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can nasal congestion be a symptom of high stress and anxiety

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sress link to all: free can cause nasal congestion not swollen turbinatesbut work on stress without medication and see you get better. YOGA , meditate
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No, it is not. It may be allergies or other causes. Sometimes, anxiety patients can make a congested nose worse by blowing too hard. Be gentle as you ... Read More
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Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
THINK: Go for whats likely first. Cold, allergies, drugs - stuff like that. If it doesn't go away soon, ask yr dr. Most of my patients with gen anx disorde ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Judith Tellerman
41 years experience Clinical Psychology
CORONAVIRUS: First self-isolate. If your symptoms get worse please go to a Doctor to find out what type of virus or infection you have and get the right kind of me ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Severe symptoms: Many people that are going to worsen, do so around the 9 day point up to around the two week point.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: they can cause dizziness
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherri Tenpenny
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Acupuncture : Acupuncture is a skill and some acupuncturists are truly better at their trade than others. In good hands, and coupled with chinese herbals, a patient ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
That can happen: Runny noses or sniffles are common to people of all types once in a while. "Severe anxiety and panic" tends to exaggerate a person's perception of bod ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Xlear: After getting a diagnosis from your doc, and especially if you get frequent sinus infections, consider using a natural nasal spray called Xlear. This ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Seek medical workup.: Many different things cause shortness of breath and bloating. Common causes include your Nasal congestion for shortness of breath which could benefi ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Patt
34 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Nasal congestion : Your symptoms are consistent with an upper respiratory infection which could be viral or bacterial. You did not note how long you have had symptoms. I ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
NICD website: HealthTap is receiving many questions about COVID-19 from South Africa, where so far it is rare (11 cases as of 16 March). We have no knowledge about ... Read More

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