Volume : 08, Issue : 01, January – 2021
27. ALLERGEN TYPES AND SYMPTOMS AMONG PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH ALLERGIC RHINITIS
Dr Wajeeha Noor, Dr Raheel Ghaffar Wattoo , Dr Faiza Zaheer
Allergic rhinitis, despite its complex pathophysiology, is a global health problem with increasing incidence. The aim of this study is to determine the allergen types and symptoms among patients presented with allergic rhinitis.
Place and Duration: In the Department of ENT Unit-II of Mayo Hospital Lahore for one-year duration from June 2019 to June 2020.
Methods: The current study, which was conducted included 548 cases of allergic rhinitis diagnosed and thus treated. In the study, men and women were almost equally distributed, representing a 1: 0 ratio. 9. Among them, the patients aged 20–29 years (38.1%) were most often affected.
Results and Conclusion: In our study, the majority of patients were housewives (30.3%), and the most common etiological factors were house dust mites (76.3%). Sneezing was the main complaint in most patients (86.7%). Of the total number of respondents, 18.6% showed coexistence of allergic conjunctivitis, and 8.9% – sinusitis.
Keywords :allergic rhinitis, house dust mite.
Cite This Article:
Please cite this article in press Wajeeha Noor et al, Allergen Types And Symptoms Among Patients Presenting With Allergic Rhinitis., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2021; 08(01).
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