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How does rhinitis affect the body?

Rhinitis begins when the blood vessels in your nose are triggered to enlarge by one of the many causes of rhinitis. This leads to the inflammation and swelling that causes symptoms like runny and stuffy nose. This swelling of your blood vessels may be triggered by a variety of causes, such as allergies or a virus.

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