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Posted : April 13, 2007
I am due to take my open water dives tomorrow in order to get my OW the problem being that i have a cold - as it's only to about 6m would I be okay diving with sudafed or some other decongestant?

Posted : April 25, 2007
Yes, as long as it does get rid of the snot etc.
If not you risk ear damage and so should leave it til your colds over
Dr O
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
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