Updated 18 June 2015

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Blowing your nose regularly is essential to help clear the stuffiness. Sniffling mucus back will only make matters worse.

Best is to gently blow one nostril at a time. Creating too much pressure at one time can actually expel some of the phlegm backward, spreading the infection.

For the latest on flu jabs and cold remedies, visit the Cold & Flu Centre.


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