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Suggest remedies for wheezing and stuffy nose

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Posted on Wed, 25 May 2016
Question: Hi I went to the dr yesterday. He heard wheezing and prescribed ventolin. My nose is still stuffy and I'm starting to here the wheezing, but it sounds like it's coming from my nose. My nose feels tight. What should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Harish Naik (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Provide additional information, steam inhalation

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome.
I have gone through your query.
Kindly provide additional information:
1.Your age,
2. What is the reason you visited doctor?
3. What symptoms do you have?
4. Do you have any past history of asthma? Or any other history of allergy?
5. Since when you are having wheezing? Is it seasonal or it occurs all the time? Or has it occurred for the first time?

Presently I would suggest you to take the prescribed medication as suggested. Along with this go for steam inhalation with few drop of eucalyptus oil in it, it will help in clearing your nose. Also I would suggest you to avoid substances which increases or induces your symptom. Kindly get back to us with additional information I'll be glad to help you out.

This provisional advice provided by me is based entirely on the input provided to me. I would suggest examination by the doctor.

I hope this suggestion might be of some help to you.
Take care.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Sonia Raina
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Follow up: Dr. Harish Naik (46 minutes later)
Hello I'm 43 years old. The reason I went to the dr is because I was congested. I'm just congested and wheezing. No chest pain. I just have to try and breathe through my nose. Can't sleep at all
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Answered by Dr. Harish Naik (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Nasal decongestant

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Good to hear from you.
I would like to know few more details from you, like
Are you having asthma, do you have any allergies?
Do you have deviated septum?

Presently based on the information I would suggest you to continue the line of management as suggested earlier. And along with that it would be beneficial if you use nasal decongestant like octrivin, before going to bed at night. You should be fine with this measures.

This provisional advice provided by me is based entirely on the input provided to me. I would suggest examination by the doctor.

I hope this suggestion might be of some help to you.
Take care.


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Brief Answer: Provide additional information, steam inhalation Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome. I have gone through your query. Kindly provide additional information: 1.Your age, 2. What is the reason you visited doctor? 3. What symptoms do you have? 4. Do you have any past history of asthma? Or any other history of allergy? 5. Since when you are having wheezing? Is it seasonal or it occurs all the time? Or has it occurred for the first time? Presently I would suggest you to take the prescribed medication as suggested. Along with this go for steam inhalation with few drop of eucalyptus oil in it, it will help in clearing your nose. Also I would suggest you to avoid substances which increases or induces your symptom. Kindly get back to us with additional information I'll be glad to help you out. This provisional advice provided by me is based entirely on the input provided to me. I would suggest examination by the doctor. I hope this suggestion might be of some help to you. Take care.