What Is Allergic Rhinitis and How Do You Treat It?

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What can trigger allergic rhinitis?

Allergic rhinitis occurs when you breathe in allergen particles such as dust mites, plant pollen, pet dander or saliva, mold spores, and more. Allergic rhinitis can be managed through lifestyle changes and medication, or it can possibly be treated with immunotherapy.

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What is allergic rhinitis? I'm Dr. Manan Shah with Wyndly Health. Allergic rhinitis is the medical term for inflammation that happens inside your nose, from allergens like dust, dander, or pollen. The best way to treat this is to try to avoid it if you can. So if it's a pet, stay away. Or the second way is using over the counter allergy medications like anti-histamines or nasal saline rinses, or topical nasal steroids.

And the last way is to train your immune system, using immunotherapy to stop reacting. If you'd like to learn more and subscribe.

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