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Will Nasacort Aq Reduce Swelling In Nose
Nasonex, (mometasone) nasacort aq or flonase, which quicker for nasal congestion/ seasonal allergies? I also nasal colloidal silve-nott o2 binding, will that work
Nasal sprays: All nasal steroids take a few days to start working and need to build up a dose before they become fully effective. Nasal antihistamines are quicker in onset of actiion. A combination nasal spray should help your symptoms for fast and long lasting relief. Now I don't know anything about the coooloidal silver spray you mentioned. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
This is unusual: Your swelling should be resolved by one year. I would return to your surgeon and ask them for advice. ...Read more
Is it possible to switch nasal steroid spray if one doesn't work for you to reduce the swelling in your nose?
Yes: There are a number of corticosteroid nasal sprays and while all should be effective, patient preference is the key to continued use and good results. If symptoms are persistent, seek care from a board certified allergist. ...Read more
After tweezing a pimple in my nose I now have swelling on the same side in the sinus. Very tender. How can I reduce swelling? Are they full of blood?
If the tweezer had infection and you broke the skin inside your nose you may have transferred more infection of a different type than the original abscess had in it. If the pus came out and now it has refilled with blood and pus, it may be an infected hematoma. (both blood and infection.) let your doctor take a look and start the treatment.
Otherwise sinus swelling can also include allergies. ...Read more
I had septoplasty surgery in Oct 2014 which straighten my deviated septum &reduced my turbinates. It's May 2015 &my nose is swollen again, making it hard to breathe. It keeps swelling on and off constantly. What can I do?
?: Have you tried pseudoephedrine? You can get it by itself, but it's even better if you get Claritin-D or Zyrtec-D (the "D" indicates pseudoephedrine is one of the ingredients) because, this time of year, allergies are very common, would account for your recurrent symptoms, and get better with the 2 drugs I listed - you may need to take it twice a day until spring is over. Ask 4 it at your pharmacy. ...Read more
I ve no runny nose or sneezing, . Just reduced airways due chronic turbinate swelling and nasal dryness, this this mean I still ve rhinitis?
Rhinitis: Many different types of sinus disease. Sounds like you need to increase the humidity in your home and bedroom. Would also consider using salt water washes and nasal saline spray up to four times per day. ...Read more
I ve negative allergy test & no runny nose or sneezing, just reduced airways due chronic turbinate swelling, do I still ve rhinitis? Or something eles
Yes and maybe-----: Hi my dear rhino means nose it is means irritation so rhinitis you have is not b, cause of allergy. It can be because of irritants like, perfume, temp. Sensitive, medications chemicals used in and outside the house irritants have made the turbinates to be swollen. Se an e.N.T doctor. ...Read more
Hit in face. Swollen black eyes and lips. Also fractured nose. How do I reduce swelling? I have an appointment with an ear nose and throat doc soon.
Broken Nose: Use ice pack 3x daily for 72 hours. See ENT as soon as possible. ...Read more
The head of my penis has all of a sudden swelled up and is red. It hurts when touched. I really need help. What do I do to reduce the swelling.
See a doctor: If you have pain combined with redness, you must see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Had a septoplasty without skintear almost 3 weeks back. My swelling reduced however when I looked inside there is a bone blocking the right nostril.
What can I do to reduce nasal swelling due to cold/allergy? I'm finding it hard to breathe and woke myself up gasping. I also breastfeed.
Need doctor help! Is pseudoephedrine the nasal decongestant drying or will it just reduce the swelling of my sinuses?
If nasonex (mometasone) doesn't help fix the nasal congestion what are alternative solutions, I suffer from reduced airways resulting from middle turbinate swelling?
Can a nasal steroid spray + antihistamine reduce nasopharynx swelling and thick mucus plugged in the area? No surgery needed, ENT says its pollution!
Possibly: Using these medications together are an excellent measure to treat nasal allergies that can cause excess mucus production, nasal plugging, congestion, etc.. ...Read more
Can anti-histamine + nasal irrigation + Cromolyn Sodium spray help reduce chronic nasal turbinate, nasopharynx inflammation & mucus membrane swelling?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
Nose fracture: Ice packs are helpful to reduce swelling. Head elevation also helps. Afrin nasal spray cvan be used to help the nasal congestion which is usually present for a few days. Be sure to be checked by an ENT within 5-7 days after the swelling goes down to see if surgery is needed. If you wait more than 10-14 days, surgery may be much more difficult and invasive. ...Read more
Nose swelling: It can be a sinus infection. If it doesn't go away quickly, see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
Depends: The time depends upon: where on the nose your sustained the trauma, how hard you were hit (did you have a nose bleed), has your nose lost symmetry (even though swollen) if so could be broken. Generally if it were just a good bump to the nose, the swelling should in majority resolve in a week or more. Did you get black eyes? That would indicate a hard blow and broken blood vessels...Hard to tell... ...Read more
I woke up with facial swelling fr in my cheek, next to my nose. There is no pain but I don't know what is causing it.
Swelling: Likely due to position when sleeping should resolve shortly after being up and about. ...Read more
My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red. What's gonna be? Its dry and sometimes he bleed
Infection?: It's a common site of infection, and perhaps he bleeds because he rubs the nose because it either itches or hurt. He does need to see his doctor to be sure and to get treatment. ...Read more
I had gotten my nose piercing done few years back, and now a swelling is being formed in that area... What could it be? Please help!
Infection?: It is possible that the nose ring has caused an infection, or rather the opening of the skin to respiratory bacteria has caused it. It could possibly be chronic irritation from movement of the ring which is creating a fibroma (a chronic irritation causing excess tissue to be formed). I know it is a popular cosmetic look for youth, but really it is unwise for a number of reasons. ...Read more
I have a swelling on my nose from the bridge and its paining, can't even blown my nose nor touch that area. This is happened since 4 days.
Needs evaluation: Sometimes a nasal infection not necessarily a sinus infection can do this. It usually requires an antibiotic to alleviate it. It could be an external problem with the skin of the nose, but there should be redness of the skin or some sign of localized irritation. See a doctor for rx. ...Read more