What family history is associated with pediatric allergic rhinitis?

Updated: Jun 04, 2021
  • Author: Jack M Becker, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Children with parents who have allergies or asthma are more likely to be affected.

If a child has one parent with allergies, chances are 30% that a child will have AR. This increases to 50–70% if both parents have allergies or atopic asthma.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!