Allergic Rhinitis Specialist
Allergic Rhinitis is an allergic condition caused by environmental allergens. Most often than not, you will be referred to an ENT specialist if you present symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
At our clinic, we have dealt with many such patients as we have the best allergic rhinitis specialist on our team. We can help you to find the best possible treatment for your condition.
Causes for Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis is one of the most common type of allergies with the most common type being hay fever where a patient is allergic to pollen. Other common triggers for allergic rhinitis include;
- Dust mites
- Animal dander etc.
These usually lead to the inflammation of the nasal passage and upper airway. An allergic rhinitis specialist will help to diagnose your issue in one of the following ways;
- Skin prick test
- An allergen-specific immunoglobulin E antibody test.
From the diagnosis, they will determine the most appropriate treatment option to ease your symptoms.
Best Treatment Options for Allergic Rhinitis
The best possible treatment for allergic rhinitis is to minimize your exposure to triggering allergens which can be achieved through;
It helps to minimize your exposure to dust mites. It involves the following measures;
- Frequently washing your beddings in hot water
- Regularly clean your air conditioner
- Regularly clean surfaces around the house with a damp cloth
- Use vacuum cleaning instead of sweeping
- For kids: minimize or avoid buying stuffed toys and remove any such toys from their rooms.
If the symptoms persist after taking the necessary environmental measures, your allergic rhinitis specialist might prescribe medication including;
- Nasal Saline spray
- Non-sedating antihistamines
- Corticosteroid nasal sprays
Immunotherapy is recommended for allergens caused by an excessive response from our immune system. It involves exposing the patient to small doses of their allergens for some time to build their immunity. These are usually administered as either:
Allergen shots on the upper arm (or)
Allergen drops placed under the tongue
Best Doctor for Allergic Rhinitis
Dr. Ram Kumar ENT Specialist Hospital has the best allergic rhinitis specialist. Feel free to book an appointment with us. Our allergic rhinitis specialist will work with you explore the best treatment options.