Allergic Rhinitis (cont.)
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What Increases Your Risk
You may be more likely to have allergic rhinitis and other allergies if:
When to Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if:
Who to see
Health professionals who can evaluate and treat mild allergic rhinitis symptoms include:
You may need to see an allergy specialist (allergist), depending on your symptoms or which other treatments you may need. For example, you may need to see a specialist if your medicines are not working or cause severe side effects or if you are thinking about getting allergy shots (immunotherapy).
Your doctor may refer you to an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist (also called an otolaryngologist or otorhinolaryngologist). An ENT specialist may be helpful if your doctor thinks you may have nasal polyps or other obstructions in your nose.
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