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Why does cold weather cause runny noses?

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Paige Wiza

January 24, 2020 6:32PM

   A couple different cold-weather factors contribute to there being just too much fluid for the nose to hold (gross, I know, but true).

   First, because winter air tends to be very dry, the nose has to produce a lot of extra fluid to humidify it properly on its way to the lungs. Sometimes it makes so much that it runs right out the end of the nose.

   What’s more, when that warm, moisturized air gets breathed back out into cold, dry surroundings, it condenses on the cold tip of the nose, adding even more fluid.
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vanoj panchalingam

February 08, 2020 5:40PM

   it is cause the cold air in the oxegen will go through your mouth or nose
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Emmanuella Umoh

February 03, 2020 6:56AM

   When we breathe in, our noses warm the air and add moisture to it as it travels down into our lungs. Cold, dry air irritates your nasal lining, and as a result, your nasal glands produce excess mucus to keep the lining moist.
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Kennedi Cicerella

January 29, 2020 12:05AM

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Tanya Sampson

January 29, 2020 12:39PM

   kinda like pepper
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Cameron Browning

February 01, 2020 3:43AM

   Not Cool Not Cool you hate getting sick me too try to stay safe
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Haneen Issa

February 09, 2020 8:44PM

   because it just does

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cacee jay tv

February 01, 2020 3:52PM

   because when our body is cold,theair is ussualy dry so this makes the noise very active to realise muisture
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Denise Zhao

January 28, 2020 11:45PM

   because it to cold so your nose turn red
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B PRE

February 07, 2020 1:22AM

   Cold weather is a frequent cause of runny noses. The chillier weather can make your nose dry, causing it to work harder to make sure air entering your lungs is warm and humid. The cold weather can dry out your mucous membranes and cause your nose to run.
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Hey Jingli

February 01, 2020 4:51AM

   When we breathe in, our noses warm the air and add moisture to it as it travels down into our lungs. Cold, dry air irritates your nasal lining, and as a result, your nasal glands produce excess mucus to keep the lining moist. A runny nose is one of the most typical symptoms of the common cold.
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Zipporah Hart-Russell

February 10, 2020 6:59PM

   because its really COLD
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Logan Jones-Gibson

February 03, 2020 10:18PM

   cold weather modifies your nose to turn red, be cold/important answer is it makes your nose turn numb so you can't control your runny nose
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Michael Legarde

February 04, 2020 4:46PM

   When we breathe in, our noses warm the air and add moisture to it as it travels down into our lungs. Cold, dry air irritates your nasal lining, and as a result, your nasal glands produce excess mucus to keep the lining moist. ... A runny nose is one of the most typical symptoms of the common cold.
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Jack Sukla

February 06, 2020 12:37PM

   The mucus membrane that lines the nose cavity produces fluid and mucus. This fluid not only helps keep off allergens, pollens from entering into our system but it also helps warm up and humidify the air we breathe in during respiration for our lungs. Our lung tissue are very sensitive, so during winter the air is dry and cold so the membrane increases the fluid production to cope with this situation.

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LILYGRACE KRUEGER

February 06, 2020 6:41PM

   because of the way your body feels and how it works
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IAN HUMMEL - STUDENT

February 06, 2020 8:07PM

   because your nose is sad it cat be warm
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Luke Zang

February 10, 2020 11:37PM

   Cuz of joe mama
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Wiki User

February 06, 2020 9:44AM

   cause its to hot
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Georgina Lamdin

January 31, 2020 4:14PM

   hi
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YAENA RHEE

January 31, 2020 12:49AM

   A couple of could weathers make you sick because there's a lot in cold weather. Cold weather makes you cold, and loose your body heat. You can get sick, and get a high fever. It shouldn't be good to have a cold weather, it causes runny noses because the body heat you had, is to keep good
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Brooklyn Wilkerson

January 29, 2020 5:06PM

   Because it freezing the snot. So the result is that your nose runs
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THAM YANKEI

January 29, 2020 1:01PM

   As the old joke goes, "If your nose runs, and your feet smell, you're built upside down!" Kidding aside, there are many reasons we get runny noses — technically known as rhinorrhea. When you have a cold or the flu, the mucous membranes that line the cavities in your nose produce a combination of mucus and fluid designed to fight off and wash away the germs. The nose also produces extra mucus after exposure to an allergen, whether it's pollen, animal dander, or something else. Crying hard can also cause excess liquid to drain from the duct in the inner corner of the eyelid into the nasal cavities and out through the nose.

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