There is enough evidence to support posterior nasal nerves (PNN) as an effective treatment for allergic rhinitis symptoms, particularly nasal congestion and rhinorrhea.
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Children with allergic rhinitis and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should initially be treated for their allergic rhinitis and then monitored for improvement in ADHD symptoms
Have there been incremental increases in health care utilization and expenditures for allergic rhinitis (AR) patients? Background: AR, one of the most common and likely underdiagnosed conditions, has been studied for […]
Allergic rhinitis among the elderly poses a particularly difficult diagnostic challenge for the otolaryngologist. As people age, they undergo immunosenescence. The thymus, which produces T cells against new invaders, atrophies markedly after adolescence, and this decline results in a less robust immune response to bacteria, viruses and presumably allergens (J Pathol. 2007;211(2):144-156). Consequently, physicians have assumed that allergies should decline as people age.
Berrylin J. Ferguson, MD, FACS, FAAOA, associate professor of otolaryngology and director of the Division of Sino-Nasal Disorders and Allergy at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pa., uses the following form to help determine which allergy treatments will work best for each patient.