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Medicines for nasal block due to dust allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   I am suffering from severe nostril block
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and I think I have a dust allergy
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   what kind of medicine can I have to resolve
User :   this prob
User :   I have this from last week
Doctor :   I suggest that you first take steam inhalation at least thrice a day with a few drops of menthol oil or xxxxx caps
User :   any medicine?
User :   ok thanks
User :   sounds good
Doctor :   Also I suggest that you avoid regular usage of nasal drops as they might aggravate the problem rather than helping you.
User :   ok
User :   cool
Doctor :   While steam inhalation you should bend your head and tilt it to either side and hold it tilted for a few minutes.
Doctor :   That will help drain the sinuses.
User :   hmm I have started that
Doctor :   Also try to avoid cold weather, cold food stuffs and drinks and pollution. Wear warmer clothing
Doctor :   and wear a face mask when dusting or exposed to traffic.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You dont really need medicines for allergies as lifestyle modifications help better than medicines.
User :   hmm ok
Doctor :   The steaming is better done as many times as possible to get better relief.
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