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24 possible causes of "Stuffy nose"
Symptoms:
  • Stuffy nose
1. Nasal Congestion
Nasal congestion is another term for a stuffy nose. It is often a symptom of another health problem, such as a sinus infection, but it may also be caused by the common cold. Nasal congestion is marked by: a stuffy o...
Symptoms:
  • Discharge from nose
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Stuffy nose
  • Sneezing
2. Rhinitis
Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal cavity lining (inside the nose). It is often caused by allergies. It may also be caused by environmental factors such as pollution, weather changes, stress, infections, and som...
Symptoms:
  • Pain
  • Watering eyes
  • Body ache
  • Nosebleed
  • Stuffy nose
  • Muscle pain
3. Common Cold Overview
The common cold is a virus that involves symptoms like sneezing, a runny nose and a headache. Learn the causes, symptoms and treatments for the common cold now!
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Postnasal drip
  • Change in voice
  • Speech articulation problems
  • Stuffy nose
  • Nasal obstruction
4. Nasal Polyps
Have you ever felt like you have a cold that never goes away? Nasal congestion that doesn't seem to go away, even with over-the-counter cold or allergy medication, may be caused by nasal polyps. Nasal polyps are benig...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Wheezing
  • Stuffy nose
  • Shortness of breath
  • Excessive sweating
5. Cold and Flu Overview
Overview Colds (common colds) and the flu (influenza) are contagious infections that affect the respiratory system. Both are airborne illnesses, spread through coughing and sneezing. Colds typically are confined to th...
Symptoms:
  • Wheezing
  • Mouth irritation
  • Sore throat
  • High-pitched breath sounds
  • Stuffy nose
  • Headache
6. Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis, also called hay fever, is the group of uncomfortable symptoms that occur when your body is exposed to a specific allergen. An allergen is a typically harmless substance, such as grass or dust, whic...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stridor
  • Stuffy nose
  • Nose deformity
7. Deviated Septum
The nasal septum is a thin structure, separating the two sides of the nose. If it is not in the middle of the nose, then it is deviated.
Symptoms:
  • Fever
  • Fatigue
  • Earache
  • Sinusitis
  • Stuffy nose
  • Runny nose
8. Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)
A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common condition that affects 31 million people in the United States each year. The infection occurs when your sinuses and nasal passages become inflamed. The sinuses are small ai...
Symptoms:
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Restless sleep
  • Dry mouth
  • Stuffy nose
  • Swollen tonsils
  • Snoring
9. Enlarged Adenoids
Adenoids are small tissues located at the back of the throat. They are similar to the tonsils, and located right above them. Both adenoids and tonsils are part of the immune system.Adenoids are present at birth, an...
Symptoms:
  • Choking
  • Coughing up phlegm
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Stuffy nose
  • Irritation of nose
10. Allergies Overview
An allergy is the immune system's response to a foreign substance that is not typically harmful to your body. These foreign substances-such as certain foods, pollen, or pet dander-are called allergens. They elicit ...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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