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Most people assume the common cold is a virus. It is actually a specific set of symptoms that occur when your immune system reacts to the presence of foreign invaders.

When people list the main cold symptoms, most include congestion, runny nose, fatigue and watery eyes. Interestingly, pain isn’t often mentioned.

Products containing ibuprofen in the Advil Cold & Sinus line will not only treat pain, but also address symptom relief with an effective decongestant.

Advil Cold & Sinus provides proven pain relief, with an added decongestant that reopens airways and allows the cold-sufferer to breathe easier.

Understanding Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion is a swelling of blood vessels that line the nasal cavity, often as a result of inflammation (just as sinus congestion is a swelling of tissues within the sinuses).

Sinus Pain Can Be A Thing Of The Past. Learn How.
Wonder what’s causing all that pressure and pain in your sinuses? The interactive infographic will show you what’s really going on and how to best treat the root cause of your pain.
What Are The Sinuses?

The sinuses are a system of connected hollow spaces in the skull, linked to the nasal passages by small channels.