What are the complications of allergic rhinitis (hay fever)?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Javed Sheikh, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Complications of this allergic rhinitis include the following:

  • Acute or chronic sinusitis

  • Otitis media

  • Sleep disturbance or apnea

  • Dental problems (overbite): Caused by excessive breathing through the mouth

  • Palatal abnormalities

  • Eustachian tube dysfunction


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