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Does acute rhinitis affect children differently than adults?

Acute rhinitis produces the same symptoms in both children adults, and both children and adults get colds and have allergies. However, children are much more likely to get colds than adults are. In addition, children commonly develop secondary infections from a cold, especially ear infections.

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