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Congestion may refer to:
- In medicine, excessive fluid in tissues, vessels, or both, including:
- Congestive heart failure, heart failure resulting in the following forms of congestion:
- Edema, abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, manifesting as swelling
- Nasal congestion, the blockage of nasal passages due to swollen membranes
- Prostatic congestion, a medical condition that happens when the prostate becomes swollen by excess fluid
- Swelling (medical), enlargement of a body part because of fluid retention in tissues and vessels
- Water retention (medicine), also known as fluid retention, in various tissues and vessels
- Network congestion, reduced quality of service when a network is carrying more data than it can handle
- Traffic congestion, vehicles clogging streets and highways
- Congestion pricing, a system of surcharging users of public goods that are subject to congestion through excess demand
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