Donna, a twenty-one-year-old nursing student, sees her nurse practitioner in December after experiencing itchy eyes and nasal congestion with watery nasal discharge for five weeks. She also has a â€ticklingâ€ cough that worsens at night, and she has experienced periods of recurrent sneezing. Every spring and fall, she gets a lot of â€colds.â€
Provide a pathophysiological response in the body to the questions concerning Donna and her health. Examine and characterize the pathophysiology linked to the potential disease.