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Word! Decongestants

Word! Decongestants

Decongestants

(En español: Anticongestivos)

Say: dee-kun-jes-tents

Hooray for decongestants! They're medicines that keep your nose from being stuffy. When you have a cold, your nose gets a little swollen inside and can fill up with mucus (snot). Decongestants stop your nose from becoming swollen so it doesn't feel as plugged up.