Nasal Congestion

About- Nasal congestion also referred to as stuffy nose occurs when nasal and adjacent tissues and blood vessels become inflamed with excess fluid.
 
Symptoms-
  • Mucus buildup
  • Runny nose
  • Sinus pain
  • Stuffy nose
  • Swollen nasal tissue
Causes-
  • Allergies
  • Chemical exposures
  • Chronic or acute sinusitis
  • Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • Common cold
  • Decongestant nasal spray overuse
  • Deviated septum
  • Drug addiction
  • Dry air
  • Enlarged adenoids
  • Environmental irritants
  • Foreign body in the nose
  • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's)
  • Hay fever
  • Hormonal changes
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Medications, such as high blood pressure drugs
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nonallergic rhinitis 
  • Occupational asthma
  • Pregnancy
  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
  • Sinus infections
  • Stress
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Tobacco smoke
Specialists to visit
General Physician
Otorhinolaryngologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com

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