Sneezing is a common symptom of a variety of respiratory ailments. The most common is the Common Cold, but it may occur with any Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI). An occasional sneeze is a normal response to an irritant such as dust or pepper. Sneezing in response to sunlight is common, and actually a genetic trait. Sneezing may also arise in various nasal conditions such as rhinitis, rhinorrhea, and nasal foreign body.
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- Common Cold: The common cold refers to any number of viral infections of the nose and throat. Typical symptoms are all too
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- Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI) is a general name for the many different types of common respiratory infections. Examples include
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- Measles: Measles is an infectious virus that has become uncommon due to vaccination. Its early symptoms are similar to many other
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- Allergic Disorders: Allergic disorders are diseases where the body reacts to an allergen. Disease related to the allergic system include not only
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- Allergies: Allergies occur when the immune system responds to a substance. Common examples include dust allergies, pollen allergies (causing hay fever
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