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Are nose disorders more common for pregnant women?

Pregnant women experience hormonal changes that sometimes cause symptoms like nasal congestion or runny nose. This is because hormone changes may lead to an increased blood supply, making your nose swell or bleed more easily. To avoid complications from nose disorders while you are pregnant, drink plenty of fluids, humidify the air, and blow your nose gently. Remember that some medications are not recommended during pregnancy, or should be used only for a brief time and with caution.

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