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Koh Elaine
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:00:27 PM
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I have allergic rhinitis. Does my mucus contain viruses? In other words, is my cold contagious or infectious?

Thanks.
Hope123
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:52:38 PM

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No more than anybody else's unless you have a cold or infection of some kind. Your body produces histamine in an allergic reaction so you probably have a lot of histamine in it.

I see you called it a "cold". Allergic rhinitis is not a cold. Your body's immune system is overreacting to a harmless substance thinking it is harmful and the mucus is a result of your body trying to protect you.
Koh Elaine
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:13:21 PM
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Thanks, Hope.
Chandrasekhar Krishnan
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018 5:52:59 AM

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llergic rhinitis, like other allergic reactions, is not contagious. However, the symptoms of allergic rhinitis can be confused with those of a common cold, which can be spread from person to person. For further info, please visit the following site:

https://www.medicinenet.com/hay_fever/article.htm#how_do_health_care_professionals_diagnose_allergic_rhinitis_how_do_health_care_professionals_identify_allergies


Regards

C K
Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:42:03 AM

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Anti-histamines give temporary relief.

In India it is said 'Allergy is rub di marji' means, Allergy is will of GOD.
Koh Elaine
Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019 2:07:50 AM
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Ashwin Joshi wrote:
Anti-histamines give temporary relief.

In India it is said 'Allergy is rub di marji' means, Allergy is will of GOD.
Please elaborate on your reply.
Ashwin Joshi
Posted: Saturday, June 1, 2019 4:17:19 AM

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It means allergy caused by histamines cannot be permanently cured.

In India eating of raw onions, in many cases, is considered to be the cause of nasal mucous.
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