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Thyroid Hormonal 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
NonAllergicRhinitis: Comprehensive medical history and physical exam is often sufficient. A long list of things are implicated in nonallergic rhinitis, hormonal being one. If presentation suggests hypothyroidism, appropriate labs should be performed. Tests to rule out systemic causes that may mimic rhinitis such as immunologic conditions (e.g. Sarcoidosis, wegners) may be indicated as suggested by clinical presentatio. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I read about how hormonal changes can cause rhinitis. I've had rhinitis almost permanently for over two years now. Could contraceptives be the reason?
I heard that hormonal changes can lead to rhinitis with nasal congestion in women.Pls can u advice;changes of which female harmones can lead to this?
No: Although we know that changes of hormones are associated with changes of allergic sensitivities, these are highly variable among women. For example, in pregnant women with allergic rhinitis, we know that about one third of them will see their allergies get worse during pregnancy, a third will stay the same, and a third will get better. There are no recommendations about which hormones to avoid, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I heard that hormonal changes can lead to rhinitis with nasal congestion in women.Pls can u advice which harmones lead to this problems so can get hrt?
Seek help asap: Please find a physician in your area that specializes in hrt for women. There are too many variables to answer your question adequately on this forum. ...Read more
Rhinitis 8 yrs, IgE 867, use many antihistamines, allergy shots, nasal sprays.Sinusitis after stoppage of sneezing.How to stop all this?Is hormonal cause?
2nd opinion: I presumed you have had a workup by an allergist who has instructed you on the proper technique on the nasal spray and you have followed the instructions on avoidance measures. Have you tried Dymista or singulair (montelukast) yet? And yes, hormone can affect nasal congestion being most evident in some women during pregnancy. I would seek a 2nd opinion from another allergist if symptoms remain uncontrolled. ...Read more