Information in simple English

What is rhinitis?

Rhinitis is a condition in which the mucous membrane within the nose is irritated and inflamed.


What are the symptoms of rhinitis?

  • Itching with inside the nostril and eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Stuffy nostril (congestion)
  • Runny nostril
  • Mucus (phlegm) within the throat 


What causes rhinitis?

  • grass pollen
  • dirt mites
  • animal dander, that is old pores and skin
  • cat saliva
  • mold