How to use a Nasal Spray
A lot of medications to treat the nose and sinuses are delivered using nasal sprays such as decongestants, saline spray or steroids. Before you use the spray, blow and clear your nose with a tissue and wash your hands with soap and water.
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How to Apply Nasal Spray
Step 1. Hold the spray with 1 hand while blocking the other nostril with your other hand
Step 2. Angle the tip BACKWARDS towards the middle of your head
Step 3. Press the spray and inhale gently to allow the medication into your nasal passage. Avoid blowing your nose for a few minutes after using the spray
Do’s and Don’t’s
DO follow the instructions from your doctor or pharmacist
DO inform your doctor if you develop nose bleed or pain
DON’T allow the tip of the nasal spray to touch anything dirty
DON’T share your nasal spray with anyone else
See your ENT doctor if your symptoms are not getting better
Disclaimer. TELEME blog posts contains general information about health conditions and treatments. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The information is not advice and should not be treated as such.
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