal stuffiness, before you can get rid of it. See and ENT doctor for an appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to quickly get rid of a stuffy nose?

Stuffy nose: Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. Afrin (oxymetazoline) is excellent but for short term use only. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Consider oral decongestants. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Stuffy nose wth otc: You can use saline drops and blow your nose , use steam and can take decongestants like sudafed and if it is due to allergy, you can take claritin, (loratadine) Allegra or zyrtec which are all over the counter. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a stuffy nose?

What can I do to get rid of a stuffy nose?

Allergies?: Get checked out by a doctor. Could be from allergies. This can usually be helped with medication. You may need allergy testing to help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a stuffy nose at home?

Decongestant: Topical nasal decongestant such as neosynephrine or oral decongestant such as pseudephedrine. If it is caused by an allergy antihistamine such as claritin. ...Read more

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Nasal Congestion (Stuffiness) (Definition)

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