Rhinitis, Vasomotor

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Definition

Hay fever is a condition resulting from an allergic reaction to indoor or outdoor airborne allergens, such as dust mites, pollen, or pet dander.

Diagnosis

The doctor assesses the patient's personal and family medical history including the signs and symptoms and their usual treatmetn. The doctor will also performs a physical examination to check for more to other causes of the signs and symptoms. The patient may also undergo a skin prick test and allergy blood test.

Treatment

The condition may be treated with medications such as nasal and oral corticosteroids, antihistamines, decongestants, cromolyn sodium, leukotriene modifiers, nasal atropine, immunotherapy, and nasal lavage.

Symptoms and Signs

Signs and symptoms may nclude a runny nose and nasal congestion, watery or itchy eyes, coughing, sneezing, sinus pressure and facial pain, decreased sense of smell or taste, and swollen, blue-colored skin below the eyes.

Causes

The condition occurs when the patient's immune system starts producing allergy-causing antibodies causing a irritating reactions. It may sometimes be triggerd by seasonal or perennialallergens

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