Rhinitis is nasal inflammation that is most often related to allergy. Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) occurs when your body reacts to allergens in the air. This can cause a stuffy or runny nose. Treatments involve medications to help with allergies if the cause is allergic rhinitis. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how rhinitis is caused, symptoms, treatments, and much more.
Allergic Rhinitis-Treatment Overview
Treatment for allergic rhinitis consists of avoiding the specific allergens that cause your symptoms, using medicines, and, in severe cases, getting allergy shots (immunotherapy). You are more likely to need daily treatment if you have symptoms throughout the year. However, if you have allergies during a certain season, you may also need daily treatment at this time.Because allergic rhinitis ...
Allergic Rhinitis-Other Treatment
If medicines cannot control your allergic rhinitis, you may think about having allergy shots (immunotherapy). Allergy shots are small doses of allergens that your doctor injects under your skin. This helps your body "get used to" the allergen, which can result in fewer or less severe symptoms. Allergy shots work best if you are allergic to pollens, animal dander, or dust mites. However, you may ..
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