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Why Do I Have A Stuffy Nose Every Morning
Turbinate Tissue: When you lay down.. Either on your back or side, the turbinates (tissue on the side of you your nose - inside) swells up. This is why people feel stuffy with allergies, crying, etc. Some people will notice that the feeling of stuffiness changes from side to side as they turn over in bed. If the stuffiness is severe, it could lead to nasal and then sinus congestion which may lead to a headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NOT UNUSUAL: This time of the year, depending on where you live, moning due and rapid evaporation as the day warms up triggers nasal congestion, which triggers sinuses to drain in the back of your throat. ...Read more
Why do I have a runny nose every morning when I wake up? My nose feels stuffy and I have to sneeze a lot. But just in the mornings though.
Dust Mites: Classically, nasal symptoms that only affect you in the morning "then get better as the day goes along", are from dust mite allergies. These microscopic bugs live in your mattress, and will usually provoke symptoms overnight. You could also have a sensitivity to other indoor allergens like mold, roaches, and pets. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do I have a runny nose every morning when i wake up? My nose feels stuffy and I have to sneeze a lot. But just in the mornings though.
Allergies!!!: Even if you are just having signs and symptoms in the mornings, it is your allergies acting up . You need to take allergy meds and or nose sprays prescribed by your physician.Daily until you are two weeks symptom free otherwise you will have recurrence / relapse like it is never going away!and you'd think treatment failure when it is not ...Read more
Allergies or sinuses: If it is acute, viruses are a likely culprit. If this is somewhat of a chronic problem for you, post nasal drip caused by allergies or a sinus infection can give you a sore throat that is sometimes worse in the morning. Do you have any cough associated with your sore throat (perhaps also worse at night when you lay down)? ...Read more
Every morning when i wakep up I have runny nose, sneezing, my throat pain & dry, clogged nose. I felt this for almost many years. How do I stop this?
Think indoor allergy: Frequently, morning nasal symptoms (sneezing, congestion, runny nose), are suggestive of indoor allergies triggered by dust mite, pet dander, indoor mold or even feathers (pillow, duvet, comforter). An allergist can assist in identifying the trigger through skin testing and direct you on the road to symptom relief. ...Read more
Every time i breath in and out why do u cough?.....its been happening for a week now....... And why a i getting sick ,runny nose, sore throat,
Cold vs Allergies?: It appears that you may be suffering from allergies: hay fever (allergic rhinitis)-> irritated throat from the post-nasal drips if these symptoms had been present in the past or present for more than 3 wks. The coughing may be from the post-nasal drips and/or asthma. On the other hand, if this has been present for just a week, it may just be a cold. ...Read more
Tired dry eyes: Paradoxically, when the eyes become dried out at the end of a long day, there is a reflex tearing and watering as you try to cover over the dry spots with new tears. The excess tears run down the nasolacrimal duct into the nose causing a stuffy nose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rhinitis: The medical term is gustatory rhinitis. It is extremely common. When you eat your body goes into a secretory state. You saliva glands secrete saliva, pancreas secretes digestive chemicals the stomach secretes and the gall bladder secretes. Your nose is just another part of the body that has something to secrete and in this case it's mucus. If it is really bothersome medications can control it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neti pots can : Educe nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more
Get lots of tissues: Cold weather can stimulate release of fluids from the tissues lining the inside of your nose or sinuses, causing runny discharge. Not a lot you can do about this. ...Read more
Rhinitis: Pretty common physiological recovery response, especially if lasting for less than a day. Saline irrigation may help speed up resolution. Best otc medications are the older gen antihistamines (better anticholinergic effects, but more sedating so be careful) such as chlorpheniramine. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I have had a stuffy nose for about three weeks . When i blow nothing comes out. My ears feel stuffy too?
I wake up every morning with a swollen nose and face . Stuffy nose .What Can I do foe home remedy.
Net Pots can: reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more
Think indoor allergy: Typically an indoor allergen is responsible for sneezing, nasal congestion, and runny nose in the morning. The allergen could be dust mite, feather pillow, indoor mold or indoor animal dander. An allergist can assist in identifying the trigger, so you can get some relief. Allergies typically respond to antihistamines like zyrtec, although more severe allergies require nasal sprays. ...Read more
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