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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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