A 42-year-old member asked:
what to do about stuffy nose while i sleep?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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.
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 answers • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
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.
Last updated Nov 1, 2012
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