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Does blowing your nose hard worsen nasal inflammation?

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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Yes

Forceful blowing of the nose can increase the intracranial pressure and worsen the edema of the turbinates.

In brief: Yes

Forceful blowing of the nose can increase the intracranial pressure and worsen the edema of the turbinates.
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