allergic rhinitis


Definition of allergic rhinitis

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

Examples of allergic rhinitis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Having a good understanding of coronavirus symptoms and signs of seasonal allergies (also commonly referred to as hay fever or seasonal allergic rhinitis) is a helpful first step. Marygrace Taylor, SELF, 4 Nov. 2021 The most common places that are affected are your eyes (allergic conjunctivitis), nose (allergic rhinitis), skin (eczema or hives), and lungs (allergic asthma). Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 May 2021 The progression of skin allergies to asthma and allergic rhinitis is called the allergic or atopic march. Scientific American, 26 Aug. 2019 And there are a few studies that show that butterbur may be helpful for those suffering from hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Adele Jackson-gibson, Good Housekeeping, 24 Mar. 2020 The march started with atopic dermatitis, asthma and allergic rhinitis, and then scientists added food allergies. Scientific American, 26 Aug. 2019 The researchers also examined which children were later diagnosed with an allergy such as food allergy, anaphylaxis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis or contact dermatitis. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, 20 Dec. 2019 Effect of Lactobacillus paracasei ST11 on a nasal provocation test with grass pollen in allergic rhinitis. Enea Rezzonico, Scientific American, 17 Feb. 2015 The original description of the atopic march included only atopic dermatitis, asthma and allergic rhinitis. Scientific American, 26 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of allergic rhinitis

1921, in the meaning defined above

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