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What causes vasomotor rhinitis?

Although the cause of vasometer rhinitis is unknown, several things are known to trigger symptoms. Some triggers include perfume, airborne particles such as dust and pollen, and pollution. Other conditions include hormonal changes, emotional and physical stress, use of certain drugs such as antidepressants, hot and spicy foods, alcohol, and an infection. Strong perfumes, chemical odors, dust, barometric pressure changes, and even bright lights might also trigger vasomotor rhinitis. Dry air makes the condition worse.

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