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I suffer from nasal allergies and wake up feeling stuffy every day. What can I do?

I suffer from nasal allergies and wake up feeling stuffy every day. What can I do?

Depends on severity: If the congestion is not too severe, you may want to try a otc saline nasal spray or salin rinse (netipot, neilmed sinus rinse). If they don't help try an otc decongestant like sudafed (provided you don't have hypertension). If you still have symptoms, consult you primary care. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I suffer from allergies every morning.Running nose what can I do to fell better?

I suffer from allergies every morning.Running nose what can I do to fell better?

Allergies: Most people start with over the counter antihistamines, which are an alternative although they are usually not adequate to help fully. Salt water washes can help too. Best is to see an allergist and get tested, then come up with a good plan of action to feel better with prescription medications or possibly allergy shots. ...Read more

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I'm trying to sleep but every time i doze off, i wake up gasping for air. I do have a stuffy nose and mucus buildup. What's going on? Can i go to bed?

I'm trying to sleep but every time i doze off, i wake up gasping for air. I do have a stuffy nose and mucus buildup. What's going on? Can i go to bed?

Possible: It sounds like you might have sleep apnea. I would suggest you avoid sleeping on your back and see a physician trained in sleep medicine for an evaluation and treatment. Sleep apnea can be life threatening. ...Read more

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I suffer from bad allergies, I have a stuffy nose all day it's worst at night my eyes get so crusty that i can't open them i take eyedrop and medicine?

I suffer from bad allergies, I have a stuffy nose all day it's worst at night my eyes get so crusty that i can't open them i take eyedrop and medicine?

Allergies: Sounds like you are suffering! i would recommend that you see a board certified allergist for evaluation and treatment. You can feel better! ...Read more

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I wake up every day with runny nose which gets better after 2-3 hours but i dont feel cold or caugh what causes this?

I wake up every day with runny nose which gets better after 2-3 hours but i dont feel cold or caugh what causes this?

Dust mite allergy: Morning time nasal congestion and clear drainage is often times an allergy to the dust mite. Mattresses and pillows are loaded with dust mites! Symptoms can be reduced by encasing the mattress and pillow in dust mite covers available online or through local durable medical equipment suppliers. Zyrtec and Claritin are examples of allergy meds that can be taken before bed to also reduce symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do I get congested nose at night and sneeze many times?

Why do I get congested nose at night and sneeze many times?

Sneezing at night: Lying down increases blood flow to nasal membranes and can cause congestion. You may have allergens or bedbugs in your bedroom--mattress covers and hepa filters can reduce allergens. Also getting rid of rugs and draperies. ...Read more

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I wake up every morning with blocked nose and when im running in the mornings i start to sneeze.Do i need treatment?

I wake up every morning with blocked nose and when im running in the mornings i start to sneeze.Do i need treatment?

Allergy?: You may have a dust allergy or other environmental allergies. Try over the counter antihistamine like zyrtec, or claritin (loratadine). If that fails see your doctor. You could also try hypoallergenic bed pillows, and mattress cover. ...Read more

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I wake up every morning nauseous and with diarrhea. My nose isn't stuffed but there is drainage in my throat. What can I do to stop this?

I wake up every morning nauseous and with diarrhea. My nose isn't stuffed but there is drainage in my throat. What can I do to stop this?

Postnasal drip: Go and get seen by a doctor and have this diagnosed. As suggested earlier there are several potential sources for this and you need to have a full history and exam and perhaps some imaging studies. This cannot be done over the internet. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes me to have cold like symptoms everyday? Everyday I am sneezing and blowing my nose constantly whether I am at home or at work.

What causes me to have cold like symptoms everyday? Everyday I am sneezing and blowing my nose constantly whether I am at home or at work.

Allergies.: That sounds like allergies. Nasal congestion, runny nose, cough, headache, facial pains and earache can be triggered by fragrances, dust mites (sweeping the floor), grass, trees, pets, environmental molds and such. There are outdoor and indoor allergens. OTC nasal steroid and nasal saline are worth a try. If this doesn't help, visit your doctor to make sure you're not infected. ...Read more

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I have hyperthrophic rhinitus since 2010, so I get stuffy nose ALL the time, preventing me from sleeping long at night. Do I need sleep aids?

I have hyperthrophic rhinitus since 2010, so I get stuffy nose ALL the time, preventing me from sleeping long at night. Do I need sleep aids?

No: You need to consult an ENT doctor to see if you need surgery. Hypertrophy of the nasal structures leads to occlusion of the nasal airway and should be corrected surgically. ...Read more

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I keep sneezing when I get up in the morning. It's 10-15 minutes of misery, runny nose and eyes. I also sneeze when I have curd or chocolate. Reason?

I keep sneezing when I get up in the morning. It's 10-15 minutes of misery, runny nose and eyes. I also sneeze when I have curd or chocolate. Reason?

Other symptoms?: If not, it's probably an allergy of some sort. If it's not too troubling, ignore it. If it is, consider testing and treatment or anti-histamine pills. Best! ...Read more

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I wake up with a stuffy nose and allergy symptoms, what should I do for this?

I wake up with a stuffy nose and allergy symptoms, what should I do for this?

See an allergist: The combination of nasal congestion and allergy symptoms are consistent with allergic rhinitis. Sinus symptoms include pain and pressure in the face, yellow-green nasal discharge and pain between the eyes or rarely pain on top of the head. Inasmuch as you do not mention these in your complaint, it is unlikely that you have sinusitis. You should consult an allergist. Decongestant, antihistamine. ...Read more

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Lately I take NyQuil to go to sleep. Like a table spoon. Not every night. But when I do I wake up with headache and stuffy nose. Is that normal?

Lately I take NyQuil to go to sleep. Like a table spoon. Not every night. But when I do I wake up with headache and stuffy nose. Is that normal?

Vague: Does any other OTC meds create similar symptoms? Depending upon how often you take the NyQuil, you may be having some symptoms caused by the meds. Consider taking another product or better yet, see a Dr. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more