allergic rhinitis


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allergic rhinitis

[ə′lərj·ik rī′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
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However, there have been many studies examining the effects of leukotriene receptor antagonists on allergic rhinitis in children.
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.
Allergic rhinitis is clinically defined as a symptomatic disorder of the nose and is characterized by nasal symptoms including rhinorrhoea (runny nose), sneezing, and nasal blockage and/or itching of the nose.
Professor Dr Aftab Akhtar Head of Pulmonology at Shifa International Hospital said, Allergic rhinitis can lead to Asthma.
In a study looking at the natural history of children with both AD and food allergy attending a tertiary allergy clinic, 75% of children had another atopic condition, [13] with 44% having both allergic rhinitis and asthma, 27% having allergic rhinitis in isolation and 4% having asthma in isolation.
1] Release of various mediators from these cells is responsible for the symptoms of allergic rhinitis which can be divided into early or delayed (late) phase response.
Conclusion: A commonly available lipid based ointment, petroleum jelly, is a safe and effective adjuvant therapy for allergic rhinitis.
The researchers found that children with existing food allergy were at increased risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis.
Additional studies are therefore necessary to evaluate exposure at later times, especially because allergic rhinitis frequently has an onset at older ages than other allergic diseases.
This study is the largest to date to examine the characteristics of healthcare provider-diagnosed eczema, asthma, allergic rhinitis and food allergy in a pediatric primary care population.
There is a thin line between allergic rhinitis and nonallergic rhinitis-they have the same symptoms, except allergic rhinitis has a high genetic predisposition, or you had a history of allergies as a child.