nasal congestion


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nasal congestion

ENT Difficulty in nasal breathing, due to an ↑ vascular thickness of nasal mucosa. See Nasal stuffiness.

nasal congestion

Swelling (OEDEMA) of the mucous membrane lining the nose, usually as a result of inflammation from a common cold virus infection or from HISTAMINE released as an allergic response to tree or grass pollen grains. Nasal congestion can be relieved temporarily by decongestant drugs.
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The study also found that males are more likely to experience breathing difficulties, snoring, and nasal congestion while females are more likely to be affected by partner's snoring.
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The Ministry of Health and Social Security has decided to temporarily pull out of the market various products for cough relief, nasal congestion and cold symptoms which contain phenilpropanolamine, reports the American Embassy-Guatemala City (November 29, 2000).
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Zinc curbed sore throats, nasal congestion and drainage, coughing, headache, and hoarseness, but not fever, muscle ache, scratchy throat, or sneezing.