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Allergic Rhinitis or nasal allergy or hay fever occurs as an allergic reaction to an innocuous allergen that the body recognizes as harmful. The breathing in of an allergen leads to soreness and swelling of the nose and the nasal passage following which mucus accumulates. Being the most common allergic disease universally, it affects 40% of children and 20% of adults. Dr G V K Chaitanya Rao is not only the Best Allergic Rhinitis Doctor in Hyderabad, but he is also the Best ENT Doctor in Hyderabad.
Dr GVK Chaitanya Rao is a notable name in Hyderabad and is appreciated for his contributions to the field of medicine. He is known for his expertise in the domain of Nose and Sinus surgeries, Otology, Snoring and Sleep Apnea surgeries and endeavors to provide his patients with the finest care.
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About Dr. G V K Chaitanya Rao
Dr Chaitanya Rao is a member of the esteemed American Rhinologic Society (ARS) and European Rhinologic Society (ERS). With his 10+ years of extensive experience in the domain of ENT, he has a learning approach towards the field. Dr Chaitanya Rao is a true believer of the fact that a doctor needs to keep on updating or upskilling his knowledge round the clock in order to serve the patients with more competence. He advocates his belief by tutoring other ENT specialists through Hyderabad ENT Research Foundation and so far has imparted knowledge to more than 3000 ENT surgeons.
Dr Chaitanya Rao is not only the Best ENT Doctor in Hyderabad but also is the Best Sinus Specialist in India. His areas of expertise include Nose & Sinus surgeries, Otology, Snoring and Sleep Apnea surgeries.
What are the symptoms of allergic rhinitis?
Allergic Rhinitis catalyzes cold-like symptoms which includes :-
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Irritation in eyes or Allergic conjunctivitis
- Nasal stuffiness or Congestion
- Sinus pressure
- Itchiness in nose, roof of mouth or throat
- Extreme fatigue
- Post nasal drip
What are the types of allergic rhinitis?
Allergic Rhinitis can be distinctly categorized into two broad spectrums namely seasonal and perennial. Seasonal allergic rhinitis generally happens during the spring, summer and fall season. It is caused by outdoor allergens like molds and pollen in the air. While perennial allergic rhinitis occurs for an hour or more on most days throughout the year. Perennial allergic rhinitis is caused by indoor allergens such as dust mites, animal dander, cockroaches, stuffed toys, bedding, damp areas and so on.
How is allergic rhinitis diagnosed?
Despite the fact that clinical history is the core for any sort of diagnosis, the accurate identification of the allergens causing rhinitis is rigorously carried out through auxiliary diagnostic tests. The efficacy of these diagnostic tests is explicitly linked to the qualified technical capacity, the quality of the material used and the precise interpretation of the results. Prior to the test, the patient should steer clear of certain medications such as antihistamines (loratadine, chlorpheniramine, cetirizine, etc), corticosteroids (prednisone, cortisone, methylprednisolone, etc), and antidepressants to avoid errors in the diagnosis.
The treatment of allergic rhinitis involves allergy tests, immunotherapy, avoidance and pharmacotherapy.
Why Dr. G V K Chaitanya Rao
Dr GVK Chaitanya Rao has been actively engaged in serving his patients as the Managing Director at Dr Rao’s ENT Group of Hospitals. Amid his Post – Graduation days, Dr Chaitanya Rao was invited as a visiting physician to House Institute of Medical Sciences, Los Angeles; Rhinology and Anterior skull base unit, Ohio State University Medical Centre, Columbus, Ohio and University of Michigan from where he acquired his knowledge. He is among the very few Indian ENT specialists who have undergone training in Advanced Sinus Surgery at IRCAD Taiwan. Besides this he is the humble recipient of the distinguished Vaidya Vibhushan Award 2019, awarded by Telangana State Government.
Allergic Rhinitis FAQs
A reaction caused by our body to substances in the habitat that are harmless to most people is known as an allergic reaction.
Allergen is basically a substance in the environment that causes an allergic reaction. For example – dust mites, pets hair, molds, insects, ticks, etc.
All pet animals shed minute flakes from their skin called dander. It is this dander along with proteins from saliva and other fluids that may be on a pet’s body that causes allergic reactions in humans.
Allergic rhinitis lasts as long as one is exposed to the allergens generally several weeks.
You should visit a doctor if –
- Your symptoms last longer than a week
- OTC allergy medicines are not of any help
- Other conditions like asthma is making your symptoms aggravate
- Your symptoms are critical
- Your medicines for allergy are causing side effects
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