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Sneezing: Introduction

Sneezing: Nasal sneezing often from nasal irritation. See detailed information below for a list of 454 causes of Sneezing, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Sneezing:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Sneezing. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Sneezing

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Causes of Types of Sneezing:

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Sneezing: Symptom Checker

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Sneezing Treatments

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Stories from Users for Sneezing

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Message Boards for Sneezing

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Sneezing: Animations

Medications or substances causing Sneezing:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Sneezing as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride
  • Afrin Nasal Solution
  • Allerest 12 hour Nasal Solution
  • Chlorphed-LA Nasal Solution
  • Neo-Synephrine 12 Hour Nasal Solution
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Sneezing: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Sneezing may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sneezing

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Sneezing: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Sneezing

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Definitions of Sneezing:

A symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Sneezing:

The list of organs typically affected by Sneezing may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Sneezing

The list below shows some of the causes of Sneezing mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Sneezing?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sneezing. Of the 454 causes of Sneezing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 10 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 449 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sneezing:

The following list of conditions have 'Sneezing' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Sneezing:

The following list of medical conditions have Sneezing or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Sneezing Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Sneezing based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Sneezing?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Sneezing, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Sneezing:

    Subtypes of Sneezing:

    Hay fever (16 causes), Allergic Rhinitis (19 causes), Nasal allergies (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Sneezing:

    Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Stuffed nose (712 causes), Discharge (773 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes)

    Symptoms related to Sneezing:

    Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Blocked nose (712 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Syphilis, Upper respiratory tract infections, Allergic rhinitis (19 causes), Snuffles, Foreign body inhalation, Influenza (168 causes), Common flu

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