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Can steroid nasal sprays cause sleeplessness

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Burning mouth: Yes sometimes. Secondary yeast infections can come with such sprays and cause burning. Rinse your mouth out after using steroid sprays. If you have th... Read More
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Very unlikely: The burning mouth syndrome is at best, poorly understood. Nasal steroid sprays have been in widespread use for 24 years and have not been associated w... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Not really: All medications that contain cortisone like steroids have a label required by fda to mention that they "may" effect eyes, bones, growth, adrenal gland... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
It doesn’t mean that the steroids are not decreasing inflammation. It could mean that there is another etiology for the symptoms. For example, if a na... Read More
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Diagnosis has to be questioned in such cases, side effects remain otherwise possible with prolonged steroid use.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Very rare: This would be a very rare side effect, and only rarely seen after taking it for a very long time. This is because the steroid acts locally in the nose... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Need more information re: "eustachian tube dysfunction", but if what is meant is a blocking of hearing (like after being in a swimming pool), it is pr... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Mucinex (guaifenesin): Is not a nasal decongestant. It is same as Guaifenesin or plain Robitussin which is a mucolytic or expectorant. Chronic nasal congestion can make you ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 40 years experience
There are several ways to handle this, including using saline nasal spray to help wash the allergens in combination with the steroid. You could also u... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Usually there is: fever, however, as we see more patients with Covid-19, we are seeing a wide range of symptoms, as well as those who seem to have no symptoms, who may ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I find the chance it might an exceedingly small possibility. The concentration of the spray provides a minimal amount of steroid to the nasal tissues ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
A virtual consult with Healthtap to review the need and proper use of the nasal steroid may be helpful. Avoid contact with your eyes. Avoid common all... Read More
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