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Sneezing, congestion, itchy eyes. This only seems to happen on sunny days. I've always had this r0b, at least with sneezing/congestion. How to fix?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
9 doctors agree
In brief: Sun Sneeze?
Sneezing when entering sunlight may be sun sneezing, also called the photic sneeze reflex.
The sneezing happens when the person enters into a much brighter light, which doesn't always have to be sunlight. A visit to the ear-nose-throat doctor and the eye doctor may help figure out the diagnosis. Of course, one could also have allergies, and just coincidentally be sneezing on sunny days.

In brief: Sun Sneeze?
Sneezing when entering sunlight may be sun sneezing, also called the photic sneeze reflex.
The sneezing happens when the person enters into a much brighter light, which doesn't always have to be sunlight. A visit to the ear-nose-throat doctor and the eye doctor may help figure out the diagnosis. Of course, one could also have allergies, and just coincidentally be sneezing on sunny days.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Very interesting
The bright sunlight will cause your pupils to constrict via stimulation of your parasympathetic nervous system (pns) pns stimulation can also lead to sneezing, runny nose and a myriad of other symptoms.
Reduce pns tone by avoiding sugars, be careful eating fruit and juice, because potassium is a potent pns stimulator. You may benefit from calcium, tyrosine and other agents that stimulate sns.

In brief: Very interesting
The bright sunlight will cause your pupils to constrict via stimulation of your parasympathetic nervous system (pns) pns stimulation can also lead to sneezing, runny nose and a myriad of other symptoms.
Reduce pns tone by avoiding sugars, be careful eating fruit and juice, because potassium is a potent pns stimulator. You may benefit from calcium, tyrosine and other agents that stimulate sns.
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. David Liu
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Antihistamine
It would be useful to try a 2nd generation antihistamine such as zyrtec or allegra, (fexofenadine) and possibly an inhaled steroid.
If you still have problems, seeing an allergist/immunologist would probably be your next step.

In brief: Antihistamine
It would be useful to try a 2nd generation antihistamine such as zyrtec or allegra, (fexofenadine) and possibly an inhaled steroid.
If you still have problems, seeing an allergist/immunologist would probably be your next step.
Dr. David Liu
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Allergy?
Suspect allergy as cause consider Loratadine ten mg daily available otc.

In brief: Allergy?
Suspect allergy as cause consider Loratadine ten mg daily available otc.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Dr. Taj Jiva
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Allergies
It seems like you are having allergy symptoms.
Are you exposed to pets at home. Are you exposed to house dust, feathers, new carpets etc. You need allergy medications which are over the counter but you may see an allergist to find out what you are allergic to. I am not sure whether you have hay fever?

In brief: Allergies
It seems like you are having allergy symptoms.
Are you exposed to pets at home. Are you exposed to house dust, feathers, new carpets etc. You need allergy medications which are over the counter but you may see an allergist to find out what you are allergic to. I am not sure whether you have hay fever?
Dr. Taj Jiva
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Dr. Sanjay Mishra
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Allergy
Try otc Claritin (loratadine) 10 mg in am for 10 days when expecting.
If symptoms improve. You have allergies and may need to see allergy specialist.

In brief: Allergy
Try otc Claritin (loratadine) 10 mg in am for 10 days when expecting.
If symptoms improve. You have allergies and may need to see allergy specialist.
Dr. Sanjay Mishra
Dr. Sanjay Mishra
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