allergic rhinitis


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allergic rhinitis

[ə′lərj·ik rī′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
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Although specific diagnosis of allergic rhinitis cannot be made by measuring allergic markers, they may provide objective support to the diagnosis (9).
literature, it was estimated that in 2003 the indirect costs of allergic rhinitis varied from 0.1 billion USD to 9.7 billion USD, with the mean indirect cost of 593 USD/worker with allergic rhinitis vs.
To a query, Dr Swaleh Hayat said allergic rhinitis or hay fever is often cited to be seasonal allergies caused by outdoor allergens, e.g mould or trees, grass and weed pollens.
SCIT and SLIT are two forms of immunotherapy on allergic rhinitis while SLIT has proven to be potentially safer than SCIT.[24] Although some of our included articles reported side effects, such as oral pruritus, resulting from SLIT tablets, none of the studies reported severe complications.
Conclusion: Serum IL-4, IL-5, IL-10, adhesion molecules and sE-selectin are all involved in the pathogenesis of allergic rhinitis and asthma, which can be used to evaluate the degrees of respiratory allergic diseases.
The link between allergic rhinitis and asthma: A role for antileukotrienes?
Umar Farooq, Head of ENT Department at Dow University of Health Sciences said, 'Allergic Rhinitis or hay fever, happens when one breathes in something to which one is allergic, and the inside of the nose becomes inflamed and swollen.
Holy Family Hospital ENT Department Head Dr Muhammad Ajmal said, 'Allergic Rhinitis or hay fever, happens when one breathes in something to which one is allergic, and the inside of the nose becomes inflamed and swollen.
Studies have shown that the severity of AD, as well as comorbidity of AD and food allergy, are particular risk factors for asthma and allergic rhinitis. [12,13] Food allergy has been found to be an independent risk factor for asthma and allergic rhinitis.
Allergic rhinitis is defined clinically by a combination of two or more nasal symptoms; runny, blocking, itching and sneezing, when occur as a result of IgE-mediated inflammation following exposure to allergen.
Background: Diagnosis of allergic rhinitis is primarily based on history, physical examination and allergy testing.