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I am sick with a virus and I nasal spray for allergies and yesterday when I used the nasal spray it hurt and it has before. Why would it hurt now?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Irritation

If you aim your nasal spray towards the middle and center of the nose, you may experience some irritation (assuming that you are using a nasal steroid).
If you are using nasal decongestant sprays, repeated uses tend to cause irritation. Do note that nasal spray for allergy does not work on a cold.

In brief: Irritation

If you aim your nasal spray towards the middle and center of the nose, you may experience some irritation (assuming that you are using a nasal steroid).
If you are using nasal decongestant sprays, repeated uses tend to cause irritation. Do note that nasal spray for allergy does not work on a cold.
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