... Ever since I can remember my nose has been stuffed up to some degree. I can usually only breathe out of one nostril. It does not run it just gets heavy and blocked. Blowing my nose seems to make it worse. ... (2 replies)
... I am a 20-year-old male, and I've had nasal problems for quite a while. People always notice that I am breathing loud through my nose and I can't tell, and I can hardly ever breathe through my nose (even though I prefer doing so during those rare times I'm able to).
I've had my adenoids and tonsils both removed.
I've tried both phenylephrine (4-Way nasal spray) and... (1 replies)
... etc. I got rid of all that and my son doesn't have to take Claritin anymore. He had congestion and was always sniffing. Just a thought if you've tried everything else. ... (9 replies)
A deviated septum could well be causing one of your nostrils to feel more 'blocked' than the other.
My left side has been considerably worse than my right for a few years now. Had surgery in March to realign the septum (amongst other things) and seems to have helped a little. (9 replies)
... d at the moment but nothing seems to work. It will get better but I'm always stuffy to some degree. ... (9 replies)
... allergy meds....OTC and prescription.....i have found something that works for my 13 year old daughter. she is CONSTANTLY full of nose congestion. i decided to try mucinex D.......it worked like a charm. after a few days of being fine, she quit taking it...the next day? ... (9 replies)
... I had blood work done a few days ago to have my thyroid checked... it has been checked in the past but they always told me it was "normal". I will post the results though and see what you guys say. ... (9 replies)
... Ok, maybe its cause its 3 am and I'm extremely tired and can't sleep...but I'm getting very angry at my nose!
I'm on nasal steriods (veramyst)....claratin d... allergy shots for over a year and atrovert nasal spray.
Why the hell am I still stuffy >< Generally speaking, I can only ever breathe out of one nostral. Grr... I know you all don't have the magical answer but... (9 replies)
... Allergies, deviated septum, enlarged turbinates. I'd see an allergist to get on the right med or injections and an ENT to determiine any structural issues. (1 replies)
... ut have a feeling that the swollen turbinates walk hand in hand with allergies. I had the surgery to correct both and what a difference. Before the surgery, my nose was always and I mean always stuffed up and I was forever using Kleenex. Now, I do not have much in the line of stuffiness. ... (10 replies)
... I feel like i have had a 2 month cold and i am worried its something other than allergies although allergies make sense! EVERY SINGLE morning i get woken up by the urge to sneeze then i wake up sneeze over and over blow my nose and this goes on for a half hour. ... (2 replies)
... I have a friend that had it done and she said she was miserable after the surgery and it took about a month for strange things to stop coming out of her nose and then it didn't really help in the end and I shouldn't do it. ... (4 replies)
... i lived like that for 40 years, couldn't sleep, woke with dry bleeding lips etc.
than ENT specilist fixed D septum, some relief. got rid of food allergies and started nasal flush (neti pot) what a joy to do yoga and taste breath, free and fresh. "the breathing book" by donna farsi
doug (2 replies)
... It sounds like you may have a deviated septum - have you ever been to an ENT specialist to have it checked? By the way, the chronic use of nasal sprays can make it worse because of "rebound congestion" so they may be doing more harm than good. (2 replies)
... I went through the same thing for years. Terrible post nasal drip! I went through all the drugs, allergy shots, and nasal washes too. My allergist said my deviated septum wasn't bad enough to cause me any problems. Then I had an appointment with an ENT who said it could cause my problems. I had a Septoplasty as well as a Turbinectomy and I have not had the problem with... (9 replies)
... Absolutely. I've been off antibiotics now for 2 1/2 weeks - the first time in several years.
Feeling a "little" better is all I was hoping for as my sinuses have been screwed for years. So I was never expecting any miracles. (9 replies)
... Was the surgery worth the "helped a little"? (9 replies)
... How is your thyroid? You may have an autoimmune issure, where your immune system is malfunctioning and attacking your own body. I have Hashimoto's disease and it is an AI and has been causing me endless years of fun in this regards. Thyroid storms and flares can be serious and deadly. If your allergies appear normal, but you are getting continued responses. You should... (9 replies)
... I have never had allergies or asthma that I know of. My mother and whole family have allergies and asthma but never thought it was a problem for me. I always had stuffed up nose every morning but just that it was normal. ... (8 replies)
... a decongestant.. I took all of them. Now, weeks later, I'm still miserable. One of my nostrils is always stuffed up. Not usually both.. just one at a time. My nosy is ALWAYS itchy.. my eyes are so itchy I just wanna tear them out. And I have so much pressure in my forehead. ... (9 replies)