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Will Using A Nasal Spray Steroid Improve A Deviated Septum
No: A deviated nasal septum is crooked or displaced cartilage and bone inside the nose. This can only be corrected with surgery. Noses sprays may provide some temporary relief but no cure. Remember, over the counter nose sprays should only be used for a few days at a time as they can cause a rebound effect making the nose more blocked and can damage the inside of the nose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: The dose is micrograms, even if absorbed won't cause side effects, just be careful to use it right, avoid contact with the nasal septum, direct it towards your ear when inserted in your nose, just an extra precaution, avoid using it if you have elevated eye pressure (high IOP) till cleared by eye doctor, ...Read more
Been prescribed steroid nasal spray for post nasal drip. Symptoms are very uncomfortable is there something different I can do? How important is it?
As long as needed: Steroid nasal sprays do not cure your allergies, but prevent the allergic inflammation. Once the medicine is stopped, your symptoms will return if you are still in contact with your allergen. If you want a more permanent change in your allergies, you need to consider something like immunotherapy, or allergy shots. However, steroid nasal sprays can usually be taken safely for long periods of time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nasal steoids: 2 to 4 days to start. Give it a week to judge the effects. Use properly and consistantly. ...Read more
See answer: I am not sure what you are asking, but some people are allergic to nasal sprays that have steroid in them, and the medication itself can cause an irritation/allergy. However, post nasal drip and allergies (allergic rhinitis) affecting the nose can be well treated with rx corticosteroid nasal sprays used appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more
Not really: All medications that contain cortisone like steroids have a label required by fda to mention that they "may" effect eyes, bones, growth, adrenal gland, etc. The real problem is with steroid pills used for long periods or steroid injections. Steroid nasal sprays are very safe in the recommended dosages. The current available data is reassuring. ...Read more
I am on a fluticasone steroid nasal spray for allergy and sinusitis prevention. If I have a cold should I keep taking it or should I temporarily stop?
Can I use xlear nasal spray whilst I am using beconase steroid nasal spray . Am suffering chronic sinusitis due to concha bullosa :(?
Yes: Beconase (beclomethasone) is an intranasal steroid to suppress the inflammation in your nose and the xlear is likely a decongestant. Are you seeing an ent? If not, you might want to get those concha bullosas removed or at least consider balloon angioplasty. I would also recommend increasing the Beconase (beclomethasone) to 2 sprays to each nostril twice daily for 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have sinus infection took augmetin 10 days & steroid nasal spray then sinus started to smell bad, got refil augmetin 10 more days sinus still smell bad?
Can a decongestant like Mucinex (guaifenesin) and a steroid nasal spray like fluticasone taken too much over time cause loss of smell and taste?
I have been prescribed steroid nasal spray 4 blocked euchastain tube&tinnitus. The spray seems2make it louder&move into other ear, why would that be?
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