temperature and in the scenario above presence of clear rhinorrhea and absence

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temperature, and in the scenario above, presence of clear rhinorrhea and absence of fever suggest the absence of infection (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon & Stewart, 2015). References Ball, J. W., Dains, J. E., Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2015). Seidel's guide to physical examination (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby. Holmes, S. & Scullion, J. (2012). Allergic rhinitis: Assessment and treatment. Nurse Prescribing. Vol. 10 (5). Pp. 222-228. Response 2 Kyna, Great work on your discussion post. I agree with you that this patient most likely has allergic rhinitis. The presence of clear rhinorrhea and absence of fever suggest the absence of infection, ruling out infectious rhinitis as a possible diagnosis, as this presents with green or yellow nasal discharge and elevated body temperature (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon & Stewart, 2015). As Holmes & Scullion (2012), stated, exposure of the nasal mucosa to irritants triggers an inflammatory response, resulting in itching, sneezing, nasal discharge, nasal congestion, and possibly pain in the if the sinuses are involved. References Ball, J. W., Dains, J. E., Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2015). Seidel's guide to physical examination (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
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Holmes, S. & Scullion, J. (2012). Allergic rhinitis: Assessment and treatment. Nurse Prescribing. Vol. 10 (5). Pp. 222-228.
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