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Runny nose, throat irritation, aches, low grade fever with exhaustion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   For the past 6 weeks, I have been getting sick approximately every 10 days. Initial symptoms are runny nose, eventually irritating my throat - every time. Then, after a couple days of this, I abruptly have the following symptoms: aches, chills, low grade fever, exhaustion. This is the 4th time it has arisen. Each time to a different severity. The first time was the worst - symptoms lasted 3 days. Each subsequent time, I get a good night sleep and the symptoms seem to mostly go away. However, the runny nose has been a constant for most of the last 6 weeks. Any ideas as to what this might be?

Thanks a bunch.
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
let me read what you have typed
User :   thank you
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender. location, occupation.
Doctor :   do you tend to be in dusty environment?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
has the problem of running nose been there since before or has its started in last 6 weeks time?
User :   last 6 weeks
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
your symptoms are probably due to allergy.i recommend you to take a 'allergen patch testing' to be able to identify what you are allergic to.
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