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Nonprescription saline nasal sprays and nose drops are used to
keep nasal tissues moist, relieve nasal irritation, and help thick or dried
mucus to drain.
Saline nose drops can be purchased without a prescription or can be made easily at home. To make your own nose drops:
To use the nose drops:
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
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