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Blocked nose while in AC - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   i have a stuffy nose problem when i enter into AC room ,
Doctor :   Does the nose get blocked?
User :   but it gets clear when i come out of AC room
User :   nose get blocked and some time runny nose
Doctor :   You have allergy to cold
User :   yes
User :   is it serious thing?
Doctor :   Actually the dry cold air in the AC rooms is the problem
Doctor :   Not serious
Doctor :   Yoiu have to make it moist
User :   can it be cured with changing any food habits or is there some remedy for this...
Doctor :   by putting normal saline drops in each nostril
User :   becoz my collegage are fine ...
Doctor :   yes it is unlucky that you are allergic to dry cold
Doctor :   You can make yourself comfortable by Normal saline drops, once every 3 hours in each nostril
User :   will it become permanent then... i mean taking (saline drops) .. , is there any side effects?
Doctor :   No side effects but use them sparingly
Doctor :   Whenever your nose is blocked
User :   ok
User :   can it be cured with anything else ( kind of exercise, food habit, or medicine )?
Doctor :   Ofcourse breathing exercise like Pranayama helps
Doctor :   No relation with food
User :   ok
Doctor :   Medicines have not done any good
Doctor :   Pranayama, twice a day for 15 minutes each
Doctor :   before and after office
User :   ok
Doctor :   Top of a building
Doctor :   in a quiet and pollution free open space is good
Doctor :   Park
Doctor :   Did you understand?
Doctor :   Do not expose to high dusty timings in the traffice
Doctor :   Wear a mask to cover your hair, nose and mouth
User :   ok , i wear
User :   helmet...
Doctor :   Along with helmet you need to wear a scarf kind or hanky
Doctor :   to cover the hair
Doctor :   mouth and nose
Doctor :   This makes good difference
Doctor :   Check it out for 2 weeks
User :   ok
User :   i met ENT spec. 3 months before,, he told it happens becoz of the blood, so can i give donate my blood to others.
Doctor :   You can donate blood no problem
Doctor :   There is something called Eosinophils in the blood
User :   k
Doctor :   these will increase called Eosinophilia
Doctor :   We can do a AEC coun
Doctor :   Absolute Eosinophil count test
User :   i also have deviated nosil septum in my left nosril
Doctor :   This is called DNS, deviated nasal septum
Doctor :   You can check out if this DNS is causing more problems to you
Doctor :   Did your ENT advise for surgery fixing it
Doctor :   Is it grossly deviated
User :   i don't know that ,, but still i am able to breath with left nostril,
Doctor :   That is Ok
Doctor :   Just do as I say
Doctor :   1) Pranayama
Doctor :   2) Avoid dust and pollutantss
User :   but my ENT took head x-xray, gave nose drops, pills to clear fus out of the body, but he did not tell anyting about surgery
Doctor :   3) Cover your exposed areas of hands, mouth nose and hair when you travel at peak hours of traffice
User :   k
Doctor :   Good so there is no need for surgery then
Doctor :   It means you may not have a gross deviation
User :   it is affecting my work , not able to busy with my work
Doctor :   Would you like to take a second opinion from a different ENT specialist
Doctor :   Which area do you live?
User :   i live near (near RT ngr. hebal, behind esteem maal ) , i went to columbia-asia hospital
Doctor :   I suggest you a different ENT specialist
User :   k
Doctor :   Would you be willing to go
Doctor :   Dr. S. V. AAAAAAA
Doctor :   One of our customer care team shall help you with appointment fixing and the details about the doctor
Doctor :   Please confirm your phone numebr
User :   is it worth going to this doc? ,sorry for this question? becoz i had 2 round of check up without any solution...
Doctor :   To be very honest with you, allergy has not complete cure
Doctor :   You have to evade the allergy causing things
Doctor :   called allergens
User :   k
Doctor :   Now it is worth to know what are those allergens and try to avoid them in our daily life
User :   ok, i got it ,
Doctor :   Is it not?
Doctor :   So do you know what are those allergens?
Doctor :   for you?
User :   yea, do some changes in my routine life and see if there is any result..
Doctor :   There are newer therapies given by ENT physicians to reduce these allergic reactions
Doctor :   These are recent entry and are slightly high cost
User :   but i think doctor can help me to find out allergens.
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   There are called Skin allergen tests
Doctor :   There are desensitization treatments also
User :   ok ,
User :   one thing i just want to know , is it related to asthma or sinus ???
Doctor :   This is an answer only after few tests
User :   ok
Doctor :   Chest Xray, Xray PNS, CBC and Spirometry
Doctor :   I think it should be Sinus
Doctor :   infection
User :   k
User :   you have anthing to tell me?
User :   i mean anything else.
Doctor :   Lifestyle modifications with avoidance of allergy is the key note
Doctor :   and I stress on it
User :   k
Doctor :   All the best
Doctor :   Do you wish to take an appointment
Doctor :   with Dr. AAAAAAA
Doctor :   If so, please let us know we can arrange for it
User :   Thanks lot for you discussion, i will consider this in the FEB. sure i will let you know
Doctor :   Ok Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   i think i got enough details from you. thanks once again!
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