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Nasal congestion lying down

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Bedding: Probably dust mites in bedding.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
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
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 35 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
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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