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Allergic rhinitis causing swelling like feeling in the throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i wud like to know
User :   does allergic rhinitis
User :   cause a swelling like feeling in throat
Doctor :   any allergy causes the covering of your throat
Doctor :   to swell
Doctor :   and that causes the swelling like feeling
User :   ok
Doctor :   as though something is obstructing you
User :   but it is on left side only
Doctor :   your throat
User :   no actual swelling is there
User :   but some feeling
Doctor :   depends upon which part of the mucosa (iner covering) is involved
Doctor :   yes
User :   like thorns in throat
Doctor :   yes
User :   also
Doctor :   thats how the feeling is
User :   my cold is cured by allegra
User :   but this feeling is not goign
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   allegra reduces the chemicals which produce allergy
Doctor :   so further damage
Doctor :   is not caused
User :   what shud i do
Doctor :   but the swelling of the mucosa takes time to subside
Doctor :   try to avoid cold weather
Doctor :   dust cold drinks
User :   ya but i hv consujmed almost 30 tabs of allegra
Doctor :   as they aggravate the irritation
User :   i hv to sit in AC
Doctor :   in how much time period?
User :   in office
Doctor :   ok
User :   8 to 10 hrs
Doctor :   cant you ask them for a seperate cabin?
Doctor :   explaining your problem?
User :   not possible
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then you can wear warm
Doctor :   clothing to work
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   what type of food i shud take
Doctor :   you should avoid all cold items
User :   i am a veggie
User :   ok
Doctor :   try to reduce spicy oily food
Doctor :   as it also irritates your throat
User :   one more qtn
Doctor :   icecreams
Doctor :   should be avoided
Doctor :   go ahead
User :   i am having small rash in my mouth
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   an ulcer?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   but not irritating me
Doctor :   the most common cause is
Doctor :   stress
Doctor :   or bcomplex deficiency
User :   i hv already started bcomplex 2 days back
Doctor :   i suggest that you take B complex with C tablets
Doctor :   try to add vitamin C
User :   becousoles
Doctor :   too as it
Doctor :   prevents allergy
User :   and when do i will completely recover
Doctor: Please confirm your details
User :   with regular medication
User :   yes
Doctor :   that will depend upon how well you take the precautions
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it will slowly subside with time
Doctor :   allergic tendency also slowly subsides with time
User :   i am suffering too much
User :   feels frustrated nowadays
Doctor :   take the precautions i mentioned
Doctor :   they usually benefit you
Doctor :   to a certain extent
Doctor :   if the symptoms are increasing
Doctor :   you may need stronger medications
User :   and what even this treatment can not completelly receover
Doctor :   it usually does
User :   ok
Doctor :   as you are not allergic from birth
Doctor :   you chatted with us earlier
User :   past 1 month i am on allegra tablet
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so i suggest that you follow the precautions
Doctor :   life long
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   also avoid pet animals
Doctor :   and dust
User :   no pets
Doctor :   fur can irritate the nose
User :   today i was sheivering in AC
User :   i got out of the office
Doctor :   thats why you need to wear warm clothing
User :   yes sure
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   can i go for allergy test
Doctor :   IGE?
User :   yes
Doctor :   you have already got it done rt?
User :   yes
Doctor :   the levels will be elevated for sometime
User :   ok
User :   thnks a lot doctor
Doctor :   its just done to know if its an allergy or no
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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