... I have seen the ENT doctor and he did CT scan which was clear. I tried nasal steroids and oral ones which did not help at all. I went to an allergist and she did the allergy testing. The first ones she did on my forearm was negative. ... (23 replies)
... I tried the peppermint essential oils using the vapor mist machine I have. It did not help much at all. I have had a scope of the nasal passages and no polyps. ... (23 replies)
... but I still am not certain that has anything to do with my stuffy nose. I would think that the steroid nasal sprays would have helped as well as the singulair if the nasal swelling was actually due to an allergy don't you think? ... (23 replies)
... allergic issues can cause stuffy nose and swollen membranes, but I have actual pain in my nasal passages. Also, I have been feeling worse as time goes on which is another indication that something is brewing in my opinion. ... (23 replies)
... I am giving it a try but so far no difference at all. The more I think about it, the more I am thinking this is some sort of fungal or bacterial infection in my nasal passages. I mean it came on so sudden and nothing I try is helping so it stands to reason this must be some kind of infection. ... (23 replies)
... I do find certain facial products tend to have my nasal passages reactive....they feel tight and dry like you describe. The trick with autoimmune is to keep things calm. Our passages are covered with mucus and are fragile. ... (23 replies)
... I have been on the singulair only two days now. The allergist is the one who prescribed it hoping it would help with the swelling of my nasal passages. ... (23 replies)
... Well I am on the second day of the Nasal Ointment. I do not feel too much difference as of yet. I am however having some side effects. I notice it makes my throat tickle some and makes me cough. ... (57 replies)
... helped me is boiling water and adding a couple of drops of peppermint oil. It cleared my sinuses right up. The other thing is, have you been scoped to check for nasal polyps? ... (23 replies)
... ut that, but the only thing that is missing is that usually there are other symptoms like runny nose, itchiness etc.. and I have none of that. My only symptom is swollen nasal passages? ... (57 replies)
... There seems to be so many different opinions on Pseudophedrine out there among doctors. I had an allergist tell me it does not cause rebound issues that only the nasal spray decongestants do. ... (5 replies)
... Dear Puddinpie,
You had some nasal symptoms from stress and being over-tired, and now have managed to irritate your poor sinuses no end.
If you get yellow or green pus then go to the doctor.
Unless that happens, please swab a very thin layer of almond oil or aloe vera (gel or watery does not matter, but gel stays on better) on the skin inside your nostrils and leave... (23 replies)
... Hi....absolutely one can have reactions but not fall onto a category for treatment. Some of it can be related to dry passages that react quickly to any stimulation. My eyes can do the same as well as my skin. ... (23 replies)
... I agree, I am going to try and get the nasal swab done. I have not tried aloe vera gel but that is a good idea as it is supposed to be soothing. Thanks for the suggestion. ... (23 replies)
... The nasal swab...if it's positive for staph or whatever, it might be contributing. ... (23 replies)
... I have posted a couple previous posts over the last couple days regarding how I suddenly developed swollen nasal passages over 5 weeks ago now. ... (57 replies)
... I had that same feeling in the nose you describe. Raw, sore right in the nasal passages, and swelling everywhere in the sinuses. ... (57 replies)
... In the recent three months, I've been prescribed Augmentin (for general yet unknown UR infection) and then amoxicillin 500mg/2x day (root canal on bottom tooth #29).
In the last few weeks, I've had a lingering pain in right maxillary quad of my mouth, which I thought was from some recent fillings in that area. However, it's been concluded that it's more sinus related. I... (0 replies)
... if they develop allergies and such that swell the area even more. He mentioned that some people also can have what is called a Septal Spur that can press on the nasal wall and cause sinus issues and such. He just thinks it is odd because I did not have Any kind of sinus issues at all prior to this. ... (57 replies)
... Chronic Sinusitis, nasal polyps, nasal valve collapse, etc.. ... (57 replies)