The majority of side effects from topical steroids occur within the nose at the site of local application. These side effects commonly include nasal irritation and nose bleeds . Should these symptoms occur, a person should stop using the nasal steroid for a few days, and then re-start the medication using the appropriate technique . If bleeding and irritation continue to occur, the nasal steroid should not be used any longer. A person who continues to use a nasal steroid despite these local side effects is at risk for septal perforation .
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Hello Glad that my comments helped you. I too have had cataracts removed and in my case it did lower the IOP a bit although after the ops I had to have glaucoma drops as the IOP's rose (I was not being treated for glaucoma at this time). I was told I was a steroid responder but did not at the time think sprays would cause a rise as well. I have to use glaucoma drops in the left eye ( I had laser treatment but it did not work at least not enough). My last IOP's last month were 20 right eye and 18 left so stable. With regard to the fluticasone what are you using instead. I have diagnosed perrenial rhinitis so I just manage with salt water sprays.