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Please help docs! where does rhinitis come from?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Many forms

Rhinitis means inflammation of the nose.
This inflammation can be from allergies, infections (viral or bacterial), irritant (smoke, perfumes), food (gustatory), rarely spinal fluid leak, nares -non-allergic rhinitis with eosinophilia; associated with pregnancy or even certain medications. An allergist or ENT can assist in determining the cause of rhinitis and the best treatment.

In brief: Many forms

Rhinitis means inflammation of the nose.
This inflammation can be from allergies, infections (viral or bacterial), irritant (smoke, perfumes), food (gustatory), rarely spinal fluid leak, nares -non-allergic rhinitis with eosinophilia; associated with pregnancy or even certain medications. An allergist or ENT can assist in determining the cause of rhinitis and the best treatment.
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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