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.
Expert Advice on Handling Your Nasal Allergies
Do you sneeze at certain times of the year or in all seasons? WebMD tells you how your allergies can be identified.
Understanding the Basics of Hay Fever
Learn more from WebMD about hay fever, both seasonal and year-round.
Hay Fever: How Is It Diagnosed and Treated?
Get the basics on the diagnosis and treatment of hay fever from the experts at WebMD.
Nonallergic Rhinitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about nonallergic rhinitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and remedies.
Got Hay Fever? Get to Work!
With improved over-the-counter allergy drugs, people are able to function better without allergies knocking them down.
Plagued by Pollen?
Preventive tips, treatments, and more: Your survival guide for the spring allergy season.
spring allergies Q&A
How to handle the runny nose, itchy eyes, and sinus pain of spring allergies
A guide to beating nasal allergies, from medication to self-care.
A guide to fighting nasal allergies, from prescription treatments to self-care.
What Can a Specialist Do for Your Allergies?
Turn to a board-certified allergist to tackle your allergies—Dr. Redding explains why.
Allergies: Worst Offenders
Environmental and food allergies can really ruin your day – or month. Learn how to beat your symptoms and breathe easy.
Why You Sneeze And Can It Kill You?
What actually happens when you sneeze? And can an achoo kill you?
Slideshows & Images
Nasal Irrigation: Relief for Colds & Allergy Symptoms
Clogged sinuses and congestion bothering you? Nasal irrigation can relieve sinus symptoms associated with colds and allergies. Learn how to do nasal irrigation with this visual guide.
How to Get Allergy Relief at Home
Get tips for things you can do in your house to ease the sneezing and itchy eyes that are brought on by hay fever.
Top Allergy Kit Must-Haves
Be prepared for your next allergy attack no matter where you go. See which medicines you need in your allergy kit to help relieve symptoms.