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There is no cure for allergic rhinitis, but treatment may reduce or alleviate your symptoms. The primary treatment methods include avoiding allergens, taking medication, and immunotherapy (allergy shots).
Treatment involves the following:
Alternative and complementary therapies
Currently, there are no surgical treatments for allergic rhinitis.
Last reviewed September 2013 by Marcin Chwistek, MD
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