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Does vasomotor rhinitis run in families?

Vasomotor rhinitis does not run in families. It is an inflamed condition of the nasal membranes that causes sneezing, nasal congestion, and a runny nose. It occurs mostly in response to environmental factors such as smog, dust, chemical vapors, and changes in temperature and humidity.

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