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Strong Fan Blowing While Sleeping Bad For You
I ve been sleeping with the fan blowing, I wake up with a stiff neck. Is it bad on the joints can t turn head without pain, what?
No it is not but it: Maybe related to the muscles feeling tight or stiff but it is not harmful toneck or your joints. If your neck is painful and it persists even without exposing it to a fan at night then see your physician for a diagnosis and recommendations especially to make sure it is not related to swollen glands due to an infection. ...Read more
Yes: I have no problems with this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Colds are caused by viruses. A fan blowing won't increase exposure to viruses.
Many studies have looked at whether getting cold increases odds of catching a cold and for the most part there's little evidence of this; perhaps extreme cold may lower resistance but a fan won't cause that.
See https://www. Nytimes. Com/2016/07/19/upshot/repeat-after-me-cold-does-not-increase-odds-of-catching-cold. Html ...Read more
Can the fan make your eyes dry when your eyes are closed or when your asleep. The fan blows on me when I go to sleep but my eyes are closed?
I think my heater fan is giving me a headache. Is that possible? I sleep next to it because its so small. But could it be causing me to feel bad
Gas!: It depends on whether your heat source is gas or electric. If gas then don't use the heater until it is checked. Monoxide can be deadly. Wish you well. ...Read more
No: No. It is not bad.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: As long as it's on low, the air circulation and white noise helps some people sleep better. It should not dry out the sinuses. But if you sleep with your mouth open, it can dry out the mouth a little faster. By the time air reaches your sinuses, it's been moisturized from the mouth and nose. ...Read more
My husband cleaned with a very strong cleaner in a small space. I inhaled it being in same room. Went to sleep woke up 2 hrs later my chest hurts bad?
Acute bronchitis: If it's hurting bad then you need a chest x-ray to r/o acute lung injury but acute bronchitis is more likely- you never know what was in that vaccum bag... In some cases, it could be so severe that a burst of steroids might be needed. Frequently though, it may resolve on its own but I would recommend further investigation. ...Read more
My period is 5 days delay. My vaginal discharge smells bad/strong. I've been sleeping late for the past days. What could be the cause of this odor?
Be examined: You need to establish why your cycle is late and have the cause of your vaginal odor/ discharge investigated. See your doctor this week. All the best. ...Read more
Was asleep now something is in my ear its trobbing and feels like strong wind blowing threw it how can I see for myself if something is in there?
I have noticed lately when I am sleeping that I am puffing my cheeks and blowing during exhale. What could be the reason for this?
Levery time I try and lay down I feel pressure like my head will blow up and when trying to sleep I start feeling like I am having a fit until I situp?
Supine head pressure: There is limited information. Would check your blood pressure, also consider reflux, sinusitis, drainage. Try elevating head of bed and taking 1 zyrtec (cetirizine) 1 hour prior to bed and if that does not work omeprazole 20 mg twice a day. Follow up with a doctor/urgent care ...Read more
When l lay down to sleep one nostril gets blocked. Try blowing nothing comes out. Dr gave me avamys spay, not much better. What else can l do at home?
Nasopulmonary reflex: When one lies on ones side, the upper nostril tends to clear or "open"; switching sides causes the other nostril to open. The most effective and safe inhaled nasal spray is a steroid such as fluticasone propionate (Flonase, Avamys). It shrinks the tissues of the nose and sinuses. Persistence of the symptoms warrants a visit to ones allergist or ear, nose and throat Dr to enable diagnostic tests ...Read more
Sometimes when I sleep I feel pulses of electricity go through my body from head to toe that increases to a ful blow current im conscious but c/n move?
Hard to say for sure: After getting a good history and physical examination performed by a doctor it may be decided that a sleep study should be performed. However, you should see a doctor first about this problem. ...Read more
My nose is stuffy, but when I blow my nose nothing comes out. It's difficult to sleep and I can't eat without my mouth being open. Suggestions?
Nose blocked one side, can't sleep, if I sneeze then blow it unblocks for 1 minute, it's driving me mad it's 4am here I need sleep what can I do?
Sinus congestion: Sounds like you may have sinus congestion - you may do well with nasal decongestants or even a nasal steroid (both of which are over-the-counter meds at the pharmacy. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my nose is stuffy and when I blow my nose nothing comes out. Its difficult to sleep and I can't eat without my mouth being open can someone help?
My eight year old sneeze a few times and blow his nose with lots of secretions, but only at night after a few hours of sleep. His allergic.
Can sleeping with the air conditioning blowing on you cause sore, aching shoulder and neck muscles?
Cold muscles: Absolutely... A cool stream of air, even it if feels nice, can cause stiff neck- and shoulder muscles and make you wake-up achy... try a fan or so with indirect flow of air directly to you as an alternative. Or wear a thin shirt with a collar maybe? Good luck! ...Read more
Upon waking up from a nap or nights sleep I spit up blood about 5 times then it clears. What could it be? Its only when I wake up and when I blow my nose there is no blood and when I cough no blood.
The: The source of blood can be from the lungs (bronchitis, cancer), stomach or esophagus (ulcers, inflammation, or cancer), or upper respiratory (nose, sinuses, pharynx). You need to be seen by a physician who can help narrow the possibilities and get you to the appropriate specialist (e.g. Ent, pulmonologist, surgeon, radiologist) for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My nose and throat get dry while sleeping and as for my nose when I blow it I see blood on the dried mucus. What could it be?
How can I unblock my sinuses so l can sleep better at night. I blow my nose nothing come out. Ct showed inflammed sinus 1side. Told use saline spray.
ENT assistance: You might well need the expert advice and treatment of an ENT-Ear, Nose and Throat specialist. For sinuses that are diseased like that, saline spray is a good first line therapy. You might want to try sleeping at something of an incline, since the gravity can help drain the sinus. You may need anti-inflammatory medications too, to get the swelling to go down so things can drain. Follow up with doc ...Read more
Sinusitis on leviquin sudafed Flonase prescription cough syrup. No matter how much I blow my nose still full. Deep cough Choking when trying to sleep Suggest?
I'm coughing mucus no sore throat sometimes blocked nose especially before I sleep and when I blow my nose thick creamish mucus comes out for 2 weeks?
URI or a cold: You have an Upper Respiratory tract Infection (URI) otherwise called a cold. Usually caused by viruses; over 110 have been identified. All the medicines for it are not for cure but for symptomatic relief. Chicken soup (Jewish Penicillin) works as well as anything you can get in the pharmacy and tastes a whole lot better (that's from personal experience). ...Read more
Yes.: Eating heavy food does make you sleepy especially. And that can convert all the calories into fat, whereas if you do light excercise like walking, it helps digest the food better and not all the consumed calories are deposited in the body in the form of fat. Also there is hiher chance of getting reflux (heart burn) symptoms. ...Read more
Try to avoid: Would try to avoid eating right before bed. If you must, make it a small snack. It takes energy for the body to break down food. You want the body to be slowing down, not ramping up for a task at bedtime. ...Read more
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