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How long does rhinitis medicamentosa last?

Rhinitis medicamentosa will last as long as the use of medicated nasal sprays or drops continues. The condition is caused by the overuse or misuse of these medications. Once use of the medications is discontinued, the condition usually goes away in a matter of 1-2 weeks.

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