allergic rhinitis


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allergic rhinitis

[ə′lərj·ik rī′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
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Leading companies and potential for market growth We expect the rising prevalence and the consequent increase in demand for allergic rhinitis drugs, expanding healthcare coverage, the strength of the R&D pipeline and developments in drug delivery technologies to contribute to an increase in sales for allergic rhinitis drugs to 2025.
Seidman and a panel of 20 experts in otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, sleep medicine, advanced practice nursing, complementary and alternative medicine, and consumer advocacy developed the new practice guideline to enable clinicians in all settings to improve patient care and reduce harmful or unnecessary variations in care for allergic rhinitis.
People with allergic rhinitis may have other allergic conditions, such as asthma and eczema.
Dr Abdul Rahman said that the latest statistics, which was carried out in 2009, found that 30 per cent of residents in Al Ain suffered from allergic rhinitis while only affecting 10 per cent of residents in Dubai and the rest of the country.
The experts said while allergic rhinitis cannot be cured, it can be prevented by staying indoors during a sandstorm.
The inclusion criteria for this study included having the clinical signs/symptoms of allergic rhinitis plus a positive allergy skin test for at least one of the tested allergens (in total 18 common regional allergens).
Of the 21 males in the allergic rhinitis group, 16 had a positive smear (76%) and 5 had a negative smear (24%).
The old classification of allergic rhinitis which divided it into two types, i.
This relatively high prevalence of allergic rhinitis is thought to be the result of drastic changes to the UAE's traditional environment in the past 10 years, with the introduction of green landscaping that has resulted in a greater number of date palm trees, public gardens, and grass-covered areas in the country's major cities and towns.
Interestingly, the same survey found a 31% increase in allergic rhinitis, which is commonly linked to asthma, a 55% increase in eczema, and an increase in those taking regular steroid medication among those with frequent wheeze.
Symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis are usually caused by tree, grass, and weed pollens.
Patients with allergic rhinitis have paroxysms of sneezing, rhinorrhea, nasal obstruction, and itching of the eyes, nose, and palate.