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Why does looking at sunlight make me sneeze?

Why does looking at sunlight make me sneeze?

Reflex: Solar-nasal reflex. This is a normal phenomenon that occurs when we are exposed to bright sunlight. ...Read more

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When i woke up, i always sneeze and also can not face the sun. Why is this?

Reflex: Probably nothing to worry about, it is a normal reflex to sneeze when looking at bright sun. ...Read more

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My fiance sneezes every time he's in the sun, why is this?

My fiance sneezes every time he's in the sun, why is this?

Photic sneeze reflex: Exposure to bright light such as sunlight elicits a sneeze in about 1 of every 4 individuals. This phenomenon may be the consequence of higher sensitivity to visual stimuli in the visual cortex of the brain and of co-activation of somatosensory areas. This was evaluated by eeg. ...Read more

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My boyfriend sneezes every time he's in the sun and I'm just wondering why?

My boyfriend sneezes every time he's in the sun and I'm just wondering why?

Normal.: It's called the photic sneeze reflex, and it occurs in around 20-30% of the population. The reason it exists is not well understood. No treatment is needed, but he should consider shielding his eyes from abrupt light or sunlight to avoid triggering a forceful bout of sneezes, especially if driving or operating machinery. ...Read more

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2yr girl runny nose sneezing coughing.Happy alert playful and eating. A cold? Symptoms began sun eve. The mucus is clear.

2yr girl runny nose sneezing coughing.Happy alert playful and eating.  A cold? Symptoms began sun eve. The mucus is clear.

Running nose: You child either has a cold or an allergy. If the mucus takes on a yellow color it may represent a cold. If the mucus remains clear and lasts longer than 10 days you can assume it is an allergy. Use salt water nose drops 4 times a day to keep the nasal passages clear. ...Read more

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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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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