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Why Is My Nose Running When I 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
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Still healing: The normal lymphatic drainage of the nasal and septal mucosa ('skin' inside the nose) takes quite a long time to recover occasionally. Don't give up hope - this will likely improve. Atropine nasal spray could be used temporarily if this is really bothering you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Nasal Congestion: Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the morning. ...Read more
Try OTC meds: If you havent already, try an over the counter anti-histamine. Also you should try a salt water nasal rinse also over the counter. If these dont work consider and md visit (primary, allergist, or ent). ...Read more
It may be allergies: Try to determine if there is a known trigger causing your runny nose. Keeping a journal might be helpful with this. Also try an over the counter antihistamine for a week and see if you notice an improvement. Ultimately you may need to see an ENT for further evaluation and you might even be a candidate for allergy testing. ...Read more
Proper diagnosis: I know my answers to many questions are similar but the questions are similar. You want to know why your nose runs and why it hurts. There are several possibilities. Nasal allergy, nasal polyps, deviated nasal septum, over use of nose drops are but a few. So my answer is find out what is wrong. See the appropriate physician and have the correct diagnosis made. Treatment will follow. ...Read more
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