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does blowing your nose hard worsen nasal inflammation?

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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Forceful blowing of the nose can increase the intracranial pressure and worsen the edema of the turbinates.
Answered on Jul 6, 2012

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