Nasal congestion is when the nose feels stuffy due to swelling of the blood vessels caused by excess fluid accumulation. It is a symptom of many health conditions like sinusitis, cold and flu, allergy, deviated septum, drug addiction, enlarged adenoids, nasal polyp, etc.
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I have a little headache, sore throat, facial pressure with nasal congestion, and slight urine urgency. What could it be?
Query: Hello doctor, A week ago I got a little headache with a sore throat and felt kind of feverish (not checked temperature). I took Dolo 650 tablets and Nodard plus tablets. I still have facial pressure with nasal congestion and on the other side, I am experiencing slight urinary urgency. I am not exper... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have the above medical symptoms, like facial pressure with nasal congestion and increased body temperature it is clinically acute sinusitis. You have mentioned no urinary symptoms except increased urinary urgency. You should wait and try to maintain adequate hyd... Read Full »
What is the treatment for cold and nasal congestion in a 4-year-old kid?
Query: Hello doctor, A 4-year-old kid of weight 33 lbs is having a general cold for almost three months. Sometimes cough, and nasal congestion. Otherwise, he is fine. He has no fever or weakness. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern for your child. As you told me, this is happening for long. And there is no fever, it seems to be some allergic condition. Are you still bottle feeding the kid? Is there any difficulty in breathing? Any sounds or snoring while breathing or ... Read Full »
Can rhinosinusitis cause cold, cough and voice hoarseness with green phlegm?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from cough and cold for three days now. I have a clogged nose, watery eyes, and hoarseness of voice. My phlegm has turned greenish already. I have recently been diagnosed with LPR but have done with medications though I still feel phlegm down my throat. I have taken ... Read Full »
Dr. Radela Yvonne L. Ramos-cortes
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need more details before I can suggest you a treatment. When were you diagnosed with LPR (laryngopharyngeal reflux), and what medicines were given to you? Do you have a fever? Are you asthmatic? Do you have allergies to food and medicines? Do you have any maintenance ... Read Full »
Will Prednisolone with antihistamines help in morning colds, pruritic rashes and nasal congestion?
Query: Hello doctor,I would like to consult for my disturbing allergic flares. I am a 33-year-old female. I am not known hypertensive, diabetic, or asthmatic. Within these three months, I have a history of morning colds, nasal congestion, pruritic rashes, and eye itchiness. I have no fever, no cough, short... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding the treatment, I suggest you continue the medicines as they are. I would like to know how much Prednisolone did you start with? Nextly, you must start on intranasal steroids to help relieve the nasal symptoms. Use Fluticasone furoate twice daily two puffs in... Read Full »
Is there any effective way to control phlegm passing down the throat?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I am having constant cold problems, not a runny nose but I always can feel phlegm passing down in the back of the throat throughout the year. When certain conditions like prolonged exposure to cold temperatures, symptoms like dry cough, heaviness all over the face espe... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is there any throat pain? Any long term nose block? Any decreased sense of smell? Can you please take a picture of the back of the throat with open mouth showing details of the affected area and send it to me? Read Full »
Why do I have severe headache while bending down?
Query: Hi doctor, Since, ten days, I have been suffering with flu and headache. I took tablet Zifi 200 mg and tablet Sinarest. But, nothing seems to be working. After taking the pills, the flu and headache disappeared temporarily for just one day and got back immediately. My wife too is having the same pro... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the details you have given. You seem to have a sinusitis infection. Well, for me to be sure, if you are having sinusitis, I would like to have some more information. You are complaining of headache. Is it like a facial pain? Or like a brow ache? Is th... Read Full »
Is Levocetirizine sufficient to cure nasal congestion and cough?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 49 year old male. I am suffering from nasal congestion and cough. I am taking only Levocetirizine for this. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your infection will be most probably a viral infection because of the season now. However, we can be sure of that only after a swab is taken and it is cultured to see if there grows any bacteria in it. I give you the following suggestions to take care of the pr... Read Full »
My 3-year-old baby had mild cough and wheezing for the past two weeks and congestion now. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,My baby is 3 years and 4 months old weighing 11.3 kg and height is 96.2 cm. She had a mild cough two weeks ago, and now it looks like nasal congestion. The next day she had a wheezing sound, and the doctor prescribed Salbutamol and Prednisolone syrup. After three days, the wheezing and cou... Read Full »
Dr. Prakash Chandra Girdhar Lal Nagar
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. As per the information provided, it seems your daughter has recurrent wheezing, and that is why she has been prescribed Prednisolone. As mentioned, she is no more wheezing, and there is no cough. Since she has b... Read Full »
Kindly explain nasal CT scan taken for rebound congestion in nostril.
Query: Hi doctor, My nasal CT Scan reports say: Deviation of the nasal septum to the left side with a septal spur on the left side impinging left interior turbinate visualized. Inferior turbinate hypertrophy visualized on both sides. Mild middle turbinate hypertrophy visualized on both sides. Mild bilater... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me help you understand your report point by point. Deviated nasal septum means the midline partition dividing your nose into two cavities is not straight. It is deviated to the left side. Inferior turbinate is a small curved bone in the side of the nasal cavity. T... Read Full »
Three weeks ago, I had two bumps developed on my foot that itched badly. Now it has spread. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,Three weeks ago, two bumps developed on my foot that itched badly. Now it has spread and looks like a half circle. It does not hurt anywhere, but itches and is a little swollen, probably because of squeezing the pus out. It looks like ant bites, and I also have developed severe congestion ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through your case, and your lesion (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity) has an infection. You may need a course of antibiotics, which will also cover your chest infection to som... Read Full »