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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Each candidate possessed at least one of the following symptoms: nasal congestion, runny nose, itchy nose, or sneezing.
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With statistics indicating that allergic rhinitis affects approximately one in three adults in the Middle East, complaints associated with sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, cough, and headaches are commonplace in many clinics.
With some statistics indicating that allergic rhinitis affects approximately one in three adults in the Middle East, complaints associated with sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, cough, and headaches are commonplace in many doctors' offices.
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(1,2) Often described by patients as nasal congestion or the inability to adequately breathe out of one or both nostrils during the day and/or night, nasal obstruction commonly interferes with a patient's ability to eat, sleep, and function, thereby significantly impacting quality of life.