Nasal congestion, also known as stuffy nose, is a condition that is characterized by blocked nose with mucous. This occurs when nasal and adjacent tissues or blood vessels get swollen with excess fluid. The symptoms include blocked nose which may cause breathing and speech difficulties in case of a severe condition.
HOW IS NASAL CONGESTION DIAGNOSED?
In most cases, diagnosis can be done at home but an ENT specialist should be contacted in case of persistent nasal congestion that runs for over 2 to 3 weeks. In case of infants, it may be more appropriate to seek medical attention at the earliest.
HOW IS NASAL CONGESTION TREATED?
The treatment of Nasal Congestion normally involves medication to alleviate the congestion.
DID YOU KNOW?
The above treatments usually work in getting respite within a few minutes, though complete recovery takes time.