Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Nose is Stuffy due to Allergies Complications

Complications of allergic rhinitis include:

Nose is Stuffy due to Allergies Nasal Polyps

Nasal Polyps
Long standing allergic rhinitis can lead to the formation of nasal polyps in the nose and sinuses. Polyps are small growths that form on the inside surface of the nose and sinuses. They are non-cancerous, but can block airflow and block mucus drainage in the nose. This leads to difficulty breathing through the nose, runny nose, upper respiratory tract infections and sinusitis.

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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