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Itching and running nose due to allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can we help you
User :   Hi
User :  
I have allergic
Doctor :   ok

User :  
very frequently I get cold
User :  
for most of the smell
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
since how long have you been suffering form this
User :  
I have contacted the doctor in CMH
User :  
nearly 8moths to 1year
User :   she gave me Otrivin C
User :  
to use for 1 month
Doctor :   do you have rhinitis

User :  
but she is not guarantee that for long time
User :  
what it mean?
User :  
I don't know that terminology.
Doctor :   running nose

User :  
yes after some itching like feeling at start, after that running nose will star
User :  
once running nose starts it is unbearable it will not stop until I sleep for long time
Doctor :   ok is that seasonal or present throughout the year

User :  
not seasonal
User :  
will that be cured permanently
Doctor :   ok

User :  
or for shot period releaf
Doctor :  
is there any gross anatomical change with your nose
User :  
no
Doctor :   how long dose that last

User :   As I told once after long sleep it will be cured automitically

Doctor :   well the way you have put it it looks like to be a

Doctor :   an allergic rhinitis

User :   problem is that for most of smells I get itching and running nose
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
for which the treatment needs to be to find out the specific
User :  
ok
Doctor :   allergen by a patch test or allergen test

Doctor :  
and need to avoid them
Doctor :  
thats the best avoiding the allergen
User :   With test only we can find the exact treatment?
Doctor :   no these test will help you find what is the allergen that is causing the problem

Doctor :   then you need to avoid them thats all

Doctor :  
treatment will bye and large be only symptomatic
User :  
You mean avoiding is the only permanent solution
Doctor :   that will erelieve you of these symptoms

User :  
but I dont know that for so many smells I get allergic
Doctor :   that is why you do the allergic test during which they will test you for all possible allergens
User :   before 1 year I was alright but after that only this got started suddenly and no solution other than avoiding makes me scared
User :  
ok
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :   I am sending you a feedback form now. Please take a moment to give your valuable opinion so that we can continuously improve our service.
User :  
So, conclusion is that permanent medical solution...only solution is find the allergic and avoid them
User :  
Am I correct?
User :  
Sure I will fill the feedback form
Doctor :   yes
User :  
Last question where can I go for that allergen test
Doctor :   go to KIMSH&RC VVPuram the communtiy medicine dept opd

User :   Thanks a lot Doctor for your valuable suggestion
User :  
bye
Doctor :  
ok if we have helped you then bye
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