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How common is catarrh?

Catarrh is very common. Most people are affected by a cold, allergies, or non-allergic rhinitis at some time. This irritation can easily cause the excess of mucous that is characteristic of catarrh. Because it usually clears up rather quickly, very people have it for a longer than a few days at any one time.

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