Nasal decongestants

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anyone anyone have problems with nasal sprays like Afrin exacerbating their BPH symptoms?

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    Yes. Check the label on the Afrin. It probably says something like "ask a doctor before use if you have trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate". Heed this warning at your own risk. Plus products like Afrin are addictive in the sense that you continue to need more and more to get the same effect. Several months back, I started a thread on alternatives. However, truth be told, none of the alternative work as well for me and I think for most people. But products like Afrin are just too dangerous to use if you have BPH. I have not tried Flonase, so maybe that is an option.

    If the congestion is bad at night (which tends to be the case) try sleeping with a bed wedge that will elevate you head and torso. You can find these on Amazon. It should help somewhat with drainage. Best of luck.

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