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Allergic rhinitis

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Introduction
Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the inside of the nose caused by an allergen, such as pollen, dust, mould or flakes of skin from certain animals.
Causes of allergic rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis is caused by an allergic reaction to an allergen, such as pollen, dust and certain animals.
Diagnosing allergic rhinitis
Your GP will often be able to diagnose allergic rhinitis from your symptoms and your personal and family medical history.
Treating allergic rhinitis
Treatment for allergic rhinitis largely depends on how severe the symptoms are and how much the condition is affecting your everyday activities.
Complications of allergic rhinitis
If you have allergic rhinitis, there is a risk you could develop further problems.
Preventing allergic rhinitis
The best way to prevent allergic rhinitis is to avoid the allergen that causes it.
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