By Dr. Alok Banka
05 Aug 2014
Allergic rhinitis is characterized by symptoms of nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, sneezing, and nasal itching. Components of inhaled dust, such as mites, molds, or animal dander, can cause IgE-mediated response in atopic individuals, activating mast cells to release potent chemical mediators and then attracting inflammatory cells to induce symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Although allergic rhinitis ...