The causes of allergy

In some cases, it may be easy to determine what causes your allergic reaction by the timing of your symptoms.1

In other cases, the cause may be harder to discover. If this is the case, your doctor may carry out skin prick tests or blood tests to identify the allergen that triggered your allergic reaction.1

Avoid or minimize exposure to the allergen

Once the allergen is identified, there are things you may do to minimize exposure to it. This may be achieved by removing plants from your garden, avoiding contact with pets or changing how you clean your house. 1

How to prevent allergic rhinitis?

The first step in managing allergic rhinitis is to avoid allergens that trigger the symptoms.2

Some of the most common allergens in the GCC countries are shown below:3,4,5

  Dust mites
  Pet dander

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    1. Telfast Australian Website. 3 steps to manage your allergies 2015

    2. ASCIA Australasian Socity of Clinical Immunology and Allergy. Allergic Rhinitis. 2018

    3. Mustafa S, et al. A study of clinical and allergic aspects of rhinitis patients in Riyadh. Annals of Saudi Medicines 1996;16(5)-550-553.

    4. John LJ, et al. Prevalence of Allergies among University Students- A Study from Ajman, United Arab Emirates. ISRN Allergy. 2014 (502052) 5

    5. Goronfolah L. Aeroallergens atopy and allergic rhinitis in the Middle East. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 2016 48(1) 5-21

    6. Telfast 120 mg and Telfast 180 mg PIL revision date November 2020.

    7. Telfast-D Gulf PIL last revised July 2021

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