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Rhinitis and its management

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R Rajak, N Doddi
Foundation Years Journal, volume 7, issue 4, p.52 (123Doc Education, London, April 2013)


A 19-year-old female presented with perennial symptoms of sneezing, rhinorrhoea, itching and nasal congestion. Symptoms were worse in the morning. Oral antihistamine was started by the GP but did not provide significant relief.

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