Rhinitis, Exercise-Induced

The athlete, like everyone else, can have multiple problems related to the nose. Because of its prominent position on the face, the nose is frequently involved in trauma, leading to nasal discomfort and potential problems with congestion and leaking of fluid. Athletes also can have other nasal conditions found in the general population, such as allergic rhinitis and nasal infections, which may alter their performance.

Nose Anatomy and Function

The nose has two passageways, which contain the superior, middle, and inferior turbinates, bones that are lined by the same mucosa that ...

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