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Why is it at night I get a stuffy nose?

Why is it at night I get a stuffy nose?

Dust Mites?: If you have gas heat or live where it's really dry in the winter, a humdifier may fix the problem. You might be allergic to dust mites. You can try taking an antihistamine like Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec and see if it helps your symptoms. If it does, you can try buying a special pillowcase and mattress cover for people who have dust mite allergies.You can also see an allergist and get tested. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Loury
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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more


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Why do I get a stuffy nose and red/watery eyes only at night?

Why do I get a stuffy nose and red/watery eyes only at night?

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 more

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Is it seasonal allergies if I get a stuffy nose at night? Can it make your chest feel strained? I have anxiety and focus on my breathing too much like something is wrong. I take a Claritin (loratadine) year round so far and has helped some.

Is it seasonal allergies if I get a stuffy nose at night? Can it make your chest feel strained? I have anxiety and focus on my breathing too much like something is wrong. I take a Claritin (loratadine) year round so far and has helped some.

Seasonal allergies: Mean having the problem/symptoms during certain seasons, usually related to different pollen seasons,and can also be present all year round if having a trigger indoors as well, or maybe not allergies at all, just chronic inflammation of the upper airways,. Yes nasal inflammation / allergy can affect your lower airways too causing feeling of chest tightness.Check aaaai.org for allergists around you ...Read more

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Why do you get more stuffy nose at night compared to during the day time?

Why do you get more stuffy nose at night compared to during the day time?

Quite a number: of possibilites allergy at that time. changes in the position of sinuses. cannot say in your particular case without seeing you. ...Read more

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I suffer from bad allergies, I have a stuffy nose all day it's worst at night my eyes get so crusty that i can't open them i take eyedrop and medicine?

I suffer from bad allergies, I have a stuffy nose all day it's worst at night my eyes get so crusty that i can't open them i take eyedrop and medicine?

Allergies: Sounds like you are suffering! i would recommend that you see a board certified allergist for evaluation and treatment. You can feel better! ...Read more

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I have hyperthrophic rhinitus since 2010, so I get stuffy nose ALL the time, preventing me from sleeping long at night. Do I need sleep aids?

I have hyperthrophic rhinitus since 2010, so I get stuffy nose ALL the time, preventing me from sleeping long at night. Do I need sleep aids?

No: You need to consult an ENT doctor to see if you need surgery. Hypertrophy of the nasal structures leads to occlusion of the nasal airway and should be corrected surgically. ...Read more

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What can be done for a stuffy nose at night?

Rhinitis: Nasal steroids typically work the best. Otc non sedating antihistamines also work in mild cases very well. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can help with a stuffy nose only at night?

Please tell me what can help with a stuffy nose only at night?

OTC nasal spray: It could be environmental, so you might want to do an inventory of possible allergens in the bedroom. Prevention better then treatment. Topical nasal spray could be helpful but don't overuse it. ...Read more

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How can i help my son with his stuffy nose. He only gets it at night and early mourning. ?

How can i help my son with his stuffy nose. He only gets it at night and early mourning. ?

Hard to say: When you submit a question, please include enough information for a reasoned response.You do not list the age, other symptoms, prior efforts to help, etc.At this point, your son could be 2 days or 50 yrs and the approach would be different. The public site is not a chat room, so questions are not linked, so each must have enough data to be answered. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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