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Treatments for Allergic Rhinitis

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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:

Lifestyle changes | Medications | Other treatments | Alternative and complementary therapies

Currently, there are no surgical treatments for allergic rhinitis.

 

References:

  • Advice from your allergist: Rhinitis. American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology website. Available at: http://www.acaai.org/public/advice/rhin.htm. Accessed September 15, 2008.

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