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Extreme nose pain that comes and goes (about twice a day for an hour), causes entire head to hurt. No congestion or cold in months...

Extreme nose pain that comes and goes (about twice a day for an hour), causes entire head to hurt. No congestion or cold in months...

Nose pain: Recurrent nose pain and headache without associated sinus congestion features, May be a variant of migraine or cluster headaches. For evaluation I recommend that you consult a neurologist or headaches specialist. If he or she feels it's advisable, then you will be referred to an Otolaryngologist for an opinion. ...Read more

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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (Definition)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more


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Nasal congestion / nose blocked. Possible causes?

Nasal congestion / nose blocked. Possible causes?

Nose: Many things. Could be the onset of a cold, allergies, a deviated septum or nasal polyps. See an ENT to figure out the cause. ...Read more

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Can nerve related problems around nasal area cause irritation, dryness and congestion in lining of the nose? And please advice what may be the cure

Can nerve related problems around nasal area cause irritation, dryness and congestion in lining of the nose? And please advice what may be the cure

Unlikely: Most likely a skin condition. In rare instances, a nerve problem relating to the sensation nerve in that area might be the problem. See a dermatologist or ENT doctor for help. ...Read more

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Stuffy nose caused mild chest congestion, isn't productive, no other symptoms, unresponsive to otcdecongestants. Its day 4, when should I be concerned?

Stuffy nose caused mild chest congestion, isn't productive, no other symptoms, unresponsive to otcdecongestants. Its day 4, when should I be concerned?

Cold Symptoms: I understand your discomfort.
Cold symptoms may last up to 1 week.
Please be concerned and see the physician for:
productive cough which is yellow or green
increased congestion in the chest
persistent fever over 101 degrees
pain in the ears
difficulty in swallowing
wheezing. ...Read more

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Can nicotine replacement lozenges cause stuffy nose and congestion?

Can nicotine replacement lozenges cause stuffy nose and congestion?

Yes: Well, we know the nicotine inhaled products list "rhinitis" as a side effect and since rhinitis basically refers to stuffy nose, runny nose and congestion, then yes, more than likely the lozenges would have similar side effects. ...Read more

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Child has runny nose/congestion all the time on and off ever since school started. What could be the cause for ongoing congestion?

Child has runny nose/congestion all the time on and off ever since school started. What could be the cause for ongoing congestion?

Allergic rhinitis: Persistent nasal congestion with sneezing and clear nasal drainage, without fever, is suggestive of allergies. This usually responds nicely to over the counter allergy medications intended to be taken once daily. It is also not uncommon for young children to get upper respiratory infections once a month during early years of daycare or elementary school (usually viral). ...Read more

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What viruses cause chest congestion migraine and stuffy nose?

What viruses cause chest congestion migraine and stuffy nose?

Stress: Stress causes the immune system to not work as well-which can lead to secondary infections-like viruses-to affect u. plus histamine release which can lead to inflammation-leading to stuffy nose. Migraine occurs after the stress as u'r blood vessels are constricted-narrowed during the stress, and then open up like flood gates, causing the rush of blood to the head. ...Read more

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Can sudden weather change from warm to cold outside cause runny nose/congestion in children?

Can sudden weather change from warm to cold outside cause runny nose/congestion in children?

Yes.: Yes it can. During this cold season it is possible that the symptoms are related to allergies (called allergic rhinitis) or something called non allergic rhinitis. Both conditions have overlapping symptoms with runny nose and swollen nasal passages that lead to nasal congestion and sometimes sneezing. The important thing is to see a doctor to make the diagnosis and begin the correct treatment. ...Read more

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Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Levmetamfetamine nasal inhaler generic Use this a couple of times during nite for congestion. Inside nose is red and sore! Is this med the cause?

Could be: It can cause nasal irritation, or irritate the already inflamed nasal passages, hold it for now, use saline nasal washes, if problem persists, see your doctor ...Read more

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Can cold weather cause runny nose/congestion in child. No other symptoms?

Can cold weather cause runny nose/congestion in child. No other symptoms?

Sure: We have all experienced a runny nose when the it starts to get cold out. Fall also is a classic season for :"Fall Allergies" which will cause congestion and the Rhinitis and runny nose syndromes. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can Xyzal (levocetirizine) cause nasal congestion? I've been taking it for thick mucus and PND (perennial rhinitis). Stopped it for 2 days and my nose is clear!

Can Xyzal (levocetirizine) cause nasal congestion? I've been taking it for thick mucus and PND (perennial rhinitis). Stopped it for 2 days and my nose is clear!

Not really: Not a known reported side effect, however if you experienced it first hand, then it may be a factor for your symptoms. Generally it dries up secretions, so if you already had thick mucous it may have been made more thick by xyzal, (levocetirizine) hence the feeling of being clogged up, just a theory. At any rate, keep using saline nasal washes, see your doctor/ENT/allergist to rule out chronic sinusitis, goodluck ...Read more

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Would rhinoplasty done in 2004 cause any severe nasal congestion now? My nose has been really stuffy for weeks. I use nasal spray too much.

Rebound congestion: If you have been using a decongestant spray for a long time, that is the most likely cause of your congestion. Nonetheless, you should have your nose examined by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can the tdap vaccine cause congestion and stuffy nose?

Can the tdap vaccine cause congestion and stuffy nose?

Yes: The vaccine can cause these side effects. The reason is it's causing the body to release cytokines, chemokimes, and various proteinacious substances which in turn cause tissue to react certain ways. It's all perfectly natural though in the perfect world we would like to engineer a vaccine without any signs or symptoms of the disease itself! ...Read more

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Could 1 of my students running in2 my nose cause further septal deviation? Mild septal deviation on CT + nasal congestion/pain

Could 1 of my students running in2 my nose cause further septal deviation? Mild septal deviation on CT + nasal congestion/pain

Not likely: If your nose was broken, then it would be bruised and reallly painful. If an older student running into you, that could happen. It's not likely. ...Read more

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Can nasal congestion cause temporary sleep apena? Waking up gasping for air when nose is congested. Husband says I don't snore.

Can nasal congestion cause temporary sleep apena? Waking up gasping for air when nose is congested. Husband says I don't snore.

Yes: Apnea technically is the cessation of breathing, usually caused by blockage of the airways in the throat or from the brain not sending signals to breathe. The nasal passages being congested usually causes people to sound like they are gasping, because they are forced to breathe through their mouths, not technically causing apnea, but close. ...Read more

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Is sleep apnea caused by not getting enough oxygen through my nose or is the problem sourced in my neck? I have chronic nasal congestion.

Is sleep apnea caused by not getting enough oxygen through my nose or is the problem sourced in my neck? I have chronic nasal congestion.

Not your nose: People with complete nasal blockade will simply begin to breathe through their mouth while asleep. This is not sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is closure of the airway due to obstruction of tissue in the back of the throat (posterior pharynx) and it requires surgery or continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to open it. ...Read more

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Can a chronic sinus problem cause nasal congestion to the point one swallows excess air when eating food because breathing through nose is difficult?

Can a chronic sinus problem cause nasal congestion to the point one swallows excess air when eating food because breathing through nose is difficult?

Possible: But the only way to be sure is to get the nasal congestion controlled- proof of the pudding concept. Your doctor should be able to help you on this. If necessary, consult an allergist or ENT. ...Read more

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Can I take Guaifenesin, Levocetirizine and Montelukast every day forever? No doctor has been able to find my cause for thick mucus and nose congestion

Can I take Guaifenesin, Levocetirizine and Montelukast every day forever? No doctor has been able to find my cause for thick mucus and nose congestion

Likely: These are some of the safest drugs but not totally devoid of side effects. Have you ever consent an allergist about your condition? ...Read more

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Could TMJ cause persistent blocked nose /nasal congestion (one side, sometimes both, no snot). Already went to ENT and had mri. Nothing's wrong. No a?

Could TMJ cause persistent blocked nose /nasal congestion (one side, sometimes both, no snot). Already went to ENT and had mri. Nothing's wrong. No a?

May be different: Although TMJ issues can cause many different symptoms, it's very possible that your upper airway congestion is due to allergy or other non-tmj conditions. Has your primary care practitioner suggested the possibility your congestion could be allergy-related? It is more common for patients with TMJ conditions to complain of ear congestion. Make sure you discuss this with your physician or arnp. ...Read more

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I've been blowing my nose all the time (due to allergies, reflux, congestion, etc.) I'm worried because it causes my stomach to tighten up every time I have to blow it. Could this harm the fetus?

I've been blowing my nose all the time (due to allergies, reflux, congestion, etc.) I'm worried because it causes my stomach to tighten up every time I have to blow it. Could this harm the fetus?

No: Your babies well insulated by the bag of waters against the pressure wave a sneeze transfers to your belly. You may want to invest in an office visit with your pcp and discuss a netty pot or nasal steroid you could use to reduce your symptoms. ...Read more

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How to treat symptoms of allergy; nose congestion, with no runny nose or sneezing. It causes breathlessness and is bothering me.?

How to treat symptoms of allergy; nose congestion, with no runny nose or sneezing. It causes breathlessness and is bothering me.?

See doctor: If you have breathlessness, it is time to see your doctor. For the nose antihistamine+ decongestant or preferably nasal steroid will likely be helpful. ...Read more

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Nasal congestion which causes shortness of breath especially at night when lying down. Not a mouth breather. Is it normal with stuffy nose? .

Expected: With an upper respiratory tract infection to have some shortness of breath, especially at night, lower airways can be affected too causing such, if you are really suffering see your doctor, you may need some inhaler bronchodilator to use as needed during this attack of upper respiratory tract infection, or may need to see an allergist for comprehensive assessment, goodluck ...Read more

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Will Amoxcillin help sinusitis? And can sinusitis cause nausea, loss of appetite, fatigue, stuffy nose an congestion and not sleeping good?

Will Amoxcillin help sinusitis? And can sinusitis cause nausea, loss of appetite, fatigue, stuffy nose an congestion and not sleeping good?

Yes: Amoxicillin is one of several antibiotics used to treat sinusitis. However, the diagnosis needs to be confirmed and the dosage has to be correct. Please see your doctor if you think you have sinusitis and need to be treated. All of those symptoms could happen with sinusitis, yes. ...Read more

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Tuberculosis (Definition)

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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