Catarrh

Overview

Catarrh is the inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially in the air passages of the head and throat. The condition can be caused by a cold, allergy, infection, or tiny growths (polyps) in the sinuses.

Symptoms

Symptoms vary but may include a runny or stuffed nose, a sore throat, and a persistent cough.

Treatments

Decongestant nasal sprays may help.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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