Misdiagnosis of Allergic Rhinitis

Undiagnosed allergic rhinitis: This condition may be undiagnosed early, or be misdiagnosed as something more well-known, such as the common cold.

Other Types of Allergies: It is possible that the exact cause is not Allergic Rhinitis, but another type of allergies, or a particular subtype of rhinitis. Some of the possible diagnoses include:

Other Infectious Respiratory Diseases: There are many causes of symptoms such as runny nose, watery eyes, and sore throats. Some of the many possibilities on the differential diagnosis list includes:

Other Chronic Respiratory Diseases: If the symptoms appear chronic, or recurring, one of the many chronic diseases of the respiratory tract may need to be considered:

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