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Are allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis chronic?

Are allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis chronic?

Usually: Although many people with allergic rhinitis only have symptoms during the peak pollen seasons depending on what they are allergic to. ...Read more

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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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Allergic rhinitis course?

Allergic rhinitis course?

lifetime: It waxes and wanes with the seasons but returns annually forever. Claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, and Allegra are your best choices during the day; Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night;; Pseudoephedrine combos when it's really bad. ...Read more

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Is non-allergic rhinitis chronic?

Is non-allergic rhinitis chronic?

Yes and no: It can be, but often times it is not. ...Read more

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What is vasomotor rhinitis?

What is vasomotor rhinitis?

Anything else: Allergic rhinitis is rhinitis symptoms (congestion, runny nose, sneezing, postnasal drainage) from allergens (plant pollen, mold spores, dust mites). Vasomotor rhinitis is usually caused by irritants: strong smells, smoke, dust, changes in temperature and humidity, hot or spicy food, among others. ...Read more

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Descirbe rhinitis medicamentosa & post-nasal drip?

Descirbe rhinitis medicamentosa & post-nasal drip?

Rhinitis: Rhinitis medicamentosa is nasal congestion, ruuny nose, or other nasal symptoms caused by the use of a medication. Post nasal drip refers to mucus from the nose that runs down the back of the throat. ...Read more

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What is a gustatory rhinitis?

What is a gustatory rhinitis?

Food related: Gustatory rhinitis is typically clear runny nose after eating. Frequently, the food is hot and spicy but not always. There is a specific nasal spray that can be helpful. To read a little more about gustatory rhinitis, see my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2012/11/does-your-nose-run-like-a-faucet-when-you-eat/. ...Read more

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What causes allergic rhinitis?

What causes allergic rhinitis?

Allergic sensitivity: Allergic rhinitis is most commonly due to sensitization to pollens (tree, grass or weeds), animal dander, or dust mite; and even some indoor sensitizers like cockroach, mouse or fungi. The body makes "allergic antibody", or IgE, against the allergen. When inhaled/deposited on the mucosa, immune cells in the nose become activated causing the typical constellation of symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes olfactory or gustatory hallucinations?

What causes olfactory or gustatory hallucinations?

Hallucinations: Causes can be central or peripheral. An example of central olfactory hallucinations is head injury or temporal lobe seizures or migraines or strokes. An example of peripheral olfactory is sinusitis or upper respiratory infection. An example of gustatory is epilepsy or schizophrenia or illicit substances. ...Read more

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About allergic rhinitis?

About allergic rhinitis?

What?: This is inflammation of the tissues of the lining of the nasal passages induced by infiltration by immune modulating cells as a result of "allergic" reactions to a foreign chemical antigen. It results in tissue swelling, fluid production, itching, redness and general misery with congestion, coughing and other symptoms. ...Read more

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What is irritant rhinitis?

Non-allergic: 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 an also allergic component. In the other 20% of cases no allergic antibodies are produced and symptoms are only aggravated by mild irritants. ...Read more

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Can pollen cause seasonal allergies?

Can pollen cause seasonal allergies?

Often is the cause: Pollen released from flowers and plants is often a cause for hay fever (seasonal allergies). Spring & summer time is the most challenging time for allergy sufferers. Some people find relief by eating honey that is produced locally because it can help build some tolerance to the pollen that causes one's hay fever. ...Read more

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Can allergy cause nasal voice?

Can allergy cause nasal voice?

Yes: The symptoms of nasal allergies include sneezing, itching, runny nose, nasal congestion and often itchy, watery eyes. The nasal congestion can lead to a nasal tone to the voice. Anything that causes nasal congestion and/or obstruction could lead to a nasal voice. ...Read more

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Is allergic rhinitis can affect vocal cords?

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Is allergic rhinitis can affect vocal cords?

Yes: If you have a lot of post-nasal drips, it can irritate the vocal cord. If you need to breathe through your mouth because of nasal obstruction, your throat may feel dry from the mouth-breathing. ...Read more

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Chronic rhinitis related to tinnitus?

Not usually: Chronic rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa and is commonly caused by allergy. As such, it is not directly related to an up-regulation of electrical activity in the auditory nervous system, which is now known to be the etiology of the perception of sound in the ear in the absence of an external stimulus (tinnitus). ...Read more

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Is nasal allergy or nasal rhinitis has connection to a food allergy?

Is nasal allergy or nasal rhinitis has connection to a food allergy?

Maybe: Could be food allergies or intolerances (notice how long after you eat a suspect food this starts), but more likely inhalant allergy or reaction to pollution or smoke. Cleaning up your diet with fresh veggies, fruits, fiber can help, avoiding the "whites" refined sugar, flour, etc and chemicals found in diet foods. Powdered (not tablet) vit c (3000 mg) helps symptoms, butterbur, quercetin, too. ...Read more

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Is allergic rhinitis contagious?

Is allergic rhinitis contagious?

Allergy: Allergic rhinitis is not contagious. It is not an infectious disease, thus you cannot transmit or be infected by allergies. ...Read more

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Is non-allergic rhinitis a chronic condition?

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It usually is: Unless the problem is caused by medication, thyroid disease, hormonal changes(pregnancy ), or aspirin-sensitivity. Then one would expect the problem to resolve once the underlying condition has been treated. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies cause asthma?

Yes: Seasonal pollenosis (the spring time pollen season) can be a trigger for asthma as well seasonal rhinitis and conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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What is rhinitis allergy?

Nasal Inflammation: Rhinitis is inflammation of the nose. It is most frequently caused by allergies to pollen, dust mites, cat dander etc. Thus allergic rhinitis. It is usually treated with over the counter anti-histamines or prescription inhaled corticosteroid sprays. ...Read more