Any danger in daily usage of nasal saline spray? - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 02-01-2007, 11:12 PM - Thread Starter
 
Nosy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,106
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We've noticed a huge reduction in DSs wheezing (he has environmental allergies) when we use a saline squirt (homemade saline solution) in his nose once a day. I know prescription nasal sprays are bad, but will we cause any long term damage to his nose by daily nasal irrigation? It's certainly better than treating him for asthma when his wheezing progresses.
Nosy is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 02-01-2007, 11:16 PM
 
angelcat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,574
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I don't know if this is true for a child, but my mom does an irrigation thing with a saline solution every day. It really helps her allergies.
angelcat is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 02-02-2007, 12:58 AM
 
sbgrace's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 9,223
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm using a xylitol spray for the same thing and it says it is safe to use as often as needed (unlike the prescription ones). It is a nasal wash.

Rachelle, mommy to 8 year old boys! 

My Blog-free homeschooling finds and my lesson plans and link to the new User Agreement

sbgrace is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off