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Problem of running nose after exercise?

Problem of running nose after exercise?

Probably: exercise induced rhinitis. This is a form, and more common than you think, of non-allergic rhinitis. It appears to be related to hyperactivity of "cholinergic" glands. Review this with your doctor as there are treatments. Alternatively, it also could be related to an exposure in your exercise environment too. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Running nose, nasal congestion, and a cough, would it be okay to run or exercise?

Running nose, nasal congestion, and a cough, would it be okay to run or exercise?

Probably: You may have an upper respiratory viral illness. If you develop fever, shortness of breath, worsening cough, or green discharge you should be seen by a doctor! ...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 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 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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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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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