allergic rhinitis

noun

Definition of allergic rhinitis 

: rhinitis caused by exposure to an allergen especially : hay fever

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This gene carries three possible conditions — allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergies), atopic dermatitis and asthma. Maureen Langley, Post-Tribune, "Experts: Indiana's allergy season worse than usual this year," 3 July 2018 Most people only have one, but allergic rhinitis can develop into having all three conditions, McCormack said. Maureen Langley, Post-Tribune, "Experts: Indiana's allergy season worse than usual this year," 3 July 2018 In the United States, food allergies affect about 5% of children and 4% of adults, and allergic rhinitis or hay fever affects about 8% of adults and children, according to the National Institutes of Health. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, "Ah-choo! These meds linked with higher allergy risk in kids," 2 Apr. 2018 Those allergies, also known as hay fever or allergic rhinitis, can cause all sorts of pesky symptoms, like itching, sneezing, sinus pain, and more. Emma Sarran Webster, Allure, "How to Prevent the 2018 Allergy Season From Getting the Best of You," 21 Feb. 2018 For years, she had been treated for allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, and cough-variant asthma, which is a type of asthma characterized by a dry, non-productive cough. Jamie Garfield, Philly.com, "Medical Mystery: The cough that would not stop," 5 Feb. 2018 Limited or suggestive epidemiological evidence of an association between indoor dampness or mould and allergic rhinitis and bronchitis is available. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "What Comes After All the Water?," 6 Sep. 2017

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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allergic rhinitis

noun

Medical Definition of allergic rhinitis 

: rhinitis caused by exposure to an allergen especially : hay fever

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