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:

Currently, there are no surgical treatments for allergic rhinitis.

REFERENCES:

Allergic Rhinitis. American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology website. Available at:http://acaai.org/allergies/types/hay-fever-rhinitis. Accessed October 6, 2015.

Allergic rhinitis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated June 8, 2015. Accessed October 6, 2015.

Last reviewed September 2015 by Marcin Chwistek, MD  Last Updated: 9/17/2014