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My Nose Is Always Stuffy On One Side
Stuffy nose: I am not sure why you have "stuffiness" on one side every day, however, there is erectile tissue in the nasal membranes similar to the erectile tissue in our sex organs. These tissues when stimulated can give you the sensation of stuffy nose, however it usually vacillates back and forth rather than staying put. You may need to see an ENT to determine if you have septal damage or deviation. ...Read more
One side of my nose is always stuffed up. To relief sinus pressure sleeping on opposite side of my stuff nose helps but then the other side is stuff. What is going on and how to make both nose unstuff?
Had an allergy test which reports that I am not allergic to anything. However, my nose is always stuffy in my home and nowhere else. Was the test bad?
Vasomotor rhinitis?: It depends on what kind of allergy test was done. Skin tests in an allergist's office are the most accurate. These can even be negative though if antihistamines were taken or immunosuppressed for some reason. If your symptoms improve with dusting and mopping, then you may have a dust mite allergy. Vasomotor rhinitis feels like an allergic response, but isn't. There are chemical resp. Irritants ...Read more
My nose is always stuffy an I always seem to have a cold even on sumers 3 years already (i work in a fish procesor so its always cold) what's wrong?
I'm 7 weeks pregnant and its like my nose is always stuffy. ... But I still smell everything is this normal.
My daughter's nose is always stuffy, but I would like her to get the flumist. Can I give her a nasal spray decongestant before getting the flumist?
No need: There is no contraindication to getting the flumist with a stuffy nose. Just have your daughter blow her nose before the flumist. ...Read more
Hey, I am suffering from cold almost everyday because of the weather changes here one of my nose is always blocked what to do?
Get checked out: Get checked out by an gent physician. You may also want to see an allergist to seeif you have any allergy. ...Read more
My nose is always red! Not rosacea, cheeks are not affected. Not affected by spicy foods or temperature-does not hurt or itch. Right side has dry patches?
Hi, the inside of my nose is always dry and feels like there is something inside but when I look there isn't anything that I can see but at the back of one nostril it is really red and often becoms scabby which causes me to constantly be picking at it. Re
Ever since bad sinus infection 2 yrs ago, nose is always sensitive/stuffy. Often suddenly get stuffy, blow green stuff, then goes away in a day. Why?
Allergy or infection: Sometimes sinus infection can trigger nasal allergy. Stuffy nose for 2 years points to allergy and green stuff periodically may be a marker for mild chronic infection. Learn how to treat the cause of allergy than taking antihistamines etc. Visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com ...Read more
Nose is always clogged. I can breathe but if I close one nostril I can feel the other clogged. Never mentioned it to PCP thinking sinus. Worrisome?
Probably an allergy: Persistent or frequent episodes of nasal passage blocking is due to irritation and when frequent the irritant is usually an allergen; airborne or ingested. Other common culprits are chemicals, detergents, perfumes and smoke. There are other causes as well. Flonase ok but must use daily and delivered properly to work. Consider allergy pill/s as well. Consider getting allergy tested to find a cause. ...Read more
My nose is always dry and itchy recently I started heavy water intake and now my nose became watery in one nostril only. How come?
3 month old bump inside nostril opposite the septum. Feels like a blister and now my nose is always congested on that side. Other side fine.
See your doctor: Or an ear, nose and throat specialist. They will be able to look at this and tell you what it is and treat you. It could be a cyst, but it needs to be examined. ...Read more
Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more
Nose congestion: Nose congestion can be caused by several problems. Even if you don't think you have allergies, you could have them. Other causes of nasal congestion include a deviated nasal septum, enlarged turbinates, nasal deformity, nasal polyps or dry nasal crusts among others. Best way to get to the root of the problem is to see an ENT specialist who can make the right diagnosis and treat the problem. ...Read more
Vasoconstriction: Vigorous exercise by stimulating the sympathetic nervous system could be constricting the blood vessels in your nose decreasing swelling. It is possible that vitamin c and bioflavanoids might be able to block histamine induced stuffiness when you are not exercising. Look at high histamine in foods as well. ...Read more
Questions to ask...: The most common reason for nose bleeds at this age is nose picking. I would be concerned if the nose bleeds lasted >20 minutes. This could indicate a clotting problem such as low platelets. Frequent small nose bleeds could mean friable nasal membranes, which could be caused by dry air. Sometimes a little vaseline in nostril can help. See ENT if continues. Might need cautery of fragile blood vessel. ...Read more
See an ENT doctor: An ENT doctor should be able to easily help you. By looking in your nose and taking a good history medical options and if necessary surgical options can be discussed with you. Stay away from over-the-counter decongestant nasal sprays as these will make your nose much much worse. ...Read more
My nose is always semi blocked. I can breathe fully. I don't have cold or anything. What can be wrong? .
Some possibilities: Even though you can breathe "fully", that does not mean you could not have blockage higher up in the nose. Some possibilities are deviated septum high up near the middle turbinate, a nasal polyp arising from the lateral wall of the nose protruding into the upper nose. See an ENT doctor for a more specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
The inside of my nose is always crusty it started at the tip of my nose & makes my nose very sensitive to the touch. Can I use sudocrem?
Crusting: Get a tube of bactrian ointment and apply with q-tip 2-3 times a day. No nose picking. ...Read more
My nose is always dry and when I lay down I can't breath through my nose. As a result my throught is dry and hurts. Why could this happen?
My nose is always red and peeling, and sometimes it hurts to the touch. Any clues as to what this could be?
Skin disorder: You have a skin disorder that needs to be seen make a diagnosis. See dermatologist. ...Read more
My nose is always red. When I say always, I mean always. What could be causing this and how can I treat it? I feel no pain, it is not swollen.
Nose: Good question. Many causes for this. You should see a dermatologist to evaluate it ...Read more
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