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How normal would it be for someone who has allergies to have mucus and sinus build up?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: The release of mediators (chemicals) triggered by allergic reactions often stimulates mucus production and nasal congestion
Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
Yes: Allergies are perhaps the most common cause of mucous hyperproduction in the nose, although not the only cause.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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