... I have very swollen nasal passages could this be due to allergies and will alavert help this? ... (1 replies)
... Anyway....for awhile now my nasal passages have been slightly swollen so that it's reducing the air flow. ... (1 replies)
... Maybe you have a swollen turbinate which is what i have and is caused by allergies. I'm on the waiting list for an operation but i can't stand the waiting, the lump is so big now. ... (1 replies)
... thought it was just a deviated septum but he was surprised when he got in there. I don't think trimming of the trubinates would be nearly as bad. My nose wasn't swollen or anything. I hated wearing the little gauze pad thingie under my nose. It was just a pain in the butt to wear. Of course I might be a little vain also. ... (3 replies)
... ng the syringe to with the saline rinse but I was faithful to the ENT instructuions. For over a year I felt like I was a new person. I think the turbinates are swollen again and I am debating whether to go back to the ENT. I might wait till they start waking me up at night again. ... (3 replies)
... The walls in my nose were swollen into small balls... one side of each nostril. It looks like one ball in each nostril. The Dr suggested that I have them cut out. ... (3 replies)
... nly a couple of times, but it scares me all the same. I do know that neilmed doesn't recommend rinsing with blocked ears, but my ears are not blocked, not are my nasal passages, mostly thanks to prednisone, Zyrtec, and Flonase. ... (8 replies)
... I did have xrays of my sinuses years ago before my allergy testing was done, only showed swollen nasal passages from mucous build up. ... (2 replies)
... Oh and I will be purchasing a humidifier which I hear can help with swollen nasal passages and sinus headaches? ... (8 replies)
... Thank you very much for taking the time to reply. :)
I am not as bad as you... but I always try to have tissues on me. Glad to hear that the surgery was worth it. This is what I want to hear!
My questions are...
>your sense of smell... most likely it improved?
>was the surgery painful at all?
Thanks! :wave: (3 replies)
... Since your ENT said that your ears and nose were fine, I would quess that you don't have a polyp problem, and your problems are related to swollen turbinates. When you were at the ENT, your nose was probably open, and your turbinates not significantly swollen. ... (5 replies)
... iod pills would help but those really arent good for you. I wish there was an easy answer but from the research I have done on the net antihistamines and steriod nasal sprays seem to be the best bet. ... (5 replies)
... but lately.. i think it must be the humidity.. my nasal passages feel even more swollen than usual, so that it feels like there's only half the regular space for air to get through, and it's just uncomfortable. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Everyone,
I've had year round allergies for a couple of years now. I'm not very satisfied with the meds I've tried and was wondering if anyone has had any success with alternative therapies? My symptoms include dry, congested, swollen nasal passages and nasty post nasal drip (but not too much phelgm (sp?))
Thanks in advance! (3 replies)
... **** so sorry, duplicate message, hit the wrong key. .... Tompok (9 replies)
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... I just started doing nasal irrigation a few days ago, and it's not helping me at all. It does remove the icky mucous from my nose, but my nasal passages are sooooo swollen inside that I still cannot smell anything or breathe out of my nose at all. ... (9 replies)
... I always just use saline. It doesn't help much if your nasal passages feel congested but are just kinda swollen, but it does help to break up the yuck that is in there so you can get it out easier. ... (5 replies)
... filtered tap water. The salt mimicks the salinity in the blood and your body accepts it. The salt is suppose to dehydrate the swollen nasal passages and open them up. Also, the salt disolves the mucous. Baking soda is suppose to help break the phelgm up too. ... (4 replies)
... Mine started with me getting post nasal drip feeling from smelling perfumes, etc. Then it was contact dermatitis from my usual soaps, shampoos, dryer sheets, etc. ... (53 replies)