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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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Can lack of estrogen from being on the continuous bcp cause nose sore in the tip of the nose inside? Does it cause your nasal passage to dry up?

Can lack of  estrogen from being on the continuous  bcp cause nose sore in the tip of the nose inside?  Does it cause your nasal passage to dry up?

Possibly : Reduced estrogen levels can cause reduced levels of moisture in different areas of the body. The amount of estrogen contained in birth control pills is very small and probably would not be enough to have a dramatic impact for most women. Being 35 y/o, it is possible you are entering peri-menopause. This is a time in which women can have fluctuations in estrogen and particularly progesterone. ...Read more

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Throat is red but not really sore. Only one nasal passage is red but I don't have a fever. I have crusty yellow boogers in the nose with a red passage?

Throat is red but not really sore. Only one nasal passage is red but I don't have a fever. I have crusty yellow boogers in the nose with a red passage?

URI: How long have you had the red throat & nose? Most upper respiratory conditions start as viruses. It usually takes 7 -10 days before becoming bacterial. You should take throat lozenges, gargle salt water, drink lots of fluids, use nasal saline, take acetaminophen or ibuprofen if you develop discomfort. If it gets progressively worse, you need to see MD for exam, culture, and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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Head ache in left side, nasal passage wider in left sife . Continuous cough. Uneasiness in left side of the body.

Head ache in left side, nasal passage wider in left sife . Continuous cough. Uneasiness in left side of the body.

Left headache: See you doctor... He may refer you to an ENT or dental specialist if it doesn't quickly resolve. A ct scan is quite valuable in some cases. ...Read more

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What causes scabbing in the nasal passage?

What causes scabbing in the nasal passage?

Irritation: Any form of irritation: nose too dry, picking too much, overuse of nasal sprays or antihistamines, trauma, etc... ...Read more

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What can be done for nasal passage burning from afrin?

What can be done for nasal passage burning from afrin?

Afrin (oxymetazoline): Afrin can irritate your nose especially if you taking it too long or it is too dry or already raw, try nasal saline and that is not enough, see your doctor for meds. ...Read more

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I have swollen dry nasal passage. No mucus. Cannot breathe. Please advise.

Nasolaryngoscopy: Your doc can look inside with a small endoscope. Probably you are a candidate for nasal steroids and "ocean spray". You want to have it checked with your doc. ...Read more