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What is the best home remedy for a stuffed nose?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

On the reason for a stuffy nose.
. But the best home remedy is salt water nose drops. Just rinsing the nose with saline helps decrease stuffiness and reduces swelling of the mucous membranes. It is safest to get over the counter nose drops like little noses or ayr or ocean nose drops.

In brief: Depends

On the reason for a stuffy nose.
. But the best home remedy is salt water nose drops. Just rinsing the nose with saline helps decrease stuffiness and reduces swelling of the mucous membranes. It is safest to get over the counter nose drops like little noses or ayr or ocean nose drops.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Neti pots can

Reduce nasal congestion.
Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down.

In brief: Neti pots can

Reduce nasal congestion.
Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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