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By Andrew Ellsworth
Prairie Doc 

Sniff, sniff, sniff ... That darned runny nose

 

October 6, 2022

When your nose runs, although it may not slow you down, it can be annoying. This time of year, it's difficult to know if your runny nose is from a cold, allergies or another reason. 

Rhinitis can be broadly defined as inflammation of the nasal membrane.

Sometimes a runny nose is from allergies, caused by allergens in the air, such as trees, grass, weeds, molds, dust mites or pet dander. Allergy symptoms often include sneezing, an itchy or runny nose and itchy, watery or red eyes.  

A runny nose can also be caused by a virus, like a cold. As the weather changes, and with school back in s...



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