• Allergic Rhinitis Similar Conditions

Similar Conditions
  1. Sinusitis: Sinusitis is inflammation of the mucosal lining of the sinuses present around the nose. It is mainly caused by viral, bacterial and fungal infections, allergies and autoimmune problems. Usually patient will present with headache, dull aching pain over the affected sinuses and thick nasal discharge containing pus and blood .
  2. Asthma: Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath . The cause can be a form of allergy called atopy, or can even be induced by exercise, cold climate and emotional stress.
  3. Cystic Fibrosis: This is a genetic disorder that affects most critically the lungs, and also the pancreas, liver, and intestine. It causes difficulty in breathing with accumulation of thick sticky mucus, poor growth and stunted height.