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Treatment options for allergic rhinitis? Thanks!

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Dr. Michael Palumbo
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple options

Clearly it depends on the allergens in question.
First step us environmental control measures such as dust mite covers, pet dander avoidance, mold abatement and keeping windows closed seasonally. Next is medication options including daily antihistamine oral medication as well as nasal antihistamines and nasal steroids. If still symptomatic consider allergy desensitization either injections or wh.

In brief: Multiple options

Clearly it depends on the allergens in question.
First step us environmental control measures such as dust mite covers, pet dander avoidance, mold abatement and keeping windows closed seasonally. Next is medication options including daily antihistamine oral medication as well as nasal antihistamines and nasal steroids. If still symptomatic consider allergy desensitization either injections or wh.
Dr. Michael Palumbo
Dr. Michael Palumbo
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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: Environment & meds

The first best option for allergic rhinitis is to eliminate or reduce the triggers causing the symptoms.
Medications include nasal steroids which work the best in studies and or antihistamines in a nasal spray. Antihistamines by mouth (liquid or tablets) are not as effective as putting the medicine where the problem is but are easier to take. Discuss with your doctor the best options for you.

In brief: Environment & meds

The first best option for allergic rhinitis is to eliminate or reduce the triggers causing the symptoms.
Medications include nasal steroids which work the best in studies and or antihistamines in a nasal spray. Antihistamines by mouth (liquid or tablets) are not as effective as putting the medicine where the problem is but are easier to take. Discuss with your doctor the best options for you.
Dr. Arthur Torre
Dr. Arthur Torre
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