San Jose, CA
A male asked:

I have difficulty breathing through nose when sleeping with head turned to left. there's almost no air flow. breathing is normal when i turn to right.

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Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Nasal obstuction: could have many causes like sinus conditions or allergy which are transient or polyps, or a deviated septum possibly on the right side. Lying on one side causes an increase in blood flow due to gravity so you end up with both sides blocked
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