rhinorrhea

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rhinorrhea

[‚rin·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
A mucous discharge from the nose.
Escape of cerebrospinal fluid through the nose.
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If I still haven't convinced you to view snot in the same positive light that I do, how about this: In a recent issue of the New York Times, there was a report suggesting that a runny nose is a sign of a strong and functioning immune system.
The annual high grass pollen count - which leaves 95% of sufferers with itchy eyes and runny noses - is set to cause a wave of misery across the country from May through to the first week of August.
This is a cooling blend of decongestant herbs to relieve symptoms like itchy throat, watery eyes and a runny nose.
Neck-up" conditions such as a stuffy head, runny nose, and sneezing are not perceived as being serious conditions in themselves, and the athlete might be allowed to test the waters with a few reps here and there without overexertion.
The antibodies signal mast cells and basophils to release inflammatory chemicals such as histamine, prostaglandins and leukotrienes, which, in turn, trigger allergy-related symptoms like runny nose, scratchy eyes and sneezing.
The radiographs revealed the probable cause of the patient's headaches and runny nose.
Symptoms of nut allergies can range from mild reactions like watery eyes, an itchy throat or a runny nose to severe reactions like eczema, hives, nausea and vomiting.
This leads to "allergy" in adults and cold symptoms in children, such as sneezing, snoring, nasal congestion, and runny nose.
Symptoms of a polluted indoor environment from bacteria, mold and other contaminants include fatigue, runny nose, dry cough, skin irritations and dizziness.
That same subset of children displayed coughing, runny nose, fever, wheezing, and a crackling sound in the lungs.
While scientific evidence connecting mold to health problems remains inconclusive, many believe mold may cause certain adverse health effects ranging from minor symptoms such as eye irritation, cough, runny nose, allergy and asthma to more severe health ailments such as Organic Dust Toxic Syndrome and pulmonary hemosiderosis.