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I am experiencing nasal congestion (stuffiness), runny nose, nasal drainage, difficulty breathing through nose (side: both), bloody nose, sneezin...

How long? If these have been present for months or years, you likely have an allergic condition. If they have been present for less than a week, it is likely from a cold. For the congestion try an OTC decongestant spray but for no more than 5 days maximum- else you will likely end up with more problems. Read more...

I am experiencing difficulty breathing through nose (side: one side only). The following also describe me: Nasal congestion, Post nasal drip, and...

Obstruction. Could be septal deviation, asymmetric turbinate hypertrophy, mass lesion, unilateral sinus infection. see ENT. Get some generic farina and use every 2-4 hours for 1-3 days. Could also try saline irrigation with bulb syringe. one half teaspoon of table salt in pint of warm water. Read more...

I am experiencing nasal congestion (stuffiness), post nasal drip and sinus pain. The following also describes me: Difficulty breathing through nos...

Sounds like you have. a cold. Get plenty of rest, drink lots of fluids, take over the counter decongestants and use analgesics for the discomfort. If your symptoms persist for more than 48-72 hours, see your health care provider for evaluation. Read more...

Can there be chronic allergic sinusitis with only significant nasal congestion and malaise without any apparent mucus or nasal discharge?

Nasal congestion. Yes this is possible. You should see a doctor for an examination and proper treatment. Read more...
Yes. You are basically describing chronic sinusitis. Patients with chronic sinusitis typically don't have the nasal discharge that you get with allergies or acute sinusitis. But it can lead to chronic nasal stuffiness/congestion/malaise. Best study for diagnosis: coronal ct of sinuses without contrast - essential for diagnosis. Read more...
Yes. Chronic sinusitis can present in a multitude of ways including congestion and blockage in the absence of discharge. The clincher would be a decrease in your sense of smell and taste. Read more...
Generally not. Allergies usually cause a lot of mucus production, but typically aren't very important in people older than 70. Acid reflux that occurs during the night is a much more common cause of sinus inflammation at your age, and usually doesn't cause any nasal discharge. Work with your physician to make sure that your reflux (if present) is optimally controlled. Read more...

My allergies have spontaneously gotten very bad including intense nasal congestion for 5 days and waking up with crusty eyes, and nasal discharge?

What's your question. Go see your Family Doc if over-the-counter allergy medications aren't enough to control your symptoms. Of course, try to figure out what's changed. Weather? Pollen season? Trees & flowers in bloom? Mold w/humidifier use? New foods? Failing that, your Family Doc can evaluate you & offer prescription options. If that doesn't work, s/he can refer to an Allergist for further testing. Maybe allergy sho. Read more...