Allergic rhinitis is a diagnosis associated with a group of symptoms affecting the nose. These symptoms occur when you breathe in something you are allergic to, such as dust, animal dander, or pollen. Symptoms can also occur when you eat a food that you are allergic to.
Allergic rhinits symptoms
Symptoms of allergic rhinitis include sniffling, sneezing, runny nose, nasal blockage. It may also present as blocked ear, itchy eyes, chronic cough, breathing problems.
Allergic rhinits treatment
If you are facing these symptoms visit an ENT doctor for physical examination and nasal endoscopy. Further diagnosis is supported by allergy tests and blood for IgE.
Lifestyle modification and avoiding allergens are key management of allergic rhinitis. Certain medication is given to relieve symptoms.