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Sneezing

Sneezing is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of sneezing are seasonal allergies (hay fever), common cold, and chronic sinusitis. Other possible causes, such as allergy, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with sneezing, 90% report having cough, 85% report having nasal congestion, and 49% report having fever.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with sneezing often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), lipid panel, hemoglobin a1c measurement, influenzavirus antibody assay, nebulizer therapy, other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue and diagnostic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with sneezing include loratadine (claritin), mometasone nasal product, azelastine nasal, desloratadine (clarinex), bepotastine ophthalmic, triamcinolone nasal product, levocetirizine (xyzal), brompheniramine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine, olopatadine ophthalmic, budesonide nasal product, ciclesonide nasal, brompheniramine / pseudoephedrine and azelastine ophthalmic .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for sneezing include race/ethnicity = other, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years.

Age

< 1 years
4.9x
1-4 years
2.4x
5-14 years
2.3x
15-29 years
0.7x
30-44 years
0.8x
45-59 years
0.6x
60-74 years
0.5x
75+ years
0.2x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
1.2x
White
0.8x
Other
1.6x
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