Nasal Congestion

A Convenient Source of Nasal Congestion Treatment in the St. Johns, Howell and Carson City, MI, Areas

There are well over 25 causes of nasal congestion making it one most common ailments in both children and adults. Avoiding cigarette smoke, drinking water, and saline sprays or rinses are some common ways to relieve congestion, but what if its not getting better? If you have been experiencing nasal congestion for more than 10 days or are having other symptoms, it is best to seek care. Ouch Urgent Care offers telemedicine and in office visits to help you get the relief you need and get you on the path to recovery.

When to be seen for Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion is extremely common and doesn’t always require a doctors visit so when should you see a doctor?

Adults who are experiencing nasal congestion should see a medical professional if…

  • Symptoms have lasted for more than 10 days
  • You have a fever of 103° or higher
  • Nasal discharge that is yellow or green and sinus pain
  • Bloody or persistently clear nasal discharge after a head injury

Children who are experiencing nasal congestion should see a medical professional if…

  • Child is younger than 2 months old and 100.4° or higher fever
  • baby is having trouble eating or difficulty breathing

There are many other causes of nasal congestion. If you have noticed that you have itchy and watery eyes along with sneezing and persistent watery discharge, you may be experiencing allergies. These symptoms can usually be relieved by taking an over-the-counter antihistamine.

We offer medical consultations with short wait times for walk-in patients of all ages, and you can shorten your wait even further by using our convenient online check-in service. We’re open daily with late night hours. We also offer convenient telemedicine consultations for patients with access to a video-enabled smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer. You can use our online service to book an appointment for your virtual visit.

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