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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
Saline: You can try using saline nasal spray or a saline irrigation. These are found at most pharmacies and are over the counter. They are basically salt solutions in different preparations. For some patients this helps their nasal congestion typically from nasal allergies or colds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to get rid of a cold.. Naturally and quickly? (stuffy nose, plued ears, runny nose, hard to breath... Pluged ears)
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
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
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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