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How does nasal lavage help treat rhinitis symptoms?

Nasal lavage can relieve rhinitis congestion, clear out irritants and mucus from the nasal passage, and soothe your nose. Nasal lavage is considered an effective and cheap way to relieve your rhinitis symptoms. In nasal lavage, also called nasal irrigation or rinsing, you use a squeeze bottle or a small container with a spout called a neti pot to rinse your nose with a saltwater solution that you can buy over-the-counter or make at home. Many people find this treatment very helpful for rhinitis.

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