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Do the side-effects of a nasal steroid spray differ then that of an oral or inhaled one?

Yes. The side effects of a steroid nasal spray differs from that of an oral steroid or an inhaled steroid. Some side effects are dose and delivery dependent. They do not all cause systemic side effects for instance. The indications for use are different. Read more...

How do to use a nasal steroid spray. I feel like I'm doing it wrong everytime I use it cause I can taste it. How far do you stick it in your nose?

Doing right. Stick the nasal spray as far as it will go in gently. If you are tasting it it is fine. The medicine can flow thru back of your nose into throat and that is how you are tasting it. You are doing it right. Do not use medicine more than the prescribed amount. Read more...

Do the side-effects of a nasal steroid spray differ then that of an oral inhaled steroid?

Yes and no. Orally inhaled steroids are designed to work in the lungs whereas nasal is for the nose. Orally inhaled steroids can cause infections in the mouth/throat (candidiasis) whereas the likelihood of nasal steroids to cause the same problem are minimal. Remember to rinse your mouth after each use of oral inhaled steroids. Read more...

How to properly use a nasal steroid spray for a swollen nose. And why is my left nose middle septum red well the whole nose is red?

Aim away from septum. Intranasal steroid sprays are the most effective medication treatment for seasonal and year round allergies. The spray tip should be aimed "away" from the nasal septum to help decrease the risk of nose bleeds. The opposite nostril is plugged and when the sprayed, a gentle sniff in. Using a nasal steroid spray will make the nasal membranes appear red. Read more...

What is the best nasal steroid spray for nasal ployps? Any suggestions?

They all work. More important than the brand is your tolerance of the medicine. I would start with generic drug or one with a low copay and only change if you have a problem with them. Read more...