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Posted by: Mark | 2006/04/06

Swimming

After swimming I always have water running out my nose. This usually happens hours after coming out of the water. It's sometimes embarrassing. Is this normal?

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Hi mark

Watery nose or rhinitis can occur with an allergic reaction. It's possible that the pool you're swimming in could have too much chlorine. An anti histamine ( preferably a non sedating one) which is an anti allergy medication may help relieve the symptoms.

Dr P

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