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How is acute rhinitis diagnosed?

Acute rhinitis is usually diagnosed by its symptoms, since it is defined by its symptoms, not by its causes. The cause of a particular person&pos;s rhinitis, especially if it is thought to be allergic, may be found by keeping a written record of symptoms and their triggers. In other cases, the doctor may do a skin test or a blood test.

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