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Illustrations of Normal Anatomy, Allergic Rhinitis & Nonallergic Rhinitis by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sun 26 Apr 2009 12:34am These are the illustrations in each of my exam rooms. I decided to scan and show them online because I use them frequently in the office. I hope they help patients understand normal anatomy, allergic rhinitis, and nonallergic rhinitis better. Read on »
Understanding Allergic Rhinitis by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:33am 1 Comment Allergic rhinitis ranks high on the list of common illnesses. Simply defined, rhinitis is the body's way of responding to inflammation of the nasal passages or sinuses. Inflammation can occur as a result of exposure to allergens as is the case with allergic rhinitis or may be the result of a bacterial or viral infection. Whatever the cause, symp ... Read on »
Photos of medications for allergic rhinitis by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am [Photos courtesy of the P.D.R.] Some times people can become tolerant to the beneficial effects of medications. The reason for this is not known, but it is commonly observed. Clinically we simply switch medications. These pictures represent >95% of prescription medications available ... Read on »
Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 11:16pm 1 Comment Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is a chronic inflammation of the sinuses, nose and throat. It is typically caused by pollens and other external irritants carried in the air. While grass pollen induces summer hay fever, autumn and spring hay fever are related to weed and tree pollen. Other air-borne substances that can produce an allergic ... Read on »
FDA Approves XYZAL(R) For Use In Children Age Six Months And Older For The Relief Of Perennial Allergic Rhinitis And Chronic Idi by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 7:22pm /PRNewswire/ -- UCB and sanofi-aventis U.S. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved XYZAL (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) for children age six months and older for the relief of symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis (indoor allergies) and chronic idiopathic urticaria (chronic hives) and for children age two ... Read on »
Rhinitis related to application of some pesticides by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 11:02pm To investigate the association between current rhinitis and pesticide use, a study was performed using data from 2245 Iowa commercial pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. Five pesticides used in the past year were significantly positively associated with current rhinitis: the herbicides 2,4-D, glyphosate and petroleum oil, ... Read on »
Allergic rhinitis by siip Posted Sat 18 Sep 2010 4:39am Allergic rhinitis, more commonly referred to as hay fever, is an inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergic reaction to airborne substances. Allergic rhinitis (AR) is the most common allergic condition and one of the most common of all minor afflictions. It affects between 10-20% of all people in the United States, and is re ... Read on »
Cesarean segment could significantly decrease eq2 plat response; sensitized rhinitis revealed continuous sneezing by guildwars2key Posted Sat 12 Jan 2013 12:40am     Cesarean segment could significantly decreaseeq2 platgenital start injury to the mom and also the baby, cesarean area also tremendously increase the possibility of hypersensitive child, while allergic reactions may come with the youngsters life! A small number of cesarean youngster did not have the delivery canal, and so certainly not touchi ... Read on »
Allergic Rhinitis – Kids below 7 Years old (Singapore context) by Nanay's daughter Posted Tue 18 Feb 2014 9:45am My daughter suffered from Allergic Rhinitis from when she was a baby until shortly after she turned 7 years old. Most of my friends’ kids below 7 years old seemed to exhibit allergic rhinitis as well. For that reason, it seems I really have to write some of my thoughts around this matter. Apparently there is a very specific name for this disease ... Read on »
Rhinitis related to application of some pesticides by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm To investigate the association between current rhinitis and pesticide use, a study was performed using data from 2245 Iowa commercial pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study. Five pesticides used in the past year were significantly positively associated with current rhinitis: the herbicides 2,4-D, glyphosate and petroleum oil, ... Read on »