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congestion in dentist's office

I've always had allergies to dust, mold, pollen, ragweed, etc. This past year I have not been bothered by it possibly due to a change of dietary habits. However, when I am in a dental chair with my head back, I become congested, have difficulty breathing and start getting a drip run down my throat. I am going to the dentist tomorrow and am going to try taking pseudophedrine. Years ago when I flew on a plane, when it landed I had excrutiating ear pain, but when I learned about Sudafed, there was no more ear pain.

I would appreciate any suggestions or comments you may have.

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209987 tn?1451935465
Sounds like some serious post nasal drip issues.
Try doing a sinus rinse before going in, and use a nasal spray ( such as Claritin ) beforehand as well.
Could it also be anxiety? Not sure how you feel about the dentist.
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