What is the Sneezing Problem?

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A sneeze is a forceful, sudden, uncontrolled burst of air through the nose and mouth.

Causes

Sneezing is caused by irritation to the mucous membranes of the nose or throat. It can be
very bothersome, but is rarely a sign of a serious problem.

Sneezing can be due to:

  • Allergy to pollen, mold, dander, dust (hay fever)
  • Breathing in corticosteroids (from certain nose sprays)
  • Common cold or the flu
  • Drug withdrawal
  • Triggers such as dust, air pollution, dry air, certain medicines, spicy foods, strong emotions and powders

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Call your health care provider if sneezing is affecting your life and home remedies do not work.

Make an Appointment of Doctor

Alternative Names of sneezing:

Sternutation;

Allergy – sneezing;

Hay fever – sneezing;

Flu – sneezing;

Cold – sneezing;

Dust – sneezing

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