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New Treatments For Vasomotor Rhinitis
Are there any successful treatments for vasomotor rhinitis and associated coughing durig peak pollen when nasal sprays/antihista./inhalers do not work
Vasomotor rhinitis: By definition, vasomotor rhinitis is not allergies and not infectious. It is related to irritants and not easily treated. Nasal steroid sprays and antihistamine nasal sprays (astepro) are approved for treatment but even with these complete relief is unusual. Avoiding the triggers is helpful but can be impractical. Pollen has nothing to do with vasomotor rhinitis and antihistamines don't work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What r possible treatments of vasomotor rhinitis?Pls can u advice all poss treatm if poss?
Been to ENT but he was not helpful, nhs isnt v.Good in uk
Moms would like that: Don't think so. I think that in order to take down the bad guys you are forced to sit on the carpet or the sofa for long periods of time with exposure to house dust mites or pet dander. You more likely have perennial allergic rhinitis to house dust mites, dog dander or cat dander. ...Read more
Most mornings i wake up with a runny nose and very often have nasal congestion. No temperature & i feel fine. No known allergies. Vasomotor rhinitis?
Combination problems: Congestion after lying down is due to dilation of nasal tissues related to gravity. That said, if your septum was straight you probably wouldn't feel congested. Also, most people have at least mild allergies so when you say "no known" do you mean negative tests? It turns our there is a commin condition called "local allergic rhinitis" where the nose is allergic but tests are negative. See an ent. ...Read more
Vasomotor rhinitis: Vasomotor rhinitis is the old term for non-allergic, non-infectious rhinitis. So it is not allergies and not infections, but runny stuffy nose triggered by irritants such as temperature change, weather, smoke, perfume, etc. Avoidance is best, but not always practical. Topical nasal steroid sprays, the anticholinergic nasal spray atrovent nasal as well as astelin/astepro may all help. ...Read more
Get help: Accurate diagnosis is essential and depends on key elements of your history and testing to rule out allergy. Nasal antihistamines are most effective, alone or in combination with nasal steroid. ...Read more
Tissues: Best med for vasomotor rhinitis is ipratropium spray (atrovent nasal spray). Antihistamine nasal sprays are also useful (patanase, astepro, astelin) but not oral antihistamines. Afrin & other otc nasal decongestants work in a pinch but often lead to overuse, decreasing effectiveness & paradoxically increased congestion, a condition called rhinitis medicamentosa aka medicine nose. See your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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