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Why does my nose run when I eat?.

Why does my nose run when I eat?.

Vasomotor Rhinitis: Your symptoms are consistent with a condition known as vasomotor rhinitis. This is not related to infection or allergies. Generally, this is easily treated with a prescription nasal spray spray called atrovent (ipratroprium bromide). See your primary doctor or ENT for full evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my nose always run when I eat even non spicy foods?

Why does my nose always run when I eat even non spicy foods?

Neural response: This phenomenon is usually not allergy. It is most commonly the result of a central triggering of the vagus nerve. This nerve innervates both the blood vessels and the mucus glands of the nasal mucosa. It is possible that an anti-cholinergic nasal spray might control the rhinnorhea (runny nose). It is a perfectly benign condition. ...Read more

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Why does my nose run everytime i eat, drink or do anything. But im not sick.

Why does my nose run everytime i eat, drink or do anything. But im not sick.

Vasomotor Rhinitis: Vasomotor rhinitis can cause clear runny nose with eating and drinking. It seems to be worse with hot temperature, spicy foods, or anything which will increase blood vessel dilation. As we get older we lose some of our vessel constriction ability which is more pronounced during normal states of parasympathetic tone. CSF leak and other causes need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Why does my nose run every time I eat? It also runs when I bend my head forwards.

Why does my nose run every time I eat? It also runs when I bend my head forwards.

Don't worry: Fact is as we get older the sense of smell and taste diminish a bit,however, the lining inside your nose is still very sensitive to many things. I can't answ ep why it happens at the times it does but I would guess that your nose is reacting to your food and mucus cells are activated and causing your nose to run. the very best person to ask is an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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For some reason every time I eat my nose starts running. What is that all about?

For some reason every time I eat my nose starts running. What is that all about?

Vasomotor: This a reflex called vasomotor rhinitis which may also occur with exposure to cold temperatures. It is more of a nuisance disorder but some people obtain results from a certain nasal spray. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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I get running nose, continuous sneezes everytime I take head bath or eat yogurt, what might be the cause, what kind of cautions should I take? Thanks

I get running nose, continuous sneezes everytime I take head bath or eat yogurt, what might be the cause, what kind of cautions should I take? Thanks

Rhinitis: Since there is no other detail (age etc) given, it is difficult to provide you an answer. If eating yogurt causes you to sneeze , avoidance is the only answer. Consider consulting an allergist if you are bothered enough. ...Read more

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My 10 day old child's nose is congested what should I do? She is 10 days old and a little congested. She isn't running a fever and nothing else seems to be wrong. She has started to eat a little less though. Is there anything i can do to relieve the conge

My 10 day old child's nose is congested what should I do? She is 10 days old and a little congested. She isn't running a fever and nothing else seems to be wrong. She has started to eat a little less though. Is there anything i can do to relieve the conge

Reflux: Babies must breathe through their nose. If i had to bet the baby is having silent acid reflux that is burning her nose. Using 1-2 drops of nonmedicated nasal saline drops for babies after each feeding can help. Are you breastfeeding? Try going on a dairy free diet yourself. On formula? Ask your doctor about switching to soy or elemental formula. For any infant breathing issues call your md. ...Read more

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I have sticky thick clear mucus at the back of my throat. My nose is blocked but not running. It hurts to eat. Feels like a giant ball of mucus?

I have sticky thick clear mucus at the back of my throat. My nose is blocked but not running. It hurts to eat. Feels like a giant ball of mucus?

Post nasal drip: This is post nasal drip and is from uncontrolled nasal allergies. You need to have adequate control of your nasal congestion, see an allergist they can help you. ...Read more

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When i eat food my left nostril and my left eye start to run to the point that i need to use a tissue. I had bells palsy 4 years ago on that side.?

When i eat food my left nostril and my left eye start to run to the point that i need to use a  tissue. I had bells palsy 4 years ago on that side.?

Crocodile Tears: This is a result of a mix-wiring of the nerves back. Unfortunately there is nothing you can do about the case of crocodile tears! ...Read more

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Why does my nose run clear when i bend over?

Why does my nose run clear when i bend over?

Rhinorrhea: I would be concerned about a CSF leak. This can occur spontaneously, but it is rare. I would see an ENT to be tested. You might first be treated with a nasal spray. If that works, it rules out a CSF leak. ...Read more

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Why does my nose run for the first few hours of the day when i get less than seven hours of sleep?

Why does my nose run for the first few hours of the day when i get less than seven hours of sleep?

Multiple causes: This is also called rhinorrhea. There are many causes, such as exposure to cold temperatures, infection, allergies, head trauma, lacrimation, genetic disorders, etc. Go to see an ENT specialist to sort it out... If it really bothers you! ...Read more

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Why does my nose run when eating pepper?

Why does my nose run when eating pepper?

Good question: There are three nerves in the nasal lining. The sensory nerves are stimulated by the pepper. Then there is a reflex arc to the central nervous system (brain) and the pathway back to the nose then stimulates the mucous glands in the nasal lining, resulting in the runny nose. The nerve in the nose causing the drainage is the vagus nerve and is part of what we call the autonomic nervous system. ...Read more

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Why does my nose run when I rub my eye? I also get post nasal drip when I rub my eyes

Why does my nose run when I rub my eye? I also get post nasal drip when I rub my eyes

Eyelid pump: When you rub the corner of your eye you do two things. 1. you irritate the eye causing it to tear a bit more, and 2. you are mechanically pumping the tears through the naso-lacrimal apparatus in your eyelid so that those tears head straight for your nose. ...Read more

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Why does my nose run after drinking ice cold water? Why does my runny nose feel cold after this?

Why does my nose run after drinking ice cold water? Why does my runny nose feel cold after this?

VASOMOTOR RHINITIS: VASOMOTOR RHINITIS is inflammation of the nose related to temperature . It can be flared by external extremes of temperature cold or hot. Also food/beverages cold or hot . It may respond to atrovent/Singulair /Zyrtec . ...Read more

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What does my nose run, my legs get itchy, and my eyes water when I excercise? I was exercising in the house.

What does my nose run, my legs get itchy, and my eyes water when I excercise? I was exercising in the house.

If U have forced-: -air heat or AC, as well as animals in the house, it can very well B an allergic reaction that U do not notice unless U R breathing rapidly. Good idea 2 change filters often as well as having them cleaned out. ...Read more

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Why do my nose run?

Why  do my nose run?

Nose run: Nose can run which is called rhinorrhea can be from sensitivity to temperature, smell, odor, smoke etc or seasonal allergic rhinitis. Some people have gustotory rhinorrhea where they have run nose with meals which including profuse sweating. Need to make sure that you do not have nasal polyps. Advise allergy evaluation is it persists. ...Read more

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What can stop my nose from running?

What can stop my nose from running?

Runny nose: Over the counter -- if allergy, antihistamines (zyrtec, allegra) may help if not allergy, the older antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or chlortrimeton have a side effect causing dryness which may work in your favor rx - meds - nasal steroids for allergy or inflammation, Atrovent Nasal Spray drys out nose very well from most any cause. ...Read more