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What are the symptoms of rhinitis medicamentosa?

The symptoms of rhinitis medicamentosa are a runny or stuffy nose, inflammation of the nasal passages, and postnasal drip. These symptoms often prompt the use of decongestant sprays or drops, but rhinitis medicamentosa is actually caused by those same medications. This is why it is sometimes referred to as "rebound" rhinitis.

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