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What are the treatment options for catarrh?

For catarrh that only lasts a couple of days, you can relieve your discomfort by using a decongestant. If you have chronic catarrh, you can use medication to control your symptoms once they are diagnosed. Allergy medications like antihistamines will treat allergies, and steroid nasal sprays are used to treat nasal polyps. For non-allergic rhinitis, the main treatment is avoiding triggers, which are usually certain environmental factors like weather, pollution, and smoke; treatments may include nasal steroids, nasal irrigation, or an oral decongestant.

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