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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, medications, and immunotherapy (allergy shots).

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsOther treatmentsAlternative and complementary therapies

Currently, there are no surgical treatments for allergic rhinitis.

Revision Information

  • Allergic Rhinitis. American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology website. Available at: Accessed September 15, 2016.

  • Allergic rhinitis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: Updated July 22, 2016. Accessed September 15, 2016.