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Rhinitis Causes

  1. Seasonal Rhinitis 35%
  2. Perennial Rhinitis 15%
  3. Allergic Occupational Rhinitis
    1. Lab animal exposure (e.g. rodents)
    2. Grains
    3. Coffee beans
    4. Wood dust
  • Causes
  • Non-allergic Trigger related Rhinitis
  1. Drug-Induced Rhinitis
  2. Rhinitis Medicamentosa
  3. Nonallergic Rhinitis (Eosinophilia Syndrome)
  4. Exercise-induced Rhinitis
  5. Gustatory Rhinitis or other food reactions
  6. Vasomotor Rhinitis
  7. Emotional Rhinitis
  8. Irritant Rhinitis
    1. Tobacco smoke
    2. Perfumes
    3. Hair spray
    4. Ozone
  9. Irritant Occupational Rhinitis
    1. Chemicals
    2. Cleaning supplies
    3. Organic solvents
    4. Formaldehyde
    5. Sulfur
    6. Aerosols
  10. Chemical Dependency
    1. Alcohol Abuse
    2. Cocaine Abuse
  1. Hypothyroidism (may cause obstruction)
  2. Estrogen-related Rhinitis (Hormonal Rhinitis)
    1. Physiologic Rhinitis of Pregnancy
      1. Treat with Nasal Saline
    2. Menstrual Cycle
    3. Oral Contraceptives
  1. Atrophic Rhinitis
  2. Ciliary Dyskinesia
  3. Deviated nasal septum
  4. Hypertrophic turbinates
  5. Nasal Polyps
  6. Foreign body
  7. Nasal Tumor or Sinus Tumor
  8. Congenital Choanal Atresia
  9. Meningocele
  10. Adenoids
  11. Variants of osteomeatal complex
  12. Cerebrospinal fluid leak (cranial or facial Trauma, intranasal surgery)
  • Causes
  • Medical Condition related Rhinitis