Doctors for Allergic Rhinitis in Yattingudda, Hubli-Dharwad
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Allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, is an allergic response to specific allergy causing substances called allergens. Some typical allergens are grass, dust, pollen, dust, cat saliva and mold. Meanwhile, sneezing, coughing, extremely dry or itchy skin, fatigue and sore throat are some of the common symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
HOW IS ALLERGIC RHINITIS DIAGNOSED?
Allergic rhinitis is diagnosed by the ENT specialist. He will perform a physical exam and ask a few questions about the condition. A few tests may be suggested like skin testing, RAST tests and CBC test to help detect the allergy.
HOW IS ALLERGIC RHINITIS TREATED?
Intranasal Corticosteroids are the preferred treatment. Antihistamines is used to reduce inflammation. Pseudoephedrine is also used for vasomotor rhinitis.