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Is there such a thing as perennial allergic rhinitis?

Is there such a thing as perennial allergic rhinitis?

YES: Perennial means that the condition stays most of the year, as opposed to seasonal. Examples of perennial allergic rhintis are those associated to exposure to dust and molds. These are usually indoor and difficult to get rid of. ...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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Immunotherapy for 18 months, IgE 850 but no improvement in perennial allergic rhinitis.Help me.

Immunotherapy for 18 months, IgE 850 but no improvement in perennial allergic rhinitis.Help me.

See below: Immunotherapy is a way to treat one's allergies. It is effective in 80% of patients which means in 20% of patients will not respond to immunotherapy. In some cases the dose that one starts at on it may need to be adjusted as tolerated by the patient. ...Read more

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Pt with perennial allergic rhinitis and a deviated nasal septum, how can I treat this?

Pt with perennial allergic rhinitis and a deviated nasal septum, how can I treat this?

Deviated septum: a deviated septum can be corrected surgically to bring the septum to the midline. If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I have perennial allergic rhinitis.I try everything.Can laser desensitization of nasal mucosa is the last cure ?

I have perennial allergic rhinitis.I try everything.Can laser desensitization of nasal mucosa is the last cure ?

Allergic rhinitis: I have not heard about laser desensitization and I am a fellow in the american academy of otolaryngic allergists. This treatment, if it exists, has not been tested and approved. You need to be tested to see what you are allergic to and treated appropriately. You can get shots or you can put drops under the tongue (sublingual immunotherapy) for effective treatment. These are the treatments i know. ...Read more

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Daily sinus headache due to regular intake of antihistamines for perennial allergic rhinitis.Please help.Great difficulty in doing work.Taking arinac.

Daily sinus headache due to regular intake of antihistamines for perennial allergic rhinitis.Please help.Great difficulty in doing work.Taking arinac.

Allergist: You need not suffer as you do... Taking antihistamines will mask the symptoms, but not solve the problem. Allergy treatment will help your body become desensitized to the allergens that affect you. See an allergist asap. ...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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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

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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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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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