Why Is My Nose Still Runny?

What is Causing My Nose to Be Runny?

If you have been suffering from nasal drainage, also known as a runny nose or rhinitis, there may be several reasons why. Learn about the potential causes of your runny nose with Breathe Clear Institute. 


One of the symptoms of allergies is a runny nose. Allergies are reactions to a foreign substance. Some common triggers include food, drugs, and the environment. Many people do not realize what they are allergic to but, fortunately, allergy testing lets you know what is triggering your reaction and how you can best be treated. At Breathe Clear, we are able to test for 40 different allergens at the same time. Once the results are in, we recommend the most ideal treatment option to relieve you of your symptoms. 


A cold is one of the most common viral infections. It affects the upper respiratory tract and causes various symptoms including a runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, throat irritation, and a cough. There is no cure for a cold, however there are ways to treat the symptoms including with over-the-counter medications, drinking fluids, and getting plenty of rest. 

Chronic Sinusitis

Your runny nose may be due to chronic sinusitis. Chronic sinusitis is a condition that occurs when an individual’s sinuses are inflamed and infected for a three month period of longer. Other than a runny nose, symptoms consist of congestion, post nasal drip, loss or reduction in sense of smell, and facial pain and pressure in the sinus region. We are currently offering a clinical trial for patients suffering from chronic sinusitis. To see if you qualify and to learn more, visit our website

Environmental and Chemical Irritants

Another reason for your runny nose may be environmental and chemical irritants.  These irritants include particulate matter in air pollutants as well as industrial or chemical products.  Even tires are a source of potentially irritating particles that can get into the atmosphere.   Some people also react to perfumes and cleaning products.    

Schedule an Appointment With Breathe Clear to Relieve Your Runny Nose

When you are experiencing a runny nose beyond the typical, it is important to visit a trusted ENT doctor to get to the root of the issue. At Breathe Clear Institute, we specialize in the management and treatment of conditions affecting the nose and sinuses.  One of the treatments we offer is Clarifix, a simple treatment performed in our office that helps get your runny nose back to normal.  When you’re a patient at Breathe Clear, our team of experts provides you with quality care, taking your unique needs into consideration when determining the best form of treatment. Get the relief you deserve by contacting Breathe Clear today. To make an appointment you can either give us a call and our patient coordinator will assist you, or you can fill out our online contact form.

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