How To Deal With Nasal Congestion In Diabetics?
I have diabetes, now I have the flu for 1 week, now the symptoms are only a blocked nose. nthank you
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Nasal congestion often results from inflammation of the nasal mucosa, which causes the mucosa to swell and produce excessive mucus. This condition can occur due to various factors, for example:
Allergies, for example due to exposure to cold, dust mites, or pollen
Irritation, for example due to inhalation of smoke, pollution
Infection, for example due to viruses or bacteria
Benign or malignant tumors in the nasal cavity, for example polyps, cancer
Deviation of the nasal septum, and so on
Regarding your question, how long does a nose stuffy like this usually heal? The answer can of course vary, depending on the cause, endurance of the sufferer, the treatment taken to overcome them, and so on. Often, nasal congestion caused by allergies, irritants, or infections will heal in a short time as long as the patient's immune system is good. However, nasal congestion arising from tumors or deviation of the nasal septum, even though it has healed, can continue to recur as long as the cause has not been resolved properly.
Your condition with diabetes can indeed make it easier for you to experience nasal congestion due to less than optimal immune system. However, if you are able to control your blood sugar levels properly, namely by setting proper diet, diligent exercise, and taking anti-diabetic drugs (if necessary, according to doctor's prescription), this condition can usually be minimized.
Our advice, considering that your complaint has occurred 1 week, check yourself directly to the doctor or ENT specialist huh .. Doctors will generally prescribe several types of drugs, while suggesting that you undergo natural treatment at home, such as by avoiding cold temperatures, dust , and potential allergens and other airway irritants (as noted above). Reduce consumption of food or cold drinks, multiply to eat and drink warm and contain vitamin C. Rest enough, don't overactivate, and avoid smoking. With natural remedies and treatment steps as mentioned above, often the nasal congestion will improve within 1 week. However, if you feel that the complaints are getting more burdensome, or are very often repeated so that they interfere with your activities, you should check with your doctor to have a more in-depth evaluation, such as through blood tests, x-rays, rhinoscopy, etc.
I hope this helps.