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I've been using nasobec nasal spray for 3 days for blocked ears 2 sprays in each nostril 2 times a day now I have a really sore throat is this normal?

Yes. Nasal steroid sprays like Nasonex (mometasone) can commonly cause pharyngitis or sore throat as a side effect to the medication. This sensation could also be secondary to poorly controlled post-nasal drip which can also cause a sore throat sensation. Read more...

For 2 years been having an excess production of clear phlegm. Sometimes throat feels blocked & saline nasal spray will bring up mucus. What is this?

Allergies. This sounds like allergic rhinitis with post nasal drainage. Consider an antihistamine and nasal steroid spray trial. Also allergy testing may be appropriate with long term refractory symptoms. If throat symptoms persist see an otolaryngologist for a complete pharyngeal (throat) examination. . Read more...
Perennial Allergies. This is most likely perennial allergic rhinitis or vasomotor rhinitis, but more is hard to say accurately without seeing the patient. I suggest seeing an allergist to further evaluate. Read more...

Hello there, I have constant thick sticky mucous rusty tinged behind my uvula and in my throat. I've cultured them and it's serratia and staph, been on cipro without help. I also take Claritin and do saline nasal spray daily. I have low igG. Thank you?

Low IgG. With the picture depicted, you need to be evaluated by allergy / immubology service at a tertiary care hospital, (a university hospital or a teaching hospital), you most probably have an immunodeficiency problem for whatever reason, you might need admission and IV antibiotics to clear the infection and manage the condition from there, goodluck . Read more...
Consult ENT. An ENT evaluation to find out where the mucus comes from would be the first step. If there is no sinonasal source of mucus, one needs to consider reflux in a condition known as laryngopharyngeal reflux. On the other hand, you need your immune function assessed since chronic sinusitis may be a cause and requires the appropriate treatment. Read more...

Is it possible for a nonmedicated saline nasal spray to get stuck in the nasal cavity and cause of ear infection in a five-year-old?

Ear infection causes. Ear infections are caused by bacteria or viruses. Noses are full of bacteria anyway. Saline rinses away a few bacteria; if the bottle is dirty, saline may add a few bacteria to the nose, but they won't often travel to the ear because the Eustachian tube is a tiny passage, esp in children. Droplets of water sprayed in nose are only in the nose a few minutes. Squeeze bottle irrigation CAN hurt ears. Read more...
No. The cause of the congestion also decreases Eustachian tube drainage which predisposed to ear infections. Common germs from the throat climb up the dysfunctional Eustachian tube to cause ear infections. It doesn't matter what you stick in the nose, the sites are located in separate parts of the head & not connected. Read more...