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Diagnosing Rhinitis during Pregnancy

Abstract

Chronic rhinitis is a common medical condition to affect pregnant women. Uncontrolled rhinitis during pregnancy may have a significant adverse effect on quality of life and may have an effect on coexisting asthma. This article reviews the most common causes of rhinitis to occur during pregnancy as well as treatment options for pregnant women.

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Jennifer A. Namazy and Michael Schatz declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Namazy, J.A., Schatz, M. Diagnosing Rhinitis during Pregnancy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 14, 458 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11882-014-0458-0

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Keywords

  • Pregnancy
  • Rhinitis
  • Rhinosinusitis
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Treatment
  • Bacterial