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    Allergic Rhinitis - Prevention

    Experts don't know how to prevent allergic rhinitis. Being exposed to many allergens, secondhand smoke, and air pollution can irritate the nose and throat and may contribute to how a person develops an allergy.

    You can take steps to reduce the symptoms of allergic rhinitis or to make symptoms less severe.

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