Condition

Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis

What You Need to Know

Rhinitis is a reaction that happens in the eyes, nose and throat. It occurs when allergens in the air trigger the release of histamine in the body.

Key Symptoms

Common symptoms may include sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, or other symptoms.

Diagnosis

During a physical exam, your child’s provider may find dark circles under the eyes, creases under the eyes or swollen tissue inside the nose.

Treatment

Treatment choices may include antihistamines, nose sprays, decongestants or other treatments.

Appointments

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Providers Who Treat Allergic Rhinitis

Departments that Treat Allergic Rhinitis

Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

Our pediatric otolaryngology experts diagnose and treat a wide range of pediatric ear, nose and throat disorders.

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