Treatments for Allergic Rhinitis
by Michael Jubinville, MPH
There is no cure for allergic rhinitis. But, getting it treated will help make you feel better. The main methods are to stay away from allergens when you can or take medicines. Some people find allergy shots helpful.
Allergic rhinitis is treated with:
There are surgical procedures to treat allergic rhinitis.
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Last reviewed September 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Marcin Chwistek, MD
Last Updated: 10/16/2018
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