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How does rhinitis medicamentosa affect the body?

Rhinitis medicamentosa affects the body by causing inflammation, congestion, and irritation of the nose and throat. Typically the condition causes a runny or stuffy nose. Other symptoms may include swelling of the lining of the nose and irritation of the throat caused by excess mucus.

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