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If only symptom is blocked nose (70 % of the time) how likely is it to be allergic rhinitis..?no runny nose and itchiness

If only symptom is blocked nose (70 % of the time) how likely is it to be allergic rhinitis..?no runny nose and itchiness

Nasal congestion.: You can have allergic rhinitis without symptoms of runny nose or sneezing, itchy nose. You may only notice the congestion. Not all the symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis may be present. ...Read more

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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Can allergic rhinitis cause frontal sinus pain? No discolored mucus just clear runny nose

Can allergic rhinitis cause frontal sinus pain? No discolored mucus just clear runny nose

Sinusitis can...: Perhaps, but it is still likely due to an occlusion of drainage of the sinus. Most sinusitis is not a bacterial infection without signs such as discolored nasal mucous, increasing sinus pain, possibly fever, and usually has been going on for at least a week. Sinusitis can still occur from allergies or viral infections, and can present with clear mucus. Try afrin nasal, decongestants. ...Read more

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Don't have a runny nose or constantly sneezing how can I have allergic rhinitis only thing I have is a swollen turbinates & irritated middle septum ?

Don't have a runny nose or constantly sneezing how can I have allergic rhinitis only thing I have is a swollen turbinates & irritated middle septum ?

Possible: You don't need runny nose for diagnosing Allergic Rhinitis, esp if you have swollen nasal turbinates ancnad congestion which is the main criterion for its diagnosis. Let your doctor see u in follow up after using meds as prescribed. ...Read more

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Is non-allergic rhinitis common in asthma? cough and mild wheezing are the only symptoms of asthma. No allergies- constant runny nose

Is non-allergic rhinitis common in asthma? cough and mild wheezing are the only symptoms of asthma. No allergies- constant runny nose

All connected: In Chinese medicine, your lungs are connected to your entire respiratory system, including your lungs, your throat, your bronchial tubes, and your nose. So if your lungs are weak in something like asthma it would be likely that you'd also have a runny nose. It means that you need some strengthening of your lungs, and you should probably quit smoking. ...Read more

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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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Please suggest what food to eat during hay fever and runny nose?

Please suggest what food to eat during hay fever and runny nose?

Good nutrition: Is important for the immune system....Easting a balanced diet won't "cure" your symptoms..But it is a good idea to do so. No specific foods have been shown to get rid of those symptoms. ...Read more

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Can hay fever just be runny nose and sneezing? And how do you stop the annoying symptoms?

Can hay fever just be runny nose and sneezing?  And how do you stop the annoying symptoms?

Also itchy eyes: These are the most typical symptoms but one can also see itchy, watery eyes. There are many medications , some of which are otc, that can most likely be helpful in controlling symptoms. ...Read more

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I have terrible hay fever and symptoms are acting up big time - runny nose, red eyes, sneezing, congestion. What can I do? What medication works best?

I have terrible hay fever and symptoms are acting up big time - runny nose, red eyes, sneezing, congestion. What can I do? What medication works best?

Multiple: Anti histamine as a start steroids nose spray eye drop such as patnol make sure you know what you are allergic to as you may start these medication next year before the season hits you as preemptive. ...Read more

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Concerned about exposure to chemicals, what to do?

Concerned about exposure to chemicals, what to do?

Why do you ask?: Nowadays it is impossible to avoid exposure to human-made chemicals, just as the world has always been full of Nature's chemicals. If you buy into the "pop" claim that you have "multiple chemical sensitivity" or that smells or some hidden chemical are making you sick, you will never feel well again. You can't go through life being afraid and avoidant. Focus on positives, especially fitness. ...Read more

Hay Fever (Definition)

Hay fever has nothing to do with hay and there is no fever. It is allergic rhinitis. About 20% of people develop rhinitis. Rhinitis is inflammation of the nose due to overactivity of t cells in the nose. Mild irritants will increase symptoms, i.e., irritant rhinitis. In 80% of rhinitis cases there is allergic antibody production so there is also an ...Read more