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Nasal congestion

Nasal congestion: Introduction

Nasal congestion: The congestion of the nasal passages. See detailed information below for a list of 106 causes of Nasal congestion, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Nasal congestion:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Nasal congestion. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Nasal congestion

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Causes of Types of Nasal congestion:

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Nasal congestion: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Nasal congestion, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Nasal congestion Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Nasal congestion

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Nasal congestion may include:

  • Nasal wash or irrigation (e.g. Neti pot)
  • Chicken soup
  • Hot chile peppers
  • more treatments »

Stories from Users for Nasal congestion

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Nasal congestion: Animations

Medications or substances causing Nasal congestion:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Nasal congestion as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Nasal congestion: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Nasal congestion

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Nasal congestion: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Nasal congestion

Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis, when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection, such as a common more »

Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears off after about 15 years. Thus, any teen or adult with more »

Nasal congestion: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Detailed list of causes of Nasal congestion

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

How Common are these Causes of Nasal 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 Nasal congestion. Of the 106 causes of Nasal congestion that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nasal congestion:

The following list of conditions have 'Nasal 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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Causes of Nasal congestion Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Nasal congestion based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Nasal congestion:

    Medical Conditions associated with Nasal congestion:

    Nose symptoms (2080 causes), Runny nose (754 causes), Stuffed nose (712 causes), Discharge (773 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes)

    Symptoms related to Nasal congestion:

    Runny nose (754 causes), Blocked nose (712 causes), Cold-like symptoms (712 causes), Viral rhinitis, Sinusitis (319 causes), Allergic rhinitis (19 causes), Nasal polyposis, Foreign body, CSF leak, Vasomotor rhinitis, Wegener's granulomatosis

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    Medical News summaries about Nasal congestion

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Nasal congestion

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