Treatments for Allergic Rhinitis
There is no cure for allergic rhinitis, but treatment may reduce or alleviate your symptoms. The primary treatment methods include avoiding allergens, taking medication, and immunotherapy (allergy shots).Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsOther treatmentsAlternative and complementary therapiesCurrently, there are no surgical treatments for allergic rhinitis.
Advice from your allergist: Rhinitis. American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunologywebsite. Available at: http://www.acaai.org/public/advice/rhin.htm. Accessed September 15, 2008.
- Reviewer: Marcin Chwistek, MD
- Review Date: 09/2014
- Update Date: 09/17/2014