5 doctors weighed in:
What's your opinion on treating rhinitis?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Avoid allergens
Assume that you mean chronic rhinitis.
Acute rhinitis is usually a "cold" most often caused by rhinoviruses and are self-limited-they will clear without anything more than an over the counter decongestant like pseudophedrine .To treat chronic you must address allergies: change air filters in heating/cooling system often, avoid dust, smoke, pollens and pets may be a cause as well.

In brief: Avoid allergens
Assume that you mean chronic rhinitis.
Acute rhinitis is usually a "cold" most often caused by rhinoviruses and are self-limited-they will clear without anything more than an over the counter decongestant like pseudophedrine .To treat chronic you must address allergies: change air filters in heating/cooling system often, avoid dust, smoke, pollens and pets may be a cause as well.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
Thank
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Important to treat
Chronic rhinitis due to allergies is more than just a "nasal problem" as most patients have additional symptoms of fatigue, sleep disruption, social or emotional impact, and even secondary problems like fluid behind the ears, sinus infections or asthma.
Proper diagnosis and treatment is important to improve quality of life!

In brief: Important to treat
Chronic rhinitis due to allergies is more than just a "nasal problem" as most patients have additional symptoms of fatigue, sleep disruption, social or emotional impact, and even secondary problems like fluid behind the ears, sinus infections or asthma.
Proper diagnosis and treatment is important to improve quality of life!
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
67M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors