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... I have a sinus infection with severe nasal congestion. I have been taking Sudafed PE, which hasn't worked at all. I can't taste anything or smell even the most strong and unpleasant smells. ... (1 replies)
... on the labelling. Can get the 60mg version or the 12 hour 120mg version pill form. The PE doesn't work for me either, even my pharmacist complains about it. The nasal sprays like Dristan and Otrivin work well too but use very sparingly, no more than 3 days or so, or you will end up with some bad rebound congestion. ... (1 replies)
... OMG..I have been telling my doctor the exact same thing and she thinks I'm crazy because "there is nothing wrong with my ears." I am a smoker and in Ohio they just started distributing Fire Safety Cigarettes about two months ago. They made me very ill and I developed a severe sore throat followed by about three weeks of coughing my head off. I also developed the crackling... (18 replies)

... doctors with no relief. I started out with a throbbing ear ache and feelings of fluid in my ears and immediately went to my family doctor who said to just take OTC meds and that I'd be fine...that he could not see any fluid. ... (18 replies)
... t to a general dr last week, she checked my ears and gave me a hearing test, then sent me away saying my ears look fine, and my hearing is fine, and suggested an OTC nasal decongestant. ... (18 replies)
Post-Nasal Drip
Feb 28, 2007
... histamine decongestant combo? ... (5 replies)
... Hi All, Symptoms running into the 4th month now... It's Spring here and I've never had allergies as such before but this year I seemed to develop a runny nose (clear, watery) and watery eyes each time I walked outside. We've also had horrendous winds. Around the same time I kept being awoken during the night with a painless throbbing pressure type feeling on both sides... (0 replies)
... Thanks for answering! I'm wondering though if this is the problem or not, because I have been tested for allergies before and they didn't find anything that I was allergic to. That was 5 or so years ago. However, I have noticed recently that along with my ear problems I get itchy patches on my arms, particularly near the inside of my elbows but also other places on my... (3 replies)
... achian tube to swell shut. People with eczema have allergies that manifest in the skin as well as respiratory and sometimes GI tract. A strong antihistamine plus decongestant used regularly may help, and if not, nasal steroid spray Rx from Dr usually provides relief if used regularly over time. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for the reply. I have actually tried a bunch of the OTC allergy medicine, nothing really helps. ... (8 replies)
... would try a few things to help keep eustachian tube open and reduce sinus inflammation. A daily non drowsy antihistamine, obtainable OTC, could help as well as a decongestant to reduce swelling in the tube, like psuedoephedrine daily. You can get a 12 hr formula OTC for convenience. ... (8 replies)
... A decongestant won't stop the mucus, it will only shrink the tissues in your respiratory system to allow the mucus to flow more freely. ... (2 replies)
... Internal ear fluid. I would almost bet money on it... try taking OTC decongestant for a week and see how you feel. ... (12 replies)
Losing all Hope
Nov 18, 2006
... Ant1126, What Jillolina say I can confirm from experience as well. I had anxiety for a while then I had my son and forced my self to stop caring about the little stuff.. after all smelly stuff happens and tends to gravitate my way a bit. The reason I am replying is because you mentioned that showers give you relief. I am assuming you take hot showers... if this is... (6 replies)
... Well I hate that it happened, but now you need to treat the PND. The posty nasal drip is the result of drainage from your sinuses as you well know. ... (5 replies)




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