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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What is the cause of running nose?

I m not sure if this is the place to ask this, but I m at my wit s end here and I haven t been able to get answers from anywhere. I ve had a severe runny nose (no other symptoms) my entire life and have tried going to different doctors, but no one can diagnose it. I ve been tested for allergies, turbinates (which didn t come back clear, but I had surgery to fix it and I feel exactly the same as I did before the surgery), polyps, multiple chemical sensitivity, sinus fungus, and leaky gut syndome. I ve had blood tests, MRIs, CT scans, hormones checked (all kinds of hormones, including thyroid hormones, etc.), and camera put up my nose. All clear. I ve seen allopaths, naturopaths, homeopaths, chiropractors, accupuncturists, and Chinese herbalists, and none of them could determine the cause or find a diagnosis, or even find anything to help the symptoms. I ve tried allergy drugs, tons of different herbs (not enough room to list all of them), steroid nasal sprays, all kinds of different diets (if you ve heard of the diet, I ve tried it), fasting, exercise, and other things. Not a single thing has ever helped except for kratom. I go through hundreds of tissues a day because of this, sometimes over 1,000. I can t even get a job of any kind because of this (along with my severe insomnia, which my runny nose worsens because it s hard to sleep when your nose is literally running like a faucet, especially when you already have a terrible time sleeping). I can t go anywhere because people stare and make rude comments because I m always blowing my nose, and having to carry so many tissues everywhere can get very difficult. This issue has ruined my life. I couldn t even graduate at a normal high school because of how severe this is. I just want to live a normal life. What s causing this?
Mon, 16 May 2016
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i wiuld like to see your recent ct scan pictures, i can only advice if i examine you. if possible, please send me your ct scan
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What is the cause of running nose?

i wiuld like to see your recent ct scan pictures, i can only advice if i examine you. if possible, please send me your ct scan