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Getting mild allergy problem after travelling. Any cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My mother has come to Hyderabad from Manipal about a month ago and ever since has been suffering from a mild allergic reaction.
User:Not sure what is the reason.
Doctor:Allergy can be to a variety of things
User:She feels tingling on her nose and eyes along with series of sneezes
Doctor:It can be due to change in weather, dust, smoke, pollen
Doctor:lots of things
User:If she takes an anti allergic like ALLEGRA 120; it subsides for a day or 2 but reoccurs
Doctor:Is the weather in Manipal significantly different from that in Hyderabad?
Doctor:There are a few things she can do XXXXXX
Doctor:First, she should take steam inhalation
Doctor:twice a day
User:Yes. Manipal is a sea side town, high humidity
User:hyderabad is dry
Doctor:Second, she should take tulsi tea
Doctor:It will help a lot
Doctor:The Allegra will also help
Doctor:and she should minimize exposure to extreme temperatures
Doctor:I think it can be due to the dust or change in tenperature
Doctor:The steam should help a lot
Doctor:She should always try and keep herself slightly warm
User:ok doctor; we will try these,
Doctor:at night, if you put on a hot plate
Doctor:and put a pan of water on that
Doctor:it will humidify the room
Doctor:it should significantly help
Doctor:I think thats what is required
User:Right. Thanks much
Doctor:The tulsi tea and steam particularly
User:Thankyou for your time!
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Have a great day ahead
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