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Nose Blockage during pregnancy.Needed safe Nasal spray for the relief

Nose Blockage during pregnancy.Needed safe Nasal spray for the relief.Hi, This is Amit from bangalore. my wife is 8 weeks pregnant and she has severe nose blockage since the 3 -4 week itself. She is unable to breathe through either of the nostrils.Please advise any safe tested Nasal congestant during pregnancy? And do suggest any good ENT spoecialist in south bangalore whom we can visit and get her blockage clear... Awaiting response.. please help
Asked On : Fri, 21 Jan 2011
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Hi Amit,

Let me make things clear for you. Nasal congestion in pregnancy is a normal phenomenon because of the increase in the hormones. It will reduce once she delivers the child. Till then she can use saline nasal drops, take steam inhalation, drink plenty of warm water. As most of the drugs are contraindicated in pregnancy, the above medicines can be used safely. Even the best of the ENT specialist will recommend the same for her.

You can contact Dr. Sanjay Dutt or Dr. Shankar Madikeri from Sagar Apollo Hospital, Tilaknagar, Bangalore.

Any more doubts you are welcome.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Fri, 21 Jan 2011
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