Definition of Rhinitis Acute
Rhinitis Acute: Inflammation of the nose that occurs for only a few days. Typically this is caused by a virus ("a cold"); if it goes on beyond a week then it is probably bacterial.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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