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 steam from the warm water can help free your nasal passages, so a stuffy nose or congested head won't slow you down in rehearsals or shows.
It can cause fever, headache, tiredness, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, coughing, aches, and pain.
The most common side effects of FluMist Quadrivalent are runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, and fever over 100AF.
Stuffy nose, temperature, headache, feeling rotten, aches and pain in the muscles and joints.
The symptoms of seasonal flu include runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, muscle or body aches, fever, and even nausea and vomiting," he said.
Overall 18 percent of the adults reported wheezing and 46 percent suffered bouts of a stuffy nose or itchy and watery eyes : a combination of allergic symptoms known as rhino conjunctivitis.
The common cold often strikes without warning As we rise form our bed, on a cold morning A lousy head, a stuffy nose, a husky voice An illness which is not yours by choice Go back to bed and keep yourself warm For the common cold this is the norm Without medical aid it will not go away So contact your doctor without delay Keep yourself wrapped up in protective clothes To generate your body heat from head to toes Give yourself a drink, a large hot toddy You will fell it tingle throughout your body Before you know it, you will be out and about For this is the drink, the best tonic no doubt.
Those with a chronic stuffy nose can also find solace in coblation.
Antihistamines are the usual treatment for the main symptoms such as itchy, watery eyes and runny nose, while steroid nasal sprays are the main treatment for a stuffy nose.
lt;strong>Runny or Stuffy nose:</strong> Since most colds start with a runny and stuffy nose, many people ignore these symptoms when trying to determine if they have flu.
Symptoms of the H1N1 pandemic include a fever over 38 degrees, coughing, a sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, an aching body, chills, diarrhoea and vomiting.
Symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of seasonal flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.