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Conditions that can cause sinus blockage include:

  • The common cold
  • Allergic rhinitis, which is swelling of the lining of the nose
  • Small growths in the lining of the nose called nasal polyps
  • A deviated septum, which is a shift in the nasal cavity

From: What Is Sinusitis? WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 09, 2018

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Acclarent. 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 09, 2018

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