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Congestion: Introduction

The term 'congestion' is a general medical term, that may refer to nasal congestion (i.e. runny nose or stuffy nosed), pulmonary congestion, congestive heart disease, and various other types of congestion....more »

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Congestion: Symptom Checker

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Congestion Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Congestion

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Stories from Users for Congestion

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Message Boards for Congestion

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Congestion: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Congestion may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Congestion

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Definitions of Congestion:

Excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Congestion:

The list of organs typically affected by Congestion may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Congestion

The list below shows some of the causes of Congestion mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Congestion?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Congestion. Of the 4 causes of Congestion that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Congestion:

The following list of conditions have 'Congestion' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Congestion?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Congestion, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Congestion:

Medical Conditions associated with Congestion:

Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

Symptoms related to Congestion:

Nasal congestion (106 causes), Pulmonary congestion (4 causes), Congestive heart disease, Red eye (630 causes), Pink eye, Ocular trauma, Foreign body, Hyperemia, Watering eye

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