Who should not use nasal strips?

Nasal strips should not be used by children five years of age or younger. Also, if you have a latex allergy, do not use strips that contain latex. Latex-free brands are available. You should also not use nasal strips to relieve breathing problems that are better treated by surgery or other methods. Such problems could include sleep apnea or a deviated septum.

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