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one side of my nose is blocked i completely cant breath from my right nostril it started an hour ago. i looked into my nose and the back part is closed. what is wrong?

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replied January 6th, 2011
Sinusitis Answer A18251
Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

Blocked nose can be due to congestion, sinusitis, or nasal plug due to secretions. Take steam and see if it helps. If it does not help, consult an ENT specialist. Sudden blockage can also be due to an allergic reaction. Take care!

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