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What is the best OTC cure for stopped up or stuffy noses?

What is the best OTC cure for stopped up or stuffy noses?

Decongestants: Over the counter decongestants can help treat nasal congestion, but these medicines have significant side effects. Otc nasal sprays should also be avoided, as they usually end up doing more harm than good. There are prescription nasal sprays that are both safe and effective. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medication for itchy watery eyes, sneezing, and a stuffy nose?

What is the best OTC allergy medication for itchy watery eyes, sneezing, and a stuffy nose?

Discuss with doctor: No one medication is best- depends on other medical conditions as well. Try zyrtec (cetrizine) 10 mg or Claritin (loratidine) 10mg.. Add decongestant as well: sudafed 30-60mg. Avoid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as it causes sleepiness zaditor is a good otc eye drop for the eye itching. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a stuffy nose?

What is the best way to cure a stuffy nose?

Many treatments: Stuffy nose from allergy or cold can be treated with steroid or antihistamine nasal sprays, decongestant/ antihistamine pills. Surgical treatment for severe deviation of septum, nasal polypectomy, ablation of hypertrophic turbinates if medical treatment fails. See an ENT doctor if your nasal congestion fails to respond to medical treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best way to cure runny and stuffy nose?I'm an 18 year old female and have spring allergies.

What's the best way to cure runny and stuffy nose?I'm an 18 year old female and have spring allergies.

Spring Time Allergy: There are good medications that are known as steroid sprays that diminish the mucous swelling during allergy season. These are very easily available with a prescription. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC to take for drainage and runny nose?

What is the best OTC to take for drainage and runny nose?

Zyrtec, (cetirizine) saline: For otc drying try zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you can handle the sedation. Don't drive on benadryl (diphenhydramine). Nasal saline rinses can be helpful. Some people swear pseudophed dries them out but i don't know why. Better airflow i suppose. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC cold medicine for 10 yr old healthy child? Running nose, itchy throat with mucus, sneezing, headache- no fever, no flu symptoms

What is the best OTC cold medicine for 10 yr old healthy child? Running nose, itchy throat with mucus, sneezing, headache- no fever, no flu symptoms

Ibuprofen and Honey: Believe it or not, raw honey, 1 to 2 teaspoons every 4 to 6 hours, is very beneficial. Also a good dose of Ibuprofen every 6 hours can be greatly helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for sarcoidosis on nose?

What is the best cure for sarcoidosis on nose?

Mgt: One study which may be of interest: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26847095 Do you have other symptoms, vision or renal problems? ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure blackheads on nose?

What is the best way to cure blackheads on nose?

Wash face w a: Gentle cleanser 2x/ day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (to include black heads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands).Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Can use otc products (containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist & discuss possible use of a comedone extractor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure blackheads on your nose?

Wash face w a: Gentle cleanser 2x/ day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (to include black heads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands).Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Can use otc products (containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist & discuss possible use of a comedone extractor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure blackheads on my nose?

What is the best way to cure blackheads on my nose?

Wash face w a: Gentle cleanser 2x/ day. Use oil free products on face. Avoid heavy foundations. Don't squeeze pimples (to include black heads). Avoid touching face (i.e., cradling chin in hands).Remove makeup before bed. Shower after stenous exercise. Can use otc products (containing salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > than mild acne see dermatologist & discuss possible use of a comedone extractor. ...Read more