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When I drink water or other liquids I often get a very runny nose. Why? Is there something to stop that?
Based on your description of runny nose in association with drinking a variety of beverages, you may have gustatory rhinitis. You should see your physician, who may wish to observe you drinking for a physical examination at the time of symptoms. Evaluation with your physician will help to establish a diagnosis.

Gustatory rhinitis is associated with watery nasal discharge within a few minutes of ingestion of solid or liquid foods. Hot or spicy foods frequently cause symptoms. Gustatory rhinitis typically does not have associated itching, sneezing, congestion or discomfort. Gustatory rhinitis is thought to be related to nerve stimulation, and is frequently treated with anticholinergic nasal sprays such as Ipratropium bromide (Atrovent, Apovent, Ipraxa, Aerovent and Rinatec.)