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What makes you sneeze?

What makes you sneeze?

Sneezing?: Irritation of the nasal passages. The irritants differ person to person. ...Read more

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Why I am sneezing a lot?

Allergies?: Honestly, get out the textbook and start looking at the hundreds of causes of sneezing. You aren't going to get an accurate answer to that question here without providing some more details like for how long, what makes it better? Or worse? Any associated symotoms, what remedies have you tried, has this ever happened before. How many cats do you own, where do you live, what is your job, meds, etc. ...Read more

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Why am i sneezing a lot?

Why am i sneezing a lot?

Many possibilities: Sneezing is the nasal response to an irritation (smoke, perfume, chemicals) or allergen in the nose (dust, pollen, animal dander, mold). It can also occur with infections such as the common cold. An allergist can assist in identifying the cause of sneezing and find an appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to make yourself sneeze?

How to make yourself sneeze?

Sneeze: I think it was the mythbusters on the discovery channel who determined that tobacco snuff is about the most reliable way to sneeze on command. Above and beyond that, pepper might work, but it is less reliable than snuff. ...Read more

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Sir I have a sneezing problem

Sir I have a sneezing problem

Sneezing: Does it get better with an antihistamine. Try it> if so you have allergies. If not you might have something that irritates you. ...Read more

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Why do my sneeze stink bad...?

Possible infection: You may have an infection in your tonsils or your sinuses that causes an odor when you sneeze. You should have your dr check it out. ...Read more

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What causes a person to sneeze?

What causes a person to sneeze?

Nasal irritation: Often it is because of some form of nasal irritation, such as an allergy, cold or sensitivity. Sometimes there is a structural problem such as a deviated septum or sinus condition. Rarely there is a foreign body or growth causing the sneezing. If sneezing seems to be getting worse, one should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Non stop sneezing for 4 days...

Non stop sneezing for 4 days...

Allergy season!: I believe you have allergic rhinitis/hay fever which is very common in the spring in most of the United States. These days there are numerous over-the-counter medicines that are very effective. I would start with a steroid nasal spray such as Nasacort (triamcinolone). It will take a few days (up to 14+) to be effective. Or a newer generation anti-histamine such as generic Allergra/fexofenadine. Side effects few. ...Read more

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Why do I sneeze in the morning?

Another reason: There is also a reflex known as oculonasal reflex which triggers sneezing when exposed to light. ...Read more

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My 9day old baby keeps sneezing?

My 9day old baby keeps sneezing?

Normal: All babys hiccup, sneeze and become cross-eyed. Sneezing is the only way that babys can clear out their airways (since they breathe almost exclusively through their noses) , and it quite common for them to sneeze multiple times in a row. ...Read more

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Why do I get cold when i sneeze?

Viral uri: Scratchy or sore throats are often the first signs of a head cold coming on and this is often followed by sneezing and nasal mucus formation. In other words, sneezing isn't the cause of the cold but an early symptom of one. ...Read more

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Hello, Why do we sneeze Thanks?

Sneeze: we sneeze to clear our nose and respiratory tract of a foreign or irritating substance ...Read more

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Why do I keep sneezing at night?

Probably allergy: The most common cause is allergy to something you are reacting to in your bedroom. Could be dust, dust mite, molds Etc. if bothersome learn how we propose to treat the cause and visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

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Please explain why people sneeze?

Protective reflex: Irritation of the back of the nose makes most people sneeze; the body thinks something may have crawled up there. Some people sneeze from allergies, from colds, from looking at the sun, after orgasm... The list goes on but it's intended to get something out of the nose even if the body's not sure. ...Read more

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How can I stop a sneezing attack?

How can I stop a sneezing attack?

Antihistamine: Frequently an antihistamine such as claritin, zyrtec, or Allegra can help sneezing triggered by allergies. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can work, but does not last as long and frequently causes drowsiness. If the trigger of the sneezing can be identified, then avoidance of the trigger is preferred. An allergist can be a good resource to assist. ...Read more

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Why am I sneezing so much lately?

Rhinitis : Should consider Allergic Rhinitis.
Try avoiding trigger factors .
Use once daily non sedating antihistamine.
If Persistent - add nasal corticosteroid spray.
If this fails then need ENT appraisal. ...Read more

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What causes me to sneeze out food?

What causes me to sneeze out food?

Several reasons: You may have very significant reflux disease, where food is coming all the way up into the back of your nose from your stomach. But it could also be related to vevelopharyngeal insufficiency, where the back of your nose isn't "sealed off" when you swallow, such that some food may "sneak" into the nasopharynx instead of going into your food pipe. ...Read more

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What causes wetting when sneezing ?

Stress incontinence: Stress incontinence is very common in women, especially after they'v had kids because the pelvic floor and sphincter muscles are stretched. A sneeze (or any other kind of strainig) can cause leakage from the bladder. Try kegel's exercises and see your doctor to get personal advice! ...Read more

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Why do I get nausaus when i sneeze?

Why do I get nausaus when i sneeze?

Don't know: I have never heard of a connection of nausea and sneezing. Anyone else? ...Read more