chronic rhinitis


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chronic rhinitis

[′krän·ik rī′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane due to repeated attacks of acute rhinitis; associated with membrane hypertrophy and later atrophy.
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Sleep apnea may be the reason why men who have seasonal or chronic rhinitis have on average a 3.
Where ongoing rhinitic symptoms present for many months (as for persistent allergic rhinitis), but with no IgE basis, it suggests chronic rhinitis (CR).
We considered covariates that were either biologically meaningful potential confounders or statistically significant in univariate analyses: sociodemographics (age, sex, race, educational level), job title, recruitment method, former smoking, body mass index (BMI; weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared), and medical conditions [high blood pressure, history of heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic rhinitis, hay fever].
Other conditions Smoking worsens the symptoms of asthma, colds, flu, chest infections, tuberculosis, chronic rhinitis, diabetic retinopathy, hyperthyroidism, multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis and Crohn's disease.
Boke nasal spray is an over-the-counter pharmaceutical product approved and marketed for the treatment of sinus congestion from common cold, stuffy nose, chronic rhinitis, allergic rhinitis and nasosinusitis.
Pulmonary function testing might be warranted in patients with chronic rhinitis and symptoms suggestive of concomitant asthma, and sleep evaluation might be appropriate when chronic rhinitis is accompanied by sleep apnea.
A Dr Sarah Brewer says: "Lack of smell and taste are often related to chronic rhinitis in which inflammation and increased production of mucus block smell receptors in the nose.
Treatment of chronic rhinitis frequently resolves chronic sinusitis.
All participants in the Glaxo Wellcome-sponsored trial had radiographically or endoscopically confirmed acute rhinosinusitis and a history of recurrent sinusitis or chronic rhinitis.
You may have chronic rhinitis - long- standing inflammation inside the nose.
Nasal obstruction is a common symptom of chronic rhinitis, or runny nose, which affects approximately 50 million Americans.

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