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What Is The Function Of The Nose In The Respiratory System
I have few nasal hairs due to poking nose often customarily, how much harm will that does to my respiratory tract?
Not much: A few missing hairs in the nose will not pose a significant problem. ...Read more
They can't: You can help with some saline nasal spray. If it persists, you need to see your pediatrician or an ent. A respiratory therapist is usually a hospital based allied health professional who helps with respiratory care in the hospital... Ventilation management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be causing my tight chest ? I have sores in my nose i'm wondering weather an infection could have spread to my chest . Maybe respiratory
Need to see Doc.: Chest tightness may suggest bronchial asthma, chronic sinus infection, polyps etc/ certainly a viral infection that spreads to the lung can cause chest tightness and wheezing. Respiratory evaluation, exam and spirometry is necessary. Saline nasal lavage and bronchodilators prescribed by your doc may help. ...Read more
My 4 year old lol is getting frequent respiratory infections with runny nose, cough and fever. Her BT shows Relative neutrophilia. please help.
Recurrent URI: If your child is attending daycare that is a very good reason for recurrent URI, her elevated neutrophil count is expected as a response to these infections, make sure she is up to date with her immunization & annual flu vaccine, give her vitamins daily & healthy diet with plenty of fresh fruits & vegitables. IF this problem continues check back with her pediatrician. Good luck. ...Read more
I think i have an upper respiratory infecton im congested in my chest sinuses and also have a runny nose at times dry painful cough and fever with hea?
Infection: Please have someone take you the nearest Emergency Facility right now! Things will work out! ...Read more
I have been prescribed dexarhina nasal spray for upper respiratory infection, but it does nothing for my stuffy nose, can I replace it with otrivin?
I'm a respiratory infection for a few days now and besides the runny nose and head ache I am having a very annoying cough accompanied by chest pain.
Not just 1: Thing to do here. For a patient of mine i would suggest over-the-counter plain Claritin or zyrtec (not with the"d") for the runny nose. 100% avoidance of all (all) milk products. The chest pain is likely from the coughing. If not allergic to it depending on patient size i recommend 1-2 advil + 1 tylenol (acetaminophen) for a patient of mine. As you know, i cannot make such medical recommendations for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer