Baby Teething And Nasal Congestion

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Definition

Nasal congestion refers to a stuffy nose.


Alternative Names

Nose - congested; Congested nose; Stuffy nose


Considerations

Many people think that a nose gets congested (stuffy) from too much thick mucus. However, in most cases, the nose becomes congested when the tissues lining it become swollen. The swelling is due to inflamed blood vessels.

Newborn infants must breathe through the nose. Nasal congestion in an infant's first few months of life can interfere with...

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