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Running nose, difficult breathing, allergy problem. Permanent treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Oct-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i am suffering from Alergy from last couple of months
User:Like: running nose, sometimes nose will block, very diffcult to breath
User:could you please me on this one
Doctor:May I know your age and gender?
Doctor:How frequent are these symptoms?
User:32 Years and Male
User:its like seasonal
Doctor:Are these symptoms only for the last couple of months?
User:generally i observed from August to XXXXXXX or feb it will be more
User:may be from last 1 to 1 1/2 years
Doctor:Have you seen a doctor or tried any medications?
User:once i visited the appolo hospital
User:he gave me the Allergy tablet
Doctor:Ok; how did you feel after the medication?
Doctor:Did you undergo any testing?
User:after midcation, didt have any difference
User:same problem
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Yes, seasonal allergic symptoms does happen in many individuals.
Doctor:Here the cause is generally unknown, it might due to weather changes causing autonomic changes, allergies, infection or may be a pre-existing nasal condition.
Doctor:Therefore I generally recommend my patients to see an ENT surgeon when the symptoms are worst
Doctor:so that a proper cause is found.
Doctor:If the symptoms are purely allergy related, then a specific cure is difficult to achieve.
Doctor:We only rely on controlling the symptoms with medicines given to you in the past.
Doctor:Besides that, i also recommend my patients to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables to keep body fit and healthy
Doctor:this helps in developing body's ability to go through symptoms much easier.
User:in general allergy comes in any one of the point which you mentioned right
Doctor:No, allergens can be multiple.
Doctor:The commonest allergens are pollens from tree, dust and pollutants.
Doctor:Besides that one can be allergic to specific food; medication and so on.
Doctor:Further, the autonomic nervous system of some individuals are sensitive to weather changes.
User:in my case, if i take bath and come out sneezing will start around 4 to 6 time continously
Doctor:You could develop the symptoms just due to temperature drop.
Doctor:What I recommend my patient is to take primary precautions to specific allergens. And use antihistamine or other allergy treatments immediately before one has full flare of symptoms.
Doctor:Off course only after we confirm the diagnosis of allergy.
User:in my house if somebody is cooking and because of that also sneezing will start
Doctor:If you have any other condition causing the symptoms, that can be treated independently.
User:to whom i need to visit for this
Doctor:Sneezing a couple of times is normal defense mechanism.
Doctor:It doesn't necessarily mean you have allergy.
Doctor:With allergy, you will have persistent sneezing and other group of symptoms.
Doctor:You should consider visiting an ENT specialist to confirm whether the symptoms is purely allergy or other causes.
Doctor:if it is indeed purely allergy, you can be referred to an allergy specialist.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:do you refer the ENT Specialist
Doctor:I do not have a personal reference of ENT specialist. But if you want, I can place a request on your behalf to the customer support team. They will mail you specialist around your locality.
Doctor:If that is ok with you, please confirm your email and your location.
User:Electronic City, Hosur Road, Bangalore
Doctor:Your location?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:No Doctor, Thank you very much for your time
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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