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31 y/o male here. In August last year I had bad sinusitis that lasted around 6 months before clearing up.
Since then however, i've been experiencing fatigue, stuffy nose (worse at night when lying down) where it feels mostly blocked / congested, dry eyes, loud constant tinnitus (hissing).
I have seen an ENT and he looked at my nose and diagnosed vasomotor rhinitis and said that I would need to get a septoplasty, turbinate reduction and tonsils removed (tonsils are large grade 3.5 but not infected).
I have tried a number of things, including antihistamines (they don't work), pretty much every nasal spray you can think of (most don't work). When I kind of lift next to my nostrils up quite a bit it does give me some relief but short lived when i let it go back down. The only nasal spray that seems to work is xylometazoline but I can't take that for more than 3 days.
I really can't understand what could be the root cause of this. I thought maybe it could be some kind of dust allergy but i've had our mattress and pillows cleaned professionally for dust mites.
It just constantly feels like i'm breathing at about 40-50% of the normal capacity (if that makes sense).
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