Symptoms and causes

Symptoms and causes

What is it?

If, besides nasal symptoms (see allergic rhinitis), there is also pronounced eye discomfort, we refer to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis.

Symptoms

The most important symptoms include:

  • runny, congested and/or itching nose
  • sneezing bouts
  • tearing, itchy eyes.

More information can be found at www.air-allergy.be.

Diagnosis and treatment

Diagnosis and treatment

Treatment

  • antihistamines: medication that suppresses allergic reactions
  • nasal rinses with a physiological solution
  • nasal spray
  • eye drops
  • immunotherapy

Treatment centres and specialisations

Treatment centres and specialisations
Paediatrics

Latest publication date: 21/01/2021
Supervising author: Dr Degraeuwe Jelle