Which atopic conditions are associated with allergic rhinitis (hay fever)?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Javed Sheikh, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Patients with allergic rhinitis may have other atopic conditions such as asthma [24, 25] or atopic dermatitis. [27] Of patients with allergic rhinitis, 20% also have symptoms of asthma. Uncontrolled allergic rhinitis may cause worsening of asthma [26] or even atopic dermatitis. [27] Explore this possibility when obtaining the patient history.


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