Advertisement

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.

Continue Learning about Treatment Of Breathing Disorders

How is video-assisted thoracic surgery used for a collapsed lung?
Lyall A. Gorenstein, MDLyall A. Gorenstein, MD
Video-assisted thoracic surgery affords better visualization of the entire lung surface in patie...
More Answers
What are nasal strips?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Nasal strips are adhesive bandages that you put on the outside of your nose, from one side of the br...
More Answers
How do nasal strips interact with other medications or food?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Nasal strips are devices used to improve air flow through your nasal passages. As such, there is lit...
More Answers
Exercise Tips for People With COPD and Asthma
Exercise Tips for People With COPD and Asthma

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.