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I have extreme Rhinitis. When I'm having an attack, I sneeze 20-40x in a row. Its affecting my ADL. Do we have a nose surgery for this kind of Rhinitis?

I have extreme Rhinitis. When I'm having an attack, I sneeze 20-40x in a row. Its affecting my ADL. Do we have a nose surgery for this kind of Rhinitis?

Possible: It's possible but without a clinical exam — it's impossible to tell. Best bet is to see an ENT (a physician who specifically handles disorders of the Ears, Nose & throat). Hope that helps! ...Read more

Cartilage (Definition)

Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more


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I've had a runny/stuffy nose and sneezing for 4 days and also a terrible cough for 3 I've had headaches whatever thus is affecting mysoccer ability?

I've had a runny/stuffy nose and sneezing for 4 days and also a terrible cough for 3 I've had headaches whatever thus is affecting mysoccer ability?

Cold: Colds are viral infections which can affect all the mucus membranes of your upper respiratory tract — nose, eyes, ears, throat. There is no cure but your body will take care of the infection on its own within 5-10 days. Try taking OTC medications for symptoms if needed. ...Read more

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I have constant right shoulder blade pains an it gets worse when I cough or sneeze and its also affecting my right arm and hand?

I have constant right shoulder blade pains an it gets worse when I cough or sneeze and its also affecting my right arm and hand?

Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain made worse by the cough is likely a pinched nerve from arthritic pressure and/or a herniated disc. This is further evident from the shooting pain into the shoulder and arm/hand. An exam by your doc can help determine if there is significant injury deserving of further studies or treatment. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually successful. ...Read more

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I just sneezed and I got a pain. I am very concerned. What is wrong?

I just sneezed and I got a pain. I am very concerned. What is wrong?

Please clarify: Where the pain was located, the characteristic, severity and duration of pain so we can try to answer your question. Please provide additional info and re-ask. Take care. ...Read more

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How to stop having the morning sneezes?

How to stop having the morning sneezes?

Find trigger first: Sneezing at night or in the morning is a common symptom for people with indoor allergies triggered by dust mite, animal dander, feather pillows or mold. Focus on triggers in the bedroom. Frequently there is nasal congestion and runny nose. An allergist can assist in finding the trigger, so a reasonable treatment plan can be offered. ...Read more

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How often do we sneeze?

How often do we sneeze?

Depends: On if you have allergens, drug use, dust ect. , if sneeze alot, see allergist ...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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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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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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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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What causes me to sneeze out food?

What causes me to sneeze out food?

Food: This should only happen when you are eating. When you sneeze air is pushed out through your nose and the mouth is closed and this sends food material in the back of your mouth out through your nose. If this happens and you have not been eating then please see your health care provider. ...Read more

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Sneezing that happrns all year round?

Sneezing: Very possibly allergies. You can try an OTC antihistamine (Claritin, Zyrtec, (cetirizine) or Allegra). If none of these work after a few weeks you might consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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What is the cause of frequent sneezing?

Allergic rhinitis: Allergic rhinitis is very common it causes frequent sneezing. During change of season. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not be able to sneeze?

Is it possible to not be able to sneeze?

No : The sneeze reflex is pretty much hard-wired. I'm not aware of a disease state where the sneeze reflex is lost. ...Read more

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What causes me to sneeze in the morning?

A few things: You may have an allergy and you should get this checked out. Some people sneeze in bright light. This is a response of the autonomic nervous system. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a 5 hours sneezing?

Sneezing: Could be allergy, nasal irritant, ect....need exam by otolaryngologist for intra or extra nasal etiology. ...Read more

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How to explain 2 someone about sneezing?

Sneeze =: “sudden, forceful, uncontrolledburst of air through the nose and mouth” Medline Plus — http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003060.htm ...Read more

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I starting sneezing when I lie down, why?

I starting sneezing when I lie down, why?

Possible allergies: Sneezing and other nasal symptoms that occur when a person goes to bed (and wakes up) can be due to allergens in the bedroom. These allergens can include dust mites (in the pillow, mattress, box spring), animal dander, feathers or indoor molds. An allergist can assist in finding the trigger of that sneezing. ...Read more

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Which medicene for daily cold and sneeze?

Which medicene for daily cold and sneeze?

Treat symptoms: Hydrate, lozenges especially cepacol which has mild anesthetic properties, tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, throat coat tea are suggestions. Might be allergy so, consider antihistamines. ...Read more

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Can too much sneezing have an effect on you?

Sure: Muscles can be pulled, spasms occur just from the act if sneezing. If sneezing bothers you it can be helped by addressing whatever is causing your sneezing. Allergies, environment etc... ...Read more

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How could I explain 2 someone about sneezing?

Sneeze =: “sudden, forceful, uncontrolledburst of air through the nose and mouth” Medline Plus — http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003060.htm ...Read more

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Can't stop sneezing. Should I not lie on the rug?

Can't stop sneezing. Should I not lie on the rug?

Allergens: Rugs are loaded with pet dander, people's skin dander and hence mites that dine on those, all leading to allergic reactions. Put a blanket down first or just avoid. If you have allergies I suggest a product like d-hist that stabilizes the mast cells and prevents allergic symptoms from happening. This natural product bypasses side effects from antihistamines like dryness or sleepiness. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sneeze?

Convulsive expulsion: A semi-autonomous, convulsive expulsion of air from the lungs through the nose and mouth, usually caused by foreign particles irritating the nasal mucosa. A sneeze expels air forcibly from the mouth and nose in an explosive, spasmodic involuntary action resulting chiefly from irritation of the nasal mucous membrane. See: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/sneeze. ...Read more

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Why can't I can't I sneeze for 3 month but it feels like I need to?

Why can't I can't I sneeze for 3 month but it feels like I need to?

Allergies: It sounds as if your nose is irritated and itchy, which leads people to sneeze. You may be suffering from nasal allergies. Talk to your doctor and inquire about a referral to an allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sneezing continuously is my problem. Is there any way to stop this?

Sneezing continuously is my problem. Is there any way to stop this?

Sneeze: Sounds like you may have allergies and you are around something that is causing the allergies. Consider seeing an allergist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Sneezing and cough?

Sneezing and cough?

Possible allergies: Sneezing is a common symptom of allergies. While cough can be a symptom from multiple causes, it also can be related to post nasal drip from allergies. Also, cough is a very common symptom of asthma; frequently asthma and allergies occur together especially in children. If either cough or sneezing interferes with sleep, daily activities, exercise or becomes persistent, it is wise to seek care. ...Read more

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Why do I yawn after I sneeze?

Why do I yawn after I sneeze?

Need oxygen.: A yawn satisfies the need of your body for oxygen in the short term. For example, when we're tired our breathing becomes shallow, and a yawn then gives us a big inhalation of oxygen to catch up. So in that moment, your body is sensing that it needs a little boost of oxygen, so your brain triggers a yawn. ...Read more