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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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 44-year-old male. For the last 20 days, I have nasal congestion. I took steam, Cetrizine and Paracetamol tablet, and Bromhexine twice a day, along with Otrivin nasal spray. But no long-term relief. It reduces congestion when I am outdoor in the heat but comes back when in AC. I ne... Read Full »
Answer: Hello doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you stop steam inhalation and Bromhexine. Instead of tablet Cetirizine (antihistamine), I suggest you take tablet Allegra 120 mg (Fexofenadine hydrochloride) once a day in the morning for five days. And please use Nasoclear drops (saline nasal drops) i... Read Full »