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What is the best way to clear a stuffy nose?

my nose is stuffed!!!

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Oh i know how you feel -_- Take a nice hot bath or a steamy shower! :)

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You need a cup of o.j a nice hot shower a box of tissue and some Vicks that will do the trick

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Use Vicks

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Eat something that's more spicy than you could think of and give it 5 minutes

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Just swallow a spoonful of some Chinese mustard... wow! Or get some Vicks Vapo Rub.

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I have really bad allergies. Seriously. I am allergic to cats, dogs, hamsters. anything with fur(not hair. I'm not allergic to myself). I'm also allergic to dust and grass which means that anywhere I go I have bad sinuss. Occasionally I use afrin, which is a strong over the counter nose spray. It clears up the worst of sinuss almost instantly. It's a clear nose in a bottle. However, if you use it too frequently( like 2 times a day for 3 days in a row), you become addicted to it and need it even breathe. So use afrin when it gets really bad. but not too often ;) Good luck! I know it sucks!

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lol LUV THIS ANSWER
I'm not allergic to myself XDD
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nice sounds like a whole lot of fun. PS: THis made my eyes water.
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Wasabi helps.

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oh yes it does...
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You just have to let it pass, I have a stuffed up noise too

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Just put it out whenever it comes......

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green beans... I'm glad you are following me.. thanks
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Why are there so many comments in this box?
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@dustee Ya always welcome
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salt...water.....

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The ginger decoction is a wise choice. It is an old effective Chinese recipe to help you get rid of the stuffy nose.

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a nasal saline spray like Simple Saline (is good for babies too) or a Nedi pot both irrigate your nose to clean it out, it's a little uncomfortable at first but they really help and are safe with no medications

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That also works as a preventative measure, instead of just treating the syptom, because it cleans out pollen and allergins that may be the cause of the stuffed nose in the first place.
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so true and they are so underused
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What I do and it always works is I get Vicks VapoRub and rub it inside my nose with a Q-Tip all around the inside of the nose.. and there you go... no more stuffy runny nose.

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take hot shower often

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thak some times shower

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drink tea and relax stay out of cold weather take steamy showers and baths and use vicks and or nasal saline spray blow your nose as much as possible

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go 2 doctors and get rest

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Buy some Cold-EEZE. Place a lozenge inside the cheek cavity and allow it to dissolve slowly in the nasal passages. This helps my stuffy nose all the time.

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blow your nose and pick your nose also drink medicine rub vapo rub

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uhh take hot shower or bath use vicks drink o.j. or tea either one a lot then blow ur nose as hard as u can as much as u can trust my brother is allergic to everything i kno it gets annoying after a while hereing the sniffleing like every 10 seconmds it sux but u just got to do tht stuff throughout the rest of this horrible clod weather...

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chicken soup and hot steamy showers

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Come smell my stinky dog. He just rolled in the field after spreading manure.

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If you don't mind taking over the counter medication, nothing works like regular, old, $2/bottle generic nasal spray. Use it sparingly. I've heard you can develop a tolerance and your nose will be stopped-up all the time, but that never happened to me, and I probably use a little too much. Next to that, the only thing I've found that works is to hold my nose, close my mouth, and blow until my ears pop to try and move things around in there a little. But that barely works. There is also a drug that is not sold over the counter that does it, but that's a little extreme.

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I guess no one uses nasal spray anymore :(
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The best thing you can do is eat something spicy, like spicy chili. I was congested for months when I was pregnant, because of swollen nasal passages, and this was the ONLY thing that worked.

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a medication called little noses

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i always take a shower

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Try a Neti Pot. They are very good at cleaning out sinus congestion.

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You better drink a cup of hot tea combined with Honey, Lime and Cinnamon.

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put good eye drops to both eyes it will be better to nose also.

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Is there a pharmacist or Dr. in the house?

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A Neti pot is generally the best way, but even better is a turkey baster filled with warm salted water. Over the sink and gently let it run into one nostril and out the other.

(My husband is forbidden to use my kitchen turkey baster for this and had to buy his own, but he swears by it above all the other solutions ('scuse the pun) given here.)

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The restaurant Osaka has the best soup ever and it will clear your nose instantly! The soup is called meso soup i think? If you go and eat at the hibachi table they give you the soup as an appetizer! Delicious!

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Vicks , nasal spray or netty pot. The baseball spray works good for me

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good ideas
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omg typo damn auto correct I ment nasal spray lol
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Neti pot

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Heat, Hot Soup, Hot Shower and let the steam get in your nose. :)

If you're OK with taking OTC medicine, then I HIGHLY suggest using Mucinex DX, as it helps a lot. Vick's works well, too.

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pop your ears

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Heat gently some 100% grape juice, add fresh-squeezed lemon and cayenne pepper.
Try Texaco style chicken soup.

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eat somin hot makes me feel better

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chicken noodle soup or vicks tissues

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smell my brother after soccer practice

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you need some bad Allegra! Or get a good, and i mean good!, humidifier!

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sneeze a lot

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Lol that will only make it worse
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not funny, works in my case everytime
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I can't make myself sneeze...
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u can, take a small piece of paper ,start folding it make a thin pointed hard edge. then pt it in your nose slowly;)
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Use a saline rinse (available at any drugstore/pharmacy section) It's cheap, non-medicated and can be used as much as needed. I've been using WalMarts brand for a couple of years now and have very few colds.

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Apple Cider Vinegar. Take 2 teaspoons of Bragg's Organic Apple Cider Vinegar mixed in a glass of warm water. Repeat every 8 hours for for one day and then stop. Trust me this works as I own a couple of Preschools and stuffy itches noses, sore throats and other illnesses is an occupational hazard for us. But not anymore. Now I have even thrown away my allergy medication like Allegra and even cough syrup. The trick is to take it soon as you get any itch in your nose (within 5-10 minutes) and never ever deviate from my formula.
If your stuffy nose has gone beyond into a real infection (like that yellow stuff is coming out) then the Apple Cider will have a harder time so then consider putting some Vick's Vapour into a bowl of boiling water and inhaling it with your head covered with a towel After that take some Ceylon Cinnamon Tea mixed with Honey and lie down. Also the old adage starve a fever and feed a cold holds true. You also need to get lots of nutrition so that your body has the strength to fight the blocked nose. And last but not least do some light exercise.

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Smell some really strong hot sauce. If that doesnt work then good luck

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What I do when I have a stuffed up nose is blow all the snot out of my nose that I possibly can but that solution is temporary

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Boil some water up, put it in a bowl, put a towel over your head and inhale the steam. It'll help unblock it :) Hope it gets better soon xx

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Cold and stuffed nose are type of things in which you should consider natural ways of treatment cuz the allopathic treatments aren't very helpful in such conditions. I prefer using Ginger and garlic oil via vapour therapy to treat them. You can get these oils from here http://www.aromaoilstore.com/ginger-oil.html.

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put vick's under the nostrils

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Belive it or not,but stuffy nose is a good thing!It means that your body is fighting a virus.

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I already knew that. I was sick for 3 weeks, each week was a different virus.
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true! but, ppl want to get it out. the snot is the levtover crap that gets removed from the body. its dead cells from the immune system. not everyone want that to sit in you nose. so getting it out is a good thing, to.
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I know,but when i get it out sometimes,I still can't breath.
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first, you need to get the craop in you nose watery. taking a bath can to that. when you get out, blow your nose and get it out. then you take alergy or stuffy nose medicen. that will prevent you from getti ng you nose stuffed again.

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My allergy family has used Chlortabs (equate walmart) for many years for their allergy stuffiness. Take 2 at a time up to 8 per day to relief stuffiness.

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Blow as much out as you can and then eat something spicy ( it will make your nose run) or take a hot shower:) Good luck:)

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