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Runny nose (rhinitis) treatment

A rhinitis or runny nose, which occurred as the reaction to hypothermia or infection, does not virtually need treatment in the acute form. The warm drinking, sparing regime, and the runny nose will pass off on its own in a week.


It is a different matter if the runny nose recurs very frequently or lasts for more than 7 days. The nasal stuffiness usually affects our psychological and emotional state as wells the functioning of the whole organism. That is why, you should not delay your visit to the doctor in order to detect and eliminate the causes of the chronic rhinitis.


There are many causes of the chronic nasal stuffiness:

  • decreased immunity and, as a result, frequent acute rhinitis;
  • deflection of nasal septum;
  • nose traumas;
  • allergic reaction or lengthy impact of harmful or irritating substances on the nasal mucosa (dust, wool, noxious vapors etc.);
  • concomitant ENT diseases (maxillary sinusitis, sinusitis, chronic tonsillitis, adenoids);
  • impairment of blood circulation, caused by the cardio-vascular diseases;
  • ricochet rhinitis as the reaction to the intake of vasoconstrictive agents;
  • intake of certain medications. 


In addition, the nasal stuffiness just irritates, the chronic rhinitis can lead to different diseases and health issues.

The complications, which can cause the chronic rhinitis, include:

  • cerebral hypoxia (oxygen deprivation);
  • increased fatigability;
  • chronic fatigue;
  • cardio-vascular disorders;
  • high pressure;
  • body weight gain;
  • apnea (suspension of breathing during sleep).


For finding out the cause of the chronic rhinitis, the doctor performs examination as well as laboratory analysis of mucoid discharges for excluding the presence of the focus of infection.

For identifying the cause of the chronic rhinitis, the doctor prescribes a respective medication or procedural treatment. In case of suspicion of the allergic rhinitis, the doctor will order consultation with the allergist. If the chronic rhinitis was caused by the adenoids, tonsillitis and deflected nasal septum, the surgical treatment is recommended for eliminating the causes.


In Oxford Medical clinic, there are all necessary conditions for removing adenoids, correction of the nasal septum or removal of tonsils. Our specialists will conduct necessary ENT procedures for treatment and elimination of the nasal stuffiness.

For making appointment for consultation with ENT doctor, call us or fill out the form on our website. 

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