DISEASES OF THE NOSE, THROAT AND NASOPHARYNX : A CHRONIC RUNNY NOSE (RHINITIS CHRONICA) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Independent process or a symptom of another disease, for example, the presence of a foreign body, inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, chronic adenoiditis. Causes of chronic runny nose can be kidney, heart disease, causing congestion in the nasal cavity. For chronic rhinitis characterized by hypertrophy of the mucous membranes, chiefly of the lower shell, due to the development of cavernous or connective tissue.
Symptoms. Alternate nasal congestion, discharge, heaviness in the head, headaches, weakening (sometimes loss of smell, noises in the ears. When the anterior and posterior rhinoscopy shell uniformly thickened or may be thickened one part, for example, a rear end (hypertrophy rear ends). When rhinoscopy should pay attention to the number and location of discharge.
For secretions, soplease at the bottom of the nasal cavity, you should think of adenoids, hypertrophy of the posterior ends of the lower turbinates; highlight the average nose the go point to disease of the anterior sinus; the presence of secretions in the olfactory slit - a disease of the posterior ethmoidal cells or the sphenoidal sinus.
Prediction in General is good.