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What can I do if I face nasal stuffiness during pregnancy?

Nosebleeds and nasal stuffiness are common during pregnancy. They are caused by the increased amount of blood in your body and hormones acting on the tissues of your nose.

Blow your nose gently Drink fluids and use a cool mist humidifier To stop a nosebleed, squeeze your nose between your thumb and forefinger for a few minutes

Call a doctor if nosebleeds are frequent and do not stop after a few minutes

This answer is based on source information from the National Women's Health Information Center

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