U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 42-year-old member asked:

what to do about stuffy nose while i sleep?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Depends on the cause: Stuffy nose can be due to allergies or as a side effect of certain medications, or vasomotor rhinitis, infectious rhinitis, chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps. If it is due to allergy than antihistamine and/or steroid nasal drops may be beneficial but if it is a side effect of meds than consult your doctor and see if you can stop and take some thing else infections need to be treated appropriately.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Similar questions

Virginia Beach, VA
A 18-year-old female asked:

I can't get any sleep becusee my stuffy nose won't let me get any sleep, Neti Pot and medicine don't work, how can I ge sleep with a stuffy nose ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
See an ENT doc: If things have gotten this bad you need to see an ENT doctor. Find one that also specializes in sleep disorders and both conditions could be evaluated by the same person. Good luck to you.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Nov 1, 2012
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.