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Cause Of Runny Nose
Many possibilities: Viral infection, allergy, non-allergic rhinitis, vaso-motor rhinitis, rhino-sinusitis, nasal polyps, tumor, fungal infection. Obviously, without a competent physician looking at your nasal structures, or using an endoscope, you do not know what the problem is. See and ENT doctor. ...Read more
This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more
Unlikely: Azithromycin or zithromax, does not cause a runny nose nor should it be prescribed for a runny nose. Zithromax is not an appropriate antibiotic for an upper respiratory bacterial infection. We live in an era where unfortunately antibiotics are overused. Whatever the reason for your being on an antibiotic, have a culture and sensitivity before being placed blindly on an antibiotic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've noticed that i get a runny nose when eating not just spicyfood but also while eating popcorn, chocolate and frozenyoghurt too. What causes a runny nose when eating or right after?
Gustatory Rhinitis: Runny nose during or after eating is more common with spicy, hot or cold foods. The treatment that usually works beest (besides giving up those foods) is a prescription of ipratropium or Atrovent Nasal Spray used before eating. This is a prescription medication so talk to your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will lithium or Zoloft (sertraline) cause a runny nose? Or is it just a coincidence since started taking that nose has not stopped running?What can do to relieve?
Can dry eyes when wearing contact lenses cause a runny nose and itchiness near tear duct? And sometimes headaches?
I had a very acidic smoothie. It burned my throat. I used cough drops, tea & honey, and water to fix it. It seems to have caused a runny nose - i was fine before the drink, but now feel sick. Help!
Does HIV flu cause sneezing, runny nose, and wet cough? With a mild fever and all gone in 4 days, except the cough a few more days and without rash. T
Unusual: We worry about acute HIV when someone has a flu-like syndrome that lingers, somewhat like mono would present. Fever, fatigue, mild nausea, light rash, sore throat, and/or swollen lymph nodes are all symptoms that can be seen with a number of viral syndromes including hiv. The HIV antibody test can take 3 or more months to turn positive, so to diagnose acute HIV we need to do a HIV RNA test. ...Read more
Does an ear infection cause a runny nose and chesty cough trying to get mucus off the chest? Chest clear, throat fine.
No--however: This pattern of symptoms/problems are often linked to a triggering virus. The virus moves into the airway and structures of the head and causes an accumulation of fluid behind the eardrum.Germs invade the ear through the drainage tube to the throat (Eustachian tube) causing a bacterial middle ear infection as a secondary event.The extra symptoms result from viral irritation to the airways. ...Read more
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