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I've had this problem for 6years at least.this happens

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I've had this problem for 6years at least.this happens almost every day.l get snizzing fits.,during this I can't swallow it is quite disconcerting.
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Scott Rebich replied 11 days ago.

What make it worse and what makes it better? Is it related to anything such as dust, pollen, or dander?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Not related to dust it happens anywhere anytime.it seems to be getting worse
Expert:  Scott Rebich replied 11 days ago.

Do you get short of breath of have breathing difficulties?

Expert:  Scott Rebich replied 11 days ago.

Sneezing that is not related to any allergies is usually classified as chronic sinusitis or rhinitis. You should first try to take an antihistamine for about a week. You should take it daily. I always recommend zyrtec.

In the meantime, you should make any appointment with your primary care doctor to make sure no medications you are on can be causing your symptoms.

Nasal polyps are a common cause of sneezing without other symptoms. You doctor will be able to screen for those at your next appointment.

You should also get an inhaled nasal steroid from your prescribing physician.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I understand snizzing ,what makes it impossible to swallow right after. I might just call you later.thanks
Expert:  Scott Rebich replied 11 days ago.

Sure, please rate the question if you have no further questions

Expert:  Scott Rebich replied 7 days ago.

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