Is non-allergic rhinitis chronic?

Yes and no. It can be, but often times it is not.

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Is non-allergic rhinitis a chronic condition?

It usually is. Unless the problem is caused by medication, thyroid disease, hormonal changes(pregnancy ), or aspirin-sensitivity. Then one would expect the problem to resolve once the underlying condition has been treated. Read more...

Very swollen (obstructive), red turbinates most of the time. Wut does this mean? Allergic rhinitis? Or non allergic rhinitis? Or chronic sinusitis?

It means chronic. Rhinitis, whether allergic or not, allergist evaluation and probably allergy testing would tell, sinusitis can accompany Rhinitis but again, physician evaluation and probably imaging studies would confirm the diagnosis, goodluck. Read more...

What advice can you offer for someone with non-allergic rhinitis?

Avoid irritants. The cause of non-allergic rhinitis is often nasal irritants like strong odors, perfume, car & bus exhausts, even cooking odors. Sudden changes in environmental temperature & humidity can also trigger symptoms. Alcohol - especially wine - may increase nasal congestion. Nasal sprays that are most effective are: ipratropium, astelin, Astepro & patanase. Talk to your pa or np about these. Read more...

Is montilukast usually prescribed for non allergic rhinitis? Does it work? Or is it just for allergic types of rhinitis?

Anti inflammatory. Montelukast is a leukotreine inhibitor, one of many mediators for chronic inflammation, Rhinitis in general denotes inflammation, whether is it of allergic origin doesn't matter, that's why Montelukast is helpful too with asthma of any type and exercise induced asthma (a non-allergic condition), . Read more...

I have non-allergic rhinitis. I wish someone could understand how hard is for me to sleep at night. Everyone who has the same suffers as much as me?

Airway Obstruction. when you can't sleep, nothing in your life is good!! Is it possible there are other factors which are compounding your sleep trouble? Sleep apnea is one example of a disorder that will cause poor sleep. Ask your doc about this at your next visit! . Read more...