Allergic Rhinitis is a seasonal cold allergy that has many symptoms like sneezing, red and itchy eyes with a lot of watering, rashes and flu. Allergic Rhinitis can be caused by seasonal changes, pollen, dust, grass, nettle, pets, mould and other triggers. Owing to these allergens, the body starts producing histamine, which is an allergy causing substance.
HOW IS ALLERGIC RHINITIS DIAGNOSED?
It can be diagnosed by: 1. Patch Test 2. Skin Prick test 3. Blood tests for allergies
HOW IS ALLERGIC RHINITIS TREATED?
There is no clear line of treatment for allergic rhinitis. Its occurrence can only be prevented by avoiding known allergens. In case of severe allergies, immunotherapy may be followed.
DID YOU KNOW?
Severe allergic rhinitis leads to acute or chronic sinusitis.