Drug-induced rhinitis

2021-04-15 04:27 PM

These drugs cause constant vasoconstriction, affecting the submucosal vessels, affecting the hair cells (strongly degenerated, no replacement cells).

Reason

Due to frequent, prolonged, many times a day. Mainly with vasoconstrictor, anti-stuffy nose such as: naphazoline, Ephedrine ...

These drugs cause constant vasoconstriction, affecting the submucosal vessels, affecting the hair cells (strongly degenerated, no replacement cells).

Diagnose

Asked the disease

To know the drug use history.

Nasal congestion: common to both sides, with little or no vasoconstriction, a feeling of dryness.

Nasal examination

The nasal mucosa is dry, pale, pale, not smooth.

Lower nasal curl: too strong, large, slightly rough, pale, slow-resilient with vasoconstrictor or not.

Middle nose roll: not wet shade, slightly heavy, big.

Nasal passages: normal, possibly mild.

To solve

Find the cause: cause the stuffy nose to treat such as septum malformation, chronic sinusitis ...

Restoration of nasal mucosa:

Nasal steam.

Nebulized.

Vitamin C.

Increased secretion: Bromhexine.

Corticoid.

Practice nasal breathing.