Catarrh facts for kids

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Catarrh (pronounced /kəˈtɑ:(r)/) is a thick fluid of mucus and white blood cells caused by the swelling of the mucous membranes in the head because of an infection. It is a symptom usually from the common cold and coughs, but can also be found in people with infections of the adenoids, middle ear, sinus or tonsils.


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