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How does vasomotor rhinitis affect the body?

Vasomotor rhinitis is a chronic condition that causes expansion of the nasal blood vessels. The nasal lining or the mucous membrane swells up with fluid and blood, and its color varies from bright red to purple. The result is nasal congestion and stuffiness, and in some cases inflamed sinuses.

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What is the long-term prognosis for someone with nose disorders?
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What are the treatment options for nose disorders?
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