If you have
allergic rhinitis, you may have some of the following symptoms:
- a runny
- an itchy
- a blocked
caused when you breathe in foreign bodies (allergens).
different types of allergic rhinitis. These have slightly
different symptoms and are caused by different allergens.
can help you identify whether you have allergic rhinitis. He or
she will ask you about your symptoms and may also examine your
nose, eyes, and ears. This will find out how severe your disease
is and whether you have any other diseases instead of, or as
well as, allergic rhinitis.
To find out
what causes your allergic rhinitis, your doctor will probably
ask you questions about when you get symptoms, and what foreign
bodies you might be exposed to. To find out exactly what you are
allergic to, your doctor may give you a skin prick test.
symptoms are very bad, your doctor may ask you see an allergy
Parents should be
aware of signs of allergic rhinitis in their children, such as
sneezing, or frequent wiping of the nose with the hand, as
children do not always complain such problems. Children who have
symptoms for a long time may even assume that this is normal. A
blocked nose is likely to occur at night and may result in