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Hi, I've been having difficultly breathing through my nose for the past month or so, with no other allergy / cold symptoms. Over the past few days I've also noticed a small involuntary twitch or pulsation on the right side of my nose, around the area whe

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Nasal congestion

It is possible that there is an intranasal growth causing the obstruction.
Common problems include congested turbinates & polyps. The turbinate problem is usually due to allergy or infection. Polyps occur for many reasons. A deviation of the septum usually is a chronic problem, but still a possibility. See an ENT for good exam and nasal endoscopy.

In brief: Nasal congestion

It is possible that there is an intranasal growth causing the obstruction.
Common problems include congested turbinates & polyps. The turbinate problem is usually due to allergy or infection. Polyps occur for many reasons. A deviation of the septum usually is a chronic problem, but still a possibility. See an ENT for good exam and nasal endoscopy.
Dr. William Culviner
Dr. William Culviner
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
The twitch is also common and can be due to anxiety and can be treated with Botox.
Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See doctor

These two issues are likely unrelated.
But given the duration of your problems, you should consult your doctor re. them.

In brief: See doctor

These two issues are likely unrelated.
But given the duration of your problems, you should consult your doctor re. them.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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