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My middle ear and its not draining. Did the afrin (oxymetazoline) causes my eustachian tube to swell up after i stopped using it?

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In brief: Medicine Overuse

Afrin should not be used more than once every 12 hours for a maximum of 2 days, or you risk blockading the very receptors that decongest.
Ask your doctor for prescription nasal steroid spray to treat the edema & underlying problem. (you also risk hypertension with nasal decongestants).

In brief: Medicine Overuse

Afrin should not be used more than once every 12 hours for a maximum of 2 days, or you risk blockading the very receptors that decongest.
Ask your doctor for prescription nasal steroid spray to treat the edema & underlying problem. (you also risk hypertension with nasal decongestants).
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