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Dr said i ve non allergic rhinitis, i ve no runny nose/sneezing only nasal congestion & chronic inflammation of nasal lining, was it a correct dignosis?

Dr said i ve non allergic rhinitis, i ve no runny nose/sneezing only nasal congestion & chronic inflammation of nasal lining, was it a correct dignosis?

Were you tested?: If you were allergy treated and your test was negative, this is correct. Some individuals have nasal congestion from dust mites and pets but no other symptoms. If you have not seen an allergist, do so now. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


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How does allergic rhinitis cause fatigue and tiredness?

How does allergic rhinitis cause fatigue and tiredness?

Inflammation...: ...Is the cause of allergic rhinitis and many other medical problems. One of the effects of this is to cause fatigue. Rhinitis can also cause breathing and thus sleep problems which can cause fatigue in that way. So treating the rhinitis can help in several different ways. Good luck! ...Read more

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Allergic rhinitis (Tip)

Daily saline nasal washes, regular visits to your doctor/allergist, controlling indoor environement. ...See more

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Is running nose a symptom of allergic rhinitis and/or sinusitis?

Is running nose a symptom of allergic rhinitis and/or sinusitis?

Usually: Usually, allergic rhinitis, but can also be from chronic sinusitis, the latter also associated with headaches around the affected sinuses. ...Read more

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Allergic rhinitis (Tip)

Use air filter small enough to remove smoke particles &amp; mites in your bedroom, other oft-used rooms. ...See more

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Hi doctor I am diagnosed with allergic rhinitis. May i know why my nose will become stuffy when it's about to rain or when the climate changes? Thanks

Hi doctor I am diagnosed with allergic rhinitis. May i know why my nose will become stuffy when it's about to rain or when the climate changes? Thanks

Barometric pressure : It is likely the changes in barometric (air pressure) is affecting you. Talk with your physician about prescription nasal sprays that can keep open your nose and make you less likely to have problems with barometric changes. ...Read more

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Allergic rhinitis (Tip)

Allergy shots are a great help for severe sufferers, especially if allergies also trigger asthma. ...See more

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What are the tests for allergic rhinitis?

What are the tests for allergic rhinitis?

Skin or blood: Skin testing involves placing drops of extracts of pollen, animal dander, mold, dust mite & food on your arms or back. If allergic a small hive appears within 20 minutes. An alternative is rast, a blood test that detects the same allergy antibodies found with skin testing. Sometimes one test is needed to confirm the results of the other. Provocation tests are used in cases of "local" allergy. ...Read more

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