Symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis
Symptoms are caused when allergens or irritants create excessive congestion. Both perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis cause the same symptoms, which may include:
- Runny nose and nasal congestion
- Itchy, watery eyes
- Itchy nose, ears, or throat
- Sinus pressure
- Dark circles under your eyes—allergic shiners
- Postnasal drip
- Decreased sense of smell and taste
Allergic Rhinitis. American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
website. Available at:http://acaai.org/allergies/types/hay-fever-rhinitis. Accessed September 15, 2016.
Allergic rhinitis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at:
http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116217/Allergic-rhinitis. Updated July 22, 2016. Accessed September 15, 2016.