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  2. Congestion: Nasal or Sinus Congestion Causes and Treatment

    It refers to a feeling of stuffiness in the nasal or breathing passageways. There are different types of head congestion, some may occur with a runny nose and others with pressure around the face. They are often related to a virus or bacterial infection and may cause excess mucus or phlegm .

  3. How to Treat Nasal Congestion and Sinus Pressure - WebMD

    Place a warm, wet towel on your face. It may relieve discomfort and open your nasal passages. Prop yourself up. At night, lie on a couple of pillows. Keeping your head elevated may make breathing...

  4. Nasal congestion Causes - Mayo Clinic

    Possible causes of nasal congestion include: Acute sinusitis; Alcohol; Allergies; Chronic sinusitis; Churg-Strauss syndrome; Dry or cold air; Common cold; Decongestant nasal spray overuse; Deviated septum; Enlarged adenoids; Food, especially spicy dishes; Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Granulomatosis with polyangiitis; Hormonal changes ...

  5. Nasal Congestion (Stuffy Nose): What It Is, Causes & Treatment

    Nasal congestion happens when something irritates tissues lining the inside of your nose. The irritation sets off a chain reaction of inflammation, swelling and mucus production, making it hard to take in air through your nose. Left untreated, nasal congestion may cause sinusitis, nasal polyps or middle ear infections.

  6. What Causes Nasal Congestion and How Is It Treated? - Healthline

    Congestion is when your nose becomes stuffed up and inflamed. Minor illnesses are the most common causes of nasal congestion. For instance, a cold, the flu, and sinus infections can all cause...

  7. 6 Common Causes of Congestion - Buoy Health

    Congestion makes you feel like you can’t breathe in easily through the nose. It also makes the area of your face around your nose and eyes feel full and stuffed up. Congestion can be the symptom of a lot of different conditions, but usually, it’s from allergies or another cause of inflammation (often from an infection).

  8. Nasal Congestion: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

    Symptoms Causes Treatment Complications Diagnosis Nasal congestion is when the tissue lining inside of the nose swells because of inflamed blood vessels. Inflammation is the body's natural response to invaders like bacteria, viruses, other germs, and dust.

  9. Nasal congestion: Causes, treatment, home remedies, and more

    Nasal congestion occurs when blood vessels and mucous membranes in the sinuses and nasal passageways swell. While mild congestion often clears on its own, a range of treatments and home remedies ...

  10. Nasal Congestion: Causes and Treatment | Patient

    Infections: the common cold and other respiratory tract infections, including influenza (flu) and sinusitis. Allergies, including hay fever. Persistent rhinitis. Nasal polyps. Other less common causes of nasal congestion include: Swollen adenoid glands. Injuries to the nose. Foreign bodies in the nose.

  11. How to Clear a Stuffy Nose and Congestion: Tips for Relief

    Takeaway A stuffy nose can be due to mucus or inflamed blood vessels in your sinuses and often develops when you’re sick. Other than taking medications, several home remedies can help unclog your...