perennial rhinitis


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pe·ren·ni·al rhi·ni·tis

(pĕr-enē-ăl rī-nītis)
Inflammation of the nose, usually causing clear discharge, due to something that occurs around the same time each year (e.g., ragweed).

perennial rhinitis

Year-round, rather than seasonal, rhinitis.
See also: rhinitis
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During the summer this is normally pollen (hayfever) but year-round sneezing (perennial rhinitis), particularly if worse in the morning, is most commonly due to a house dust mite allergy.
Q Can you recommend a treatment for chronic perennial rhinitis? Catarrh is also a problem, as is constantly having to clear my throat.
Forty-five of these patients had seasonal allergic rhinitis, and the other 5 had persistent or perennial rhinitis. The diagnosis had been established on the basis of the history, findings on physical examination, the presence of sneezing with rhinorrhea or nasal stuffiness (10) of more than than 2 weeks' duration, and a positive skin-prick test result with at least 1 of 16 common outdoor and indoor allergens, including tree, grass, weed, cockroach, feather, mite, mold, and cat.
There is evidence to support the idea that perennial rhinitis predisposes patients to asthma (J.
Also, there is evidence that perennial rhinitis predisposes patients to asthma (J.
Comparison of the efficacy of budesonide and fluticasone propionate aqueous nasal spray for once daily treatment of perennial rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998; 102: 902-8.
Chronic hay fever (perennial rhinitis) is often diagnostic.
Nonsedating antihistamines have long been a mainstay of therapy for the treatment of perennial rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, and CRS.
Scanning electron microscopic studies of the human nasal mucosa in normal persons and in patients with perennial rhinitis. I.
If it occurs all year round it's called perennial rhinitis, commonly due to an allergy to house dust.