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What is Rhinorrhea? What are the major symptoms and How to Prevent Rhinorrhea(Runny Nose)?


Md Nazimuddin, a twenty four years young man was suddenly being faced severe headache and vomiting, within a short while he became faint and sense less. On urgent basis he was admitted to district hospital at Birbhum under state of west Bengal in India.. He was diagnosed with tuberculosis meningitis as a result of Rhinorrhea. He was recurrently affected with meningitis for the infection through runny nose in winter and rainy season. After several consecutive treatment and neuro surgical procedures he got relief from this severe medical conditions. In this article we are discussing some of the important aspects of Rhinorrhea, a medical condition of runny noses.

What is Rhinorrhea?

It is the medical term for a runny nose. It is  a condition where the nasal tissues produces excess mucus that can drip out of the nostrils or drain into throat. Rhinorrhea can be caused by various factors such as allergies, cold temperatures, irritants, drug, hormonal changes or anatomical problem in the nose or nasal cavity in the human skull. Rhinorrhea can causes discomfort, congestion, sneezing, post nasal drip, throat irritation, headache and ear infection and even severe meningitis.

What are the Symptoms, Diagnoses and Treatment?

The diagnosis of this disease depends on the underlying cause. Close monitoring of the frequency, severity, and triggers of the symptoms are important factors. The sign of inflammation, polyps, foreign bodies and fluid leakages may be the root cause of this disease. Sometimes it is needed blood test, allergy test, nasal swab or imaging test to rule out other causes.

Treatments also vary according to cause. Some cases, may resolve on their own without any intervention. other may require medication , such as as antihistamines, nasal spray or antibiotics. Some people may benefit from saline drops or nasal irrigation to clear the mucus. In rare cases, surgery may be needed to correct deviated septum, remove polyps, or repair a cerebrospinal fluid(CSF) leakage.

Rhinorrhea is a common and usually harmless condition that can affect anyone at any age. However, it can sometimes indicate a serious problem or lead to complications. Therefore, it is important to consult a healthcare provider if  the symptoms s persist for more than 10 days, are severe or interfere with daily activities and these are accompanied by fever, pain or head trauma.

Disclaimer: At the end of the session we are suggesting all to co-relate to health care experts for any medical suggestion. 

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