Congestion, Runny Nose With Intolerances in Coping with Celiac Disease Posted December 25, 2009 · Report to Admin ** Follow Up ** In case there was anyone who was following this thread (I'm not saying that there definitely was, haha), my doc put me on a corticosteroid nasal spray (Flonase), and I bought over-the-counter Mucinex and nasal saline spray. I'm not cured, but it does seem slowly but surely that I'm getting better. I'm still congested and have a bit of the runny nose, but it's not nearly as bothersome as it was before (able to breathe again while I'm eating, my voice sounds almost normal again, don't have as difficult of a time breathing thru my nose). Doctor said that I didn't have an infection but something known as "vasomotor rhinitis." Not sure how common this is in Celiac, but if you're having these s/x than I would suggest trying what I have if it's suitable for you. Merry Christmas!