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Why do I sneeze when I apply oil?

Why do I sneeze when I apply oil?

Vapors: The oil itself or an additiive in the oil produces vapors when you apply it and the vapors irritate your nasal mucus membrane. You may be allergic to to the oil or the additive. ...Read more

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How come my scalp turns hot when I apply oil?

How come my scalp turns hot when I apply oil?

Massaging: Afterapplication of oil when you massage your scalp, the friction through fingers and heat created thereby cause the hot feeling in addition to dilatation of the blood vessels by the warmth you create by after application and massaging. The scalp is very rich in blood supply and the massaging of scalp is good for hair strenght by improving over all vascularity if oil is applied in moderation. ...Read more

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How frequently should I wash my hair ?Should i apply oil ? When on dry hair or wet hair ?

Most people: Go for every day, along with a shower. I would not apply oil, depends on what effect u r trying to create. What do you want from your hair? ...Read more

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Can i apply oil on my hair after using minoxidil on my scalp because my hair get dry after using minoxidil ?

Can i apply oil on my hair after using minoxidil  on my scalp because my hair get dry after using minoxidil ?

Not studied: Don't believe that this issue has been studied. The rule of thumb on applying medicated cream or lotion is to wait 30 minutes in-between. In your case, minoxidil first ,then oil after 30 minutes. However if this does not work, you will have to space the time longer until it works for you. ...Read more

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When I apply oil on my hair , after two days some thing like tumor shown on my Rt side bottom neck.doc says its cervical effect. What's this?

When I apply oil on my hair , after two days some thing like tumor shown on my Rt side bottom neck.doc says its cervical effect. What's this?

Not related: Lymph nodes at the base of the skull and along the neck will react to infections or trauma of the head by getting larger. This normal immune reaction is not considered cancerous unless a biopsy proves otherwise. Applying oil to the hair is unlikely to produce this effect. ...Read more

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My hair is falling and its thinner than before, i apply oil baths to it and tried vitamins. Is their an effective way for a healthy looking hair?

My hair is falling and its thinner than before, i apply oil baths to it and tried vitamins. Is their an effective way for a healthy looking hair?

Depends.: Sometimes a thyroid problem or other medical conditions cause hair loss. Please see a doc and get a good examination and the appropriate blood tests, to be sure there is no physical reason for your hair loss. Good luck! ...Read more

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My hair has lost its lust and more importantly its curls. It looks limp and "bendy".I apply oil, shampoo, conditioner nd take vitamin C and B complex.

My hair has lost its lust and more importantly its curls. It looks limp and "bendy".I apply oil, shampoo, conditioner nd take vitamin C and B complex.

Shiny hair : Of course you want to eat healthy and stay active for your overall health! Curly hair does require special care and will be at its best with regular cuts to eliminate split ends, minimal blow drying ( no more than 2x per week). Letting hair air dry with a "curl activator" product will give you your best look. These products contain silicone for shine! Thanks for using Healthtap! ...Read more

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Mild chest pains near sternum. Hurts to sneeze. Hurts if i apply pressure and take deep breath help?

Mild chest pains near sternum. Hurts to sneeze. Hurts if i apply pressure  and take deep breath help?

Musculoskeletal: It sounds like you are having either muscle aches or joint pain of your sternum. The breast bone has lots of joints associated with it and they can become inflammed just like other joints. This is usually treated with an anti inflammatory medicine. Your doctor should be able to get you the right medication after examining you. ...Read more

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Why is very smelly when I sneezes?

Infection maybe?: Could be a sinus infection. You might want to try a sinus rinse, there are several products available. If that doesn't help you may need an antibiotic but that would require a doctor's visit. ...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?

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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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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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