Outdoor Allergies (Environmental)

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Approximately 40% of patients with chronic rhinitis have asthma.
Approximately 80% of patients with asthma suffer with persistent nasal symptoms.

Typical signs and symptoms of rhinitis include:

  • Congestion
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy nose
  • Itchy eyes

Determination of the possible triggers can help in eliminating/limiting exposure. We will evaluate you for sensitivities to trees, grass, weeds, and/or mold.

How do we determine this?

  • Perform a thorough history
  • Review your previous health history and family history
  • Determine potential triggers for your symptoms
  • Perform a thorough physical exam
  • Perform allergy testing if needed

With all of these steps combined, we come up with a thorough plan that works with your lifestyle.