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I always have blocked nose after swimming. Am I allergic to the pool?

I always have blocked nose after swimming. Am I allergic to the pool?

Pool & stuffy noses: While pools are sometimes sources of allergens like molds & pollen (especially if outdoors), most nasal congestion following swimming is likely due to irritants like chlorine, temperature changes from getting in & out of the water, or positional changes (as you swim, blood that normally pools in the legs while upright flows towards the head more easily and fills the nasal tissues). ...Read more

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I have had a half blocked nose (switches nostrils) for months now. This also comes with a lighthead sometimes. Allergy perhaps?

I have had a half blocked nose (switches nostrils) for months now. This also comes with a lighthead sometimes. Allergy perhaps?

Nasal congestion: Physiologically, the nasal turbinates enlarge rhythmically every 2 hours alternating sides. Hence your nose feels blocked on one side, if they are swollen from allergies. Allegra may help a bit, but a nasal steroid will help better. Some are available otc in europe, such as fluticasone. ...Read more

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My is 4yrs old. has adenoids t onsillitis since as a baby. His allergy comes mostly in d night, runny nd blocked nose. Any advice on medication plz.

My is 4yrs old. has adenoids t

onsillitis since as a baby. His allergy comes mostly in d night, runny nd blocked nose. Any advice on medication plz.

Allergy: It doesn't sound like adenioditis or tonsillitis from denovo infections, it sounds like allergies. You need to remove all animals or animal dandruff or oils from the child. Take all fabrics, including plush toys and wash them in boiling hot water and wipe everything down especially in his bedroom. Talk to your doctor about starting him on an antihistamines. Eliminate irritant, quit all smoke. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation between low Vitamin D levels & issues such as blocked nose, poor sinus performance and/or allergy like symptoms of nasal area?

Is there any correlation between low Vitamin D levels & issues such as blocked nose, poor sinus performance and/or allergy like symptoms of nasal area?

Vitamin D: There is no cause and effect relationship. It is very difficult for an individual in the west with a typical diet to be Vitamin D deficient. You need to be evaluated by an allergist. ...Read more

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Seasonal allergy, after taking antihistamine itch/sneezing got better but still has blocked nose, now jaw pain too?

Seasonal allergy, after taking antihistamine itch/sneezing got better but still has blocked nose, now jaw pain too?

Maxillary Pain ?: Very common with allergies or sinusitis. Although not as common, I've seen the pain referred to the mandible, too. The problem should pass when the season ends. ...Read more

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Waking up with dry mouth, mucus in throat and blocked nose. Allergy related?

Waking up with dry mouth, mucus in throat and blocked nose. Allergy related?

A viral infection: Your question suggests that the problem is of very recent onset and thus more likely from a viral infection. If this has been a chronic issue, then one would need to consider an allergic basis. Allergy is often associated with itching but a cold is not. Also fever is not present in allergy. ...Read more

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