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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
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 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe Medications : Many medications such as diuretics, anti histamines, bladder control medication, and some anti depressants can cause this. Less commonly, autoimmune ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vijaya Sikand
38 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: Have her see a pediatrician for evaluation and treatment.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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

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