Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
153 Doctors are Online

Had nose cauterized, have sneezing, have drainage from nose. On loratadine. Help?

hello, I had my nose cauterized yesterday and I feel sneezy. the doctor told me I would be experience light bleed , i dont see blood coming outisde my nose anymore, but on inside draining and I had to spit is dark sometimes fresh blood, its only little amount, what would I take ? I took only loratadine just to stop myself from sneezing . hope you could answer my question thank you so much.
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
Answers:  2 Views:  64
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Critical Care Specialist 's  Response
Hi thanks for your question.
Sneezing is due to irritation of the nasal mucosa by cautery. Little amount of blood is expected as told by your physician. The dark blood could be because of 2 reasons, one mixing of blood with ointment which is used after cauterization. Second the dark blood post cautery is expected as cautery burns the tissue. You can continue with tab lortidine, additionally you can use xylometazoline nasal drops which will reduce the irritation and stop sneezing. Re consultation with treating physician is advisable
Hope this answers your question
Answered: Sat, 20 Jul 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

ENT Specialist Dr. Hariom Sharma's  Response
Thanks for contacting HCM
As you have cauterized your nose yesterday . This is the minor surgery in which bleeding so much less. therefor preventing this minute bleeding requires cold fomentation around the nose 4-5 times, avoid pain killers as much as possible and use botroclot nasal drops three times a day.


Dr Hariom Sharma
Answered: Sat, 20 Jul 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor