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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?

Saline rinses: Amazingly just plain salt water can be very effective in relieving stuffy noses. Available otc as a spray or as a wash, which can be very helpful. You can rinse several times a day with minimal to no side effects. ...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 way to cure nose itches.

What is the best way to cure nose itches.

I assume: The itch is inside in which case an OTC (Over the Counter) cortisone containing nasal spray may be worth a trial! Ask your pharmacist for a recommendation Hope this helps Dr Z ...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

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What is the best way to cure bloody noses?

What is the best way to cure bloody noses?

Moisture: Saline rinses help to cleanse but only moisturize for 15-30 minutes. Sesame or olive oil drops are good moisturizers since nose bleeds usually from dryness. If Aspirin consider stopping it if ok by md. If this doesn't help see ENT as there may be other causes such as septal perforation, vasculitis, meds, etc. ...Read more

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Which medicine is the best for stuffy nose?

Decongestants: Saline irrigations are very helpful, but nasal steroid sprays or otc decongestants will reduce the symptoms of nasal congestion. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for stuffy nose?

What is the best medication for 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 is the best way to relieve a stuffy nose?

What is the best way to relieve a stuffy nose?

Stuffy nose: Saline nasal spray/gel can help flush mucus & germs out. Netti pot using distilled or sterile boiled water can irrigate nose & sinuses to relieve congestion. If sinus passages are swollen (symptoms are pain & sinus pressure, headache) decongestant like sudafed (otc) can shrink membranes to allow drainage & relief. Nsaids can relieve pain & inflammation. ...Read more

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

Skin products: There are a variety of skin care treatments including facials that can relieve the problem areas. Consider a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for advice on skin care products. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for blackheads on the nose that actually works? Please help

What is the best cure for blackheads on the nose that actually works? Please help

Comedomes: Black heads are open comedomes that get filled with skin debris, oil and bacteria. They are caused by hormonal changes and there is no cure per se. Cleansing the skin twice a day, keeping hair and hands (with their own oils) off the face and if necessary a topical retinoid (adapalene) will help minimize and control your black heads. Also going on ocp to regulate hormones. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for dry sinuses and nose pain?

What is the best cure for dry sinuses and nose pain?

Drink H2O flush nose: Make sure you are drinking enough water and not taking medications that will dry out your mucous membranes. Nasal flushing with a mixture of saline and baking soda can also be helpful. ...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