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Consistent pain in nose after using nasal spray - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I have a basic cold. My nose is runny on one side and blocked on the other. The open side has a consistent pain. Could it be from the afrin I have used? The last time I used afrin on that side of my nose was this morning.
User :   The pain gets worse if I lay down and I cannot sleep because of the pain.
Doctor :   what is afrin?
User :   nasal spray
User :   used to clear nasal passages
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you tell me if it is a saline drops?
User :   no, not saline
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there a possibility of a foreighn body in the nose?
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