Rhinitis involves sneezing and stuffy or runny nose. It can be a long-term problem and it has no clear cause. Factors that trigger the symptoms vary from person to person. The triggers can include:

  • Dust, fumes, and other irritants in the air
  • Weather changes
  • Medicines
  • Hot or spicy foods
  • Allergies


Avoiding triggers and utilizing over the counter medications can treat mild cases.

These include:

  • Saline nose sprays or saline rinses
  • Antihistamine nasal sprays
  • Decongestants
  • Topical Steroids