Nasal Obstruction

What is Nasal Obstruction?

The nasal cavity is the air passage from the nostril to the back of the throat. Nasal obstruction is a partial or complete blockage of this area.

Nasal Obstruction Symptoms

Infants (age 0-12 months)

Because infants primarily breathe through the nose, nasal obstruction can manifest as difficulty breathing and is often noted soon after birth. They can have trouble feeding when they cannot breathe well from the nose.


  • Noisy Breathing
  • Snoring
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Chronic Runny Nose

Causes of Nasal Obstruction

  • Allergic Rhinitis – Click HERE for more information
  • Adenoid Hypertrophy
  • Foreign Body
  • Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Choanal Atresia
  • Tumors – Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma

At Pediatric ENT of Oklahoma, we are committed to finding the nature of the problem with your child. Every young patient and their family can expect top-notch care at our Oklahoma City clinic.

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