What is Nasal Congestion?

What is Nasal Congestion?

Background of Nasal Congestion


Nasal blockage
Nasal obstruction
Blocked nose
Stuffy nose
Plugged nose


Allergies, colds, influenza, etc
Mostly caused by  rhinitis
Often  accompanied by sinusitis
Temporarily caused by  a cold
Chronic  snoring, cause of  sleep apnea


A symptom of stuffy nasal breathing due to swelling of the inflamed blood vessels in the membrane surrounding the nose

A phenomenon in which the skin in the nose (mucosal) is swollen and the nose gets stuffy due to a sticky runny nose

Stuffy nose, excessive discharge of runny nose discharge
Difficulty breathing, headache and dizziness
The bad breath  of dry mouth
A sore throat  or  tonsillitis
Loss of smell  and  taste