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Chronic rhinitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u??
Doctor :  
r u there??
User :   yeah doc
User :   sorry for the delay
User :   i have running nose since a month
User :   i dont get any fever or any thing
User :   do u know what the problem might be ?
Doctor :  
just 2 min
Doctor :  
sorry i was on other chat
Doctor :  
u there
User :   its ok
User :   yes i am
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   whats ur age/sex??
User :   I am 23 , male
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   u are from
User :   Bangalore
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   relax cold is a very common problem ...nothing to worry..i will tell u the main reason for...cold lasting more than...1 month
User :   ok.
User :   I am not worried much
Doctor :   most common reason is allergy

Doctor :  
good
User :   ok.
Doctor :  
then viral infection
Doctor :  
and if it associated with headache we should think about sinusitis
User :   i did visit a doc 3 weeks back n he had given me anti bacterial medicines for infection
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
is the secretion from ur nose is very thick??
User :   it worked initially n things were back to normal but after few days it started again
User :   sometimes it is, but most of the time its almost like water
Doctor :  
normally...it will be because of..viral infection and further it will be...infected by..bacterial infection
Doctor :  
do u have headache??
User :   none.
Doctor :  
only cold??
User :   3 weeks back before going to the doc i had mild fever.
Doctor :   ok

User :   but after that nothing
User :   its just running nose
Doctor :  
what medication did u take??
User :   i dont remember exactly the name though, but the doc had given me anti bacterial and a tablet to reduce the mucus
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
it may be either because viral/allergic
User :   there were couple of blisters on my tongue when doc had tested
User :   he had told that its an infection
Doctor :   ok

User :   but those blisters have reduced but not completely
Doctor :  
that is due to fungali infection...u apply candid solution...on to those blisters
Doctor :  
it indicates that ur immunity is very weak
User :   ok.
User :   so what should i do for the running nose now ?
Doctor :  
whats ur height/weight??
User :   should i get myself checked for allergy ?
Doctor :  
u take tab allegra 180 mg two times /day after food
User :   my height is 5 7 and i weigh 63kgs
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
good
Doctor :   and it will reduce ur running nose...and also take vapourisation
Doctor :  
it will give instant relief..avoid cool drinks and i cecreams as much as possible
User :   ok.
User :   i hardly eat outside.
User :   i dont like ice cream as it is.
Doctor :  
dont take food stored inside...fridge
User :   ok.
Doctor :  
ok
User :   how many should i take this allegra
Doctor :   did u note down the tab name??
User :   days i mean
User :   yes i did .
Doctor :  
take for 4 days...and let me know the status.
User :   ok doc. will do that.
Doctor :   u working /studying??
User :   what time of the day should i taken them
User :   i am currently working
Doctor :  
morning once and night once after food
User :   ok
Doctor :  
u work in airconditioned room?/
User :   yes :(
Doctor :   okk
Doctor :  
are u allergic to AC??
User :   i dont think so.
User :   i am working since lat one year
Doctor :  
OK
Doctor :   fine ..
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ok doc. i will take allegra as u mentioned, and will get back to you after 4 days
User :   nothing.
User :   i just wanted to know what to do with this nose as its really irritating
Doctor :   and dont forget to take vapourisation
User :   ok . will do that
Doctor :   it will give a greak relief
User :   ok.
User :   thanks doc.
Doctor :  
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User :   sure
Doctor :   bye take care
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