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What is a blocked nose?

A blocked nose is usually one of the early symptoms in the course of the common cold. Viral infection of the nasal mucosa induces a cascade of inflammatory reactions that are thought to be responsible for a large proportion of cold symptoms, particularly the immediate nasal symptoms.

What is a blocked nose?

Having a blocked nose can be a nightmare. We can’t breathe freely anymore and even the head starts pounding. A blocked nose can stop us from being ourselves and spending time enjoying ourselves with our family and friends.

What are the symptoms of a blocked nose?

Blocked nose is a major symptom of the common cold. A blocked nose can come with the following additional symptoms:

  • Dryness of nasal passage
  • Pressure in your forehead (sinus pain)

What causes a blocked nose?

A blocked nose results from viral infection of the nasal mucosa which leads to inflammation and the typical symptoms of the common cold.

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