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Rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal passages that is most often caused by allergies or respiratory infections. Rhinitis can trigger asthma symptoms in people who have asthma.
Last Revised: June 17, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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