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Is There Such A Thing As Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
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
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
Is the use of petrolleum jelly safe inside the nose in case of perennial allergic rhinitis for prevention for dryness and allergen entry in the nose ?
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
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 ?
If only symptom is blocked nose (70 % of the time) how likely is it to be allergic rhinitis..?no runny nose and itchiness
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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