• Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis

    Symptoms are caused when allergens or irritants create excessive congestion. Both perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis cause the same symptoms, which may include:
    • Runny nose and nasal congestion
    • Itchy, watery eyes
    • Itchy nose, ears, or throat
    • Sinus pressure
    • Headache
    • Sneezing
    • Dark circles under your eyes—allergic shiners
    • Postnasal drip
    • Fatigue
    • Decreased sense of smell and taste
    • Chronic cough

    References

    Allergic Rhinitis. American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology website. Available at:http://acaai.org/allergies/types/hay-fever-rhinitis. Accessed September 15, 2016.

    Allergic rhinitis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116217/Allergic-rhinitis. Updated July 22, 2016. Accessed September 15, 2016.

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