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Sleep apnea nasal congestion

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Not your nose: People with complete nasal blockade will simply begin to breathe through their mouth while asleep. This is not sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is closure of ... Read More

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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Rheumatology 25 years experience
Maybe Medications : Many medications such as diuretics, anti histamines, bladder control medication, and some anti depressants can cause this. Less commonly, autoimmune... Read More
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Mouth breathing: Is the most likely reason. Some medications can do that as well.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Medications: Many medications will cause dry mouth. So will mouth breathing.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Sleep apnea: Yes an congested nose can cause temporary sleep apnea. Try using saline nose drops before going to bed. You can also take an antihistamine or use a st... Read More
Dr. John Baker
Neurology 14 years experience
Yes: Apnea technically is the cessation of breathing, usually caused by blockage of the airways in the throat or from the brain not sending signals to brea... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Sure: Irritations and annoyances in a person's head and neck, or his breathing, can disturb the person's sleeping, and also distract a bit from his awake fu... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Could be, but: allergy is a sort of chronic inflammation, and that can lead to congestion too, if claritin helped, fine, stay on it, use it regularly for sometime, e... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vijaya Sikand
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Nasal congestion : Be concerned if persistent or high fever, cough, not feeding well or additional symptoms develop. In that case, return here for further guidance or co... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
So many nasal sprays: maybe that's the problem, if overuse nasal decongestant sprays, you may develop rebound congestion, besides it might not only be congestion, bacterial... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annie Carla Janse Van Rensburg
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Sinus congestion: Having some sinus congestion can cause this.It can cause sleep disturbances and that can cause the Migraine.Try something for sinus congestion and som... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Cold: You may be coming down with a cold or it may be that your bedroom is too hot at night and the nasal congestion is from dryness. Lower the thermostat b... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Nasal congestion can be the result of a virus-like COVID 19 or allergies. You should contact a doctor. I can't provide you a recommendation with an ex... Read More

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