3 years

Nasal congestion without mucus

Since around 3 days ago, I started feeling hard to breathe. I dont know if it’s shortness of breath or what. My nose feel stuffy but there are no mucus. I tried inhaling through each nostrils separately and it was definitely hard to inhale like something was blocking my airway. This happens especially when I’m sitting and lying down which makes it difficult for me to sleep now. Is there anything I can do to overcome this?

Dr Ramzdhan,

3 years

Hi and thank you for asking us

Through the question and statement you gave on the above section, i completely understand your concern over this matter. For your information, breathing difficulties during lying down can be caused by a few diseases such as:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Cor pulmonale
  • Heart failure
  • Panic disorder
  • Sleep apnea

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In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. If you have any more enquiries, you can click on the link ( DoctorOnCall ) and speak to our doctors in private and get the consultation you need on the phone. Thank you.

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