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my nose is burning inside, feels like acid in my nasal cavity.

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my nose is burning inside, feels like acid in my nasal cavity. is there anything I can put in it to make it stop burning. i used afrin original nasal spray. its been hurting for about one and a half hour. please help me its very very painful i would have to rate it a 9.8 on a scale of 10 and 10 being the worst. please hurry its painful
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 6 years ago.
Hello

Sorry for your sufferings.

Excess use of afrin can cause burning sensation or rebound congestion.

Saline drop can be used.

Benadryl or zyrtec antiallergy medicine can betaken.

As the pain is severe, you can take motrin to reduce the inflammation.

Check with your doctor whether ant antibiotic will be needed or not.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Relist: Inaccurate answer.
i wanted to know if there is anything i can use to put in my nose to make the burning stop?
Expert:  Dr .Saha replied 6 years ago.
I have mentioned about Otc saline drop, Benadryl or zyrtec, motrin which can be used.

Otherwise you will need an examination by doctor for prescription grade medicine.

Anything else do you want?

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