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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Gravity: Gravity can play a role. Just to illustrate this, it is physiologically normal for even the dependent side of the nose to become more swollen than the ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
47 years experience Pediatrics
Bedding: Probably dust mites in bedding.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Seek treatment: Infection can cause congestion as well as bad allergies. There are medicines for both. We have many different medications for severe nasal allergies s ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Nasal congestion: You may have sinus congestion in one of the lesser known sinuses - either the ethmoid or frontal that flares when you are supine. You may benef ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinusitis?: Sounds like you have a sinus infection- more likely bacterial if the duration have been over 2 weeks. You may need an abx- see your doctor.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Expected: With an upper respiratory tract infection to have some shortness of breath, especially at night, lower airways can be affected too causing such, if yo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If these symptoms started less than 2 weeks ago, it is likely from the lingering viral infection ongoing in the community. I usually see this infecti ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chronic nasal conges: Symptoms could be allergies. Would see your primary doctor first to be examined and try measures to reduce congestion and see if that improves eye &am ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Normal: One's nose is meant to be a little congested. So assuming no medical issues that would cause nasal congestion, when one lays down typically the side o ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Normal Nasal Cycle: Assuming no other medical problems, this is probably part of the normal nasal cycle. As you lay on different sides you will notice one side or the oth ... Read More
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