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Constantly Runny Nose?
It May Be Chronic Rhinitis

Constantly Irritated, Stuffy, and Runny Nose - Is This You?

A single runny nose is normally a minor inconvenience. After a few sniffles and a facial tissue or two, the runny nose will likely resolve. However, chronic rhinitis sufferers know that a constant runny nose is a troubling, frustrating, and irritating problem.

What chronic rhinitis sufferers may not know is that the condition is often an alarming signal that something more serious than a basic cold or minor runny nose is the true issue. There is likely a reason the inflammation in your nose refuses to go away.

Do you know what is causing your chronic rhinitis? 

Regardless of the cause, chronic rhinitis is not a life sentence with the right help. The caring physicians at Noel ENT specialize in treating chronic rhinitis. We can help you determine the cause of your rhinitis, and more importantly, bring you long-lasting relief. Read below to learn more about chronic rhinitis, or start on your path to relief by scheduling your appointment with Noel ENT now.

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woman suffering from Chronic runny nose

Will your runny nose ever come to an end? What chronic rhinitis is and how to stop it.

An occasional runny nose is common, but it should never be constant. When your nose continues to run for weeks, months, or even years, it becomes clear that the cause is not being addressed. When the cause of your rhinitis is not addressed, there is no end to your suffering in sight and you may begin to lose hope.

Rhinitis is when the inner lining of your nose is inflamed. Chronic rhinitis is a runny nose (inflammation) and related symptoms that continue for at least four straight weeks. If left untreated, your chronic rhinitis may continue for months or years.

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woman suffering from Chronic runny nose

How chronic rhinitis is running away with your happiness.

When your nose is inflamed, it can be hard to give the world your best. You are constantly reaching for the tissue box and your nose and face become irritated, which impacts your ability to enjoy your surroundings and activities. Your symptoms may also lead others to believe that you have a contagious condition, causing a host of other issues that make happiness harder to find.

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Do I have chronic rhinitis? The painful, annoying, and frustrating symptoms of chronic rhinitis.

Mentioned above, chronic rhinitis sufferers experience inflammation in the nose for more than four weeks. While commonly associated with a runny nose, other issues arise due to nasal inflammation.

In addition to having a constant runny nose, symptoms of chronic rhinitis Include:

  • Itchiness
  • Congestion
  • Sneezing
  • Post-nasal drip

Why won’t this stop!?

The Causes of Chronic Rhinitis

Rhinitis is classified as either allergic or non-allergic, meaning the cause of rhinitis is allergies (an allergic reaction) or non-allergic.

Common allergies that trigger chronic rhinitis include:

  • Mold
  • Ragweed
  • Pets (dander)
  • Mites
  • Pollen

Non-allergic causes include:

  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Irritants (fragrances, cleaning products, etc.)
  • Pregnancy
  • Prescription Medications

The exact cause of your non-allergic chronic rhinitis may be determined with the help of an ENT. The cause of your rhinitis may also dictate the type of treatment you will receive, whether RhinAer™, surgery, or an alternative treatment option.

Stop a Runny Nose: Home Remedies for Stuffy Nose

While home remedies for runny nose won’t get to the root of the problems or stop a runny nose all together, they may give you a little relief while waiting to see an ENT. Some home remedies for a constant runny nose include:

  • Rinsing your sinuses
  • Using a humidifier
  • Drinking plenty of liquids

Find relief here! Escape from chronic rhinitis with Noel ENT

Noel ENT specializes in treating ear, nose, and throat conditions, including chronic rhinitis. We bring the highest quality personalized care to patients like you in Lafayette and Abbeville, Louisiana.

Are you ready to find relief from your suffering? Further explore your condition and available treatment options with the help of the physicians at Noel ENT.

Start today by scheduling your visit to Noel ENT.

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  1. Allergies and Hay Fever (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  2. FDA Clearance and U.S. Launch of Innovative Nonsurgical Procedure for Chronic Rhinitis (Medical Device News Magazine)