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What is the best home remedy for a stuffed nose?

What is the best home remedy for a stuffed nose?

Depends: On the reason for a stuffy nose.. But the best home remedy is salt water nose drops. Just rinsing the nose with saline helps decrease stuffiness and reduces swelling of the mucous membranes. It is safest to get over the counter nose drops like little noses or ayr or ocean nose drops. ...Read more

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Dr. Phil Zapanta
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I wake up every morning with a swollen nose and face . Stuffy nose .What Can I do foe home remedy.

I wake up every morning with a swollen nose and face . Stuffy nose .What Can I do foe home remedy.

Net 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. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for sore throat and stuffy nose?

Are there any home remedy for sore throat and stuffy nose?

Remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What's the best home remedy for a clogged nose?

What's the best home remedy for a clogged nose?

Saline spray: Neilmed actually makes a great saline nasal spray. You mix a salt packet and warm water together and place in a nettie pot. Pour solution into one nostril and it clears your sinuses and drains out opposite nostril. Repeat on opposite side. Otherwise a steamy shower always helps. ...Read more

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My son who is 13months have been suffering with cough and runny nose for a week now what's the best medicine or home remedy to give him?

My son who is 13months have been suffering with cough and runny nose for a week now what's the best medicine or home remedy to give him?

Runny nose: Use a bulb syringe to suck out the mucus after you have used saline nose drops . Keep the vaporizer on. Elevate his mattress when he sleeps. Push fluids but go easy on the milk since it produces mucus.Use the saline nose drops at least four times a day. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for white heads on the nose and cheek (near the eyes ) . Good medicine or home remedy? Is better?

Cleanser: I would start with a gentle cleanser like cetaphil. Use that daily for a month and see if you notice an improvement. After that i might try an over the counter cream which contains a drug called benzoyl peroxide. If those things do not work then discuss with your doctor. Sometimes prescription creams or even oral medications can help. ...Read more

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I have. A really bad stuffed nose. No medicine or home remedies work i can get out thin mucus but nothing will blow out. It feels like its blocked up?

Nasal congestion: You should see your doctor about this. A prescription nasal steroid may be needed. If you have been using an over the counter decongestant nasal spray for a prolonged period of time, it may be part of the problem. Stop using it and use a saline nasal spray to help until you see a doctor. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for chronic stuffy nose & throat catarrh ?

What's the best treatment for chronic stuffy nose & throat catarrh ?

Triad: The triad of nasal saline irrigation, nasal steroid spray and antihistamine often results in dramatic improvement of nasal obstruction and drainage. Adding a temporary decongestant is also effective. Persistent symptoms may indicate structural issues, refractory allergy or infection. See an otolaryngologist for evaluation with persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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