rhinorrhea


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rhinorrhea

 [ri″no-re´ah]
the free discharge of a thin nasal mucus.
cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through the nose, usually due to skull fracture.

rhi·nor·rhe·a

(rī'nō-rē'ă),
A discharge from the nose.
[rhino- + G. rhoia, flow]

rhinorrhea

/rhi·nor·rhea/ (-re´ah) the free discharge of a thin nasal mucus.
cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea  discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through the nose.

rhinorrhea

(rī′nō-rē′ə)
n.
Discharge from the nasal mucous membrane, especially when excessive, as with an allergy or infection.

rhinorrhea

[rī′nôrē′ə]
Etymology: Gk, rhis + rhoia, flow
1 the free discharge of a thin watery nasal fluid.
2 the flow of cerebrospinal fluid from the nose after an injury to the head.

rhinorrhea

Medtalk → Vox populi Runny nose

rhi·nor·rhe·a

(rī'nōr-ē'ă)
A discharge from the nasal mucous membrane.
Synonym(s): rhinorrhoea.
[rhino- + G. rhoia, flow]

rhinorrhea

Watery discharge from the nose. This is usually due to RHINITIS, but following a head injury with a fracture of the base of the skull, a persistent drip from the nose may be due to leakage of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID from the brain cavity.

rhi·nor·rhe·a

(rī'nōr-ē'ă)
Discharge from nose.
Synonym(s): rhinorrhoea.
[rhino- + G. rhoia, flow]

rhinorrhea

the free discharge of a thin nasal mucus.

cerebrospinal rhinorrhea
discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through the nose, usually due to skull fracture.

Patient discussion about rhinorrhea

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Q. When seasons change , a lot of people suffer of runny nose and other common allergy symptoms , why is it always like that when seasons change ?

A. Seasonal changes tend to cause a lot of allergic reactions, and that is a known fact with no known mechanism. It is thought that perhaps the more atopic (bound to have allergies) people are, and with an atopic family histroy, they will develope more allergies during seasonal changes. One theory is that the environmental allergens, such as flower seeds or particles, tend to be in a higher shift and so they are more "in the air". Others believe it has to do with viral infections.

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No difference in microbial shedding occurred in volunteers with rhinorrhea according to whether they wore a mask (37.
The patient was well until postoperative day 5, when he developed CSF rhinorrhea during straining.
For example, our observation that antiviral drug use was negatively associated with reported rhinorrhea may be due to the effect of treatment or may have resulted from a relative disinclination of providers to prescribe antiviral drugs for patients with rhinorrhea, on the basis of an assumption that nasal symptoms make influenza infection less likely (25).
Rhinorrhea, echocardiographic findings, elevated IgE, very high bone marrow and peripheral eosinophilia and absence of fever suggest IHES more than chronic eosinophilic pneumonia (CEP) in this case.
Although several recent studies showed that CSF can be identified by use of different electrophoretic methods designed to separate transferrin isoforms (21-25), the differential diagnosis of CSF otorrhea and rhinorrhea remains notoriously difficult.
The clinical signs and symptoms of HBoV2 and HBoV positive patients included cough, fever, sputum production, crackles, wheezing, rhinorrhea, cyanosis, vomiting, and diarrhea (Table 1).
Botox also was superior when symptoms were evaluated separately: Nasal obstruction was improved from 12 weeks onward, sneezing from 8 weeks onward, and rhinorrhea from 4 weeks onward.
3-8) One year after the publication of these principles, general pediatricians in private practices in northern Virginia still prescribed antibiotics for one in three children with uncomplicated acute purulent rhinorrhea.
Physicians frequently encounter patients with rhinorrhea or otorrhea from a variety of infectious, allergic, or inflammatory etiologies.
Attacks occur five or more times a day, typically last 2-30 minutes, and often are accompanied by autonomic symptoms such as lacrimation, rhinorrhea, eyelid edema, and miosis, but not restlessness or agitation, which are more characteristic of cluster headache.
In contrast, patients in this study who were treated with powered inferior turbinoplasty demonstrated significant improvement in all subjective and objective measures, including nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, sneezing and postnasal drip," said Bo Lewis, senior director of marketing for the ENT business at Medtronic.
A 34-year-old woman presented with a long history of halitosis and unilateral offensive, purulent rhinorrhea.