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Nasal corticosteroids are very effective in controlling allergic inflammation in the nose. Corticosteroids work on multiple cell types and mediators for example, mast cells, macrophages, leukotrienes and so on, to control inflammation. Nasal steroid sprays are usually first line treatment for nasal symptoms of hay fever or allergic rhinitis.
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