A 22-year-old female asked:
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4wks3days pregnant started sneezing out of no where. and been sniffing for a day now. is it common to have runny nose and sneezing in early pregnancy?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Even in the absence of allergies, pregnancy may be associated with nasal symptoms presumably from the progesterone. However the usual complaint is nasal stuffiness If you are sneezing in spells and itching then pregnancy may just be an aggravating factor to an existing allergic problem.
Answered on Jun 10, 2016

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