When any irritating or tickling sensation occurs in the nose, it causes Sneezing. Apart from viral infection, flu, sinusitis or various respiratory tract infections, pollen, germs, dust and products with strong odor can also be the probable causes. Bright light can also cause sneezing. Some of the symptoms accompanied by sneezing can be runny nose, sore throat, watering of eyes, puffy eyelids, itchy sensation in nose, headache, reduced odor sensation, etc. Sometimes it can also cause body aches, fever, fatigue and dry nose.
HOW IS SNEEZING DIAGNOSED?
Although there are no specific tests to diagnose Sneezing, however, a General Physician diagnoses Sneezing on the basis of the symptoms.
HOW IS SNEEZING TREATED?
The best way to treat sneezing is to keep away the triggers that cause the reaction. If you are found allergic to pollen or dirt, keeping your house and your surroundings clean and pollen-free can be effective. Over-the-counter and prescription medications called antihistamines are also available to relieve your symptoms.
DID YOU KNOW?
Being a significant part of the immune system, sneezing keeps the body healthy and safe.