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Overview

Allergic rhinitis is a reaction by our immune system to otherwise harmless allergen. It primarily causes our body to identify and react to harmless external particles wrongly. Therefore, it becomes hugely important for the general physician or an experienced pediatrician to treat such problems swiftly and efficiently without any delay.

Allergic rhinitis Symptoms

Alter getting infected, the symptoms are usually immediate. Following are among the most noticeable allergic rhinitis symptoms that determine the depth and intensity of the affliction:

  • Sneezing
  • A stuffy nose
  • Coughing
  • An itchy nose
  • A runny nose
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Dark circles under the eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • A sore and scratchy throat
  • Frequent headaches
  • Eczema-type symptoms
  • Hives

Causes of Allergic rhinitis

There are a variety of external factors responsible for allergic rhinitis causes. Among those, a few are as follows:

  • Animal dander
  • Dust Mites
  • Mold
  • Grass pollen
  • Pet saliva

Allergic Rhinitis & Asthma

Patients already suffering from diseases like asthma and eczema generally can suffer from extreme forms of allergic rhinitis due to the accompanying traits of such a condition. It is caused mainly when the body falsely identifies harmless dust and mild allergic particles and releases a defense mechanism chemical called histamine. This results in an immense allergic reaction and may require the extensive treatment from a general physician to get rid of such symptoms and problems.

Diagnosing Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis specialists can also perform a few other tests to determine the depth of the problem. This can involve many ways such as skin prick test and radioallergosorbent test with which the doctor can quickly diagnose the probable cause and provide target specific medications.

Allergic Rhinitis Treatment

Allergic rhinitis treatment may involve several medications such as antihistamines that reduce symptoms of the histamine chemical released by our bodies which are triggered by allergic materials. A few of the most common antihistamines used are:

  • Desloratadine (Clarinex)
  • Cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
  • Loratadine (Claritin)
  • Fexofenadine (Allegra)
  • Levocetirizine (Xyzal)

To find Allergic rhinitis doctors near you, we, at mfine, have a list of medical experts at your doorstep who can help treat such problems.

If you are a victim to such afflictions on a regular basis, then make haste and book your specialists at mfine today.

Pediatrician

Dr. Tellis Cajetan

Dr. Tellis Cajetan

MD- Pediatrics, Doctor of Medicine (Pediatrics)

29+ years exp

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Telerad RxDx Healthcare

Bangalore

Pediatrician

Dr. Gurmeet Soni Bhalla

Dr. Gurmeet Soni Bhalla

MBBS, DNB ( Pediatric ), Fellow in Allergy and Clinical immunology

23+ years exp

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Century Hospital

Hyderabad

Pediatrician

Dr. Raktima Chakrabarti

Dr. Raktima Chakrabarti

MD- Pediatrics

22+ years exp

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Cloudnine Clinic

Gurugram

Pediatrician

Dr. Eash Hoskote

Dr. Eash Hoskote

DNB - Paediatrics,Diploma in Child Health (DCH),(Boston, USA), MBBS

21 years exp

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Ovum Hospital, Banashankari

Bangalore

Pediatrician

Dr. Kalpana Bharani Kumar

Dr. Kalpana Bharani Kumar

MBBS, MRCPCH, FRCPCH

20+ years exp

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Motherhood Hospital

Chennai

Pediatrician

Dr. Meena Venkatraman

Dr. Meena Venkatraman

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics)

20+ years exp

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Cloudnine Hospital, Old Airport Road

Bangalore

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