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Sneezing and runny nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   its my third time on this web
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical please
User :   ok
User :   m having sneezing and runny nose prb
Doctor :   since when
User :   frm last 8 months continuously
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   male 23 medi
User :   unmarried
Doctor :   so how can i help you now
User :   it was severe with cough in january
Doctor :   ok
User :   i went ti hospital here and they gave me aminophyiline orally and levofloxacin int. venously
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have history of allergy
User :   then i was ok for few days but
User :   no
User :   most problematic is sneezing 100 times a day
Doctor :   ok
User :   please give me advice
User :   last time also u left in between
Doctor :   does this run in ur family
Doctor :   getting frequent cold
User :   no
User :   never me too never had such problem before
Doctor :   ur problem could be due to climate
Doctor :   allergy
User :   this problem ocurred this yr only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u body must be sensitive
Doctor :   to cold
Doctor :   i understand
User :   i never had such prb
User :   i am in a really confused state plz help me
Doctor :   do u have deviated nasal septum?
User :   no
Doctor :   did u get allergic tests done anytime
User :   not yet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anytime u got ur blood tests done
Doctor :   blood routine?
User :   ya in jan
User :   with x-ray
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what the report
User :   but it was all nor
User :   normal
User :   nothing more than common cold
Doctor :   ok
User :   but that time i was feeling like dyspneac
Doctor :   it might be due to viral infection
Doctor :   symptomatic treatment
Doctor :   is all required
Doctor :   but we need to clinically examine u
User :   aihistaminesnt
User :   and antibiotics
User :   is it?
Doctor :   antibiotics is of no use in viral infection
User :   ya i know but
Doctor :   dont take too much of nasal decongestant either
User :   ya doctor ,i m aware of that
Doctor :   or it can be due to allergy
User :   doctor do u thinkits hay fever
Doctor :   Damp weather, especially in northern temperate climates, or pollutants in the air and in buildings also can affect people subject to chronic sinusitis.
Doctor :   yes it is possible
Doctor :   we can treat only after identifying a possible cause
User :   t?hen
Doctor :   what medicine are taking as of now
User :   now no medicine
User :   but before i was taking
Doctor :   Inhaling steam from a vaporizer or a hot cup of water can soothe inflamed sinus cavities
User :   levocetrine and loratidine
User :   ok dr
Doctor :   u can continue with them
Doctor :   A hot water bottle; hot, wet compresses; or an electric heating pad applied over the inflamed area also can be comforting
Doctor :   u might be to be evaluated
Doctor :   if this problem persists
Doctor :   ok
User :   but these r all symptomatic trtment
Doctor :   yes
User :   no complete solution
Doctor :   avoid smoke, and things will cause allegry
Doctor :   surgery can be solution for some
User :   dr i never smoke or drink
Doctor :   smoke in environment
User :   ok
Doctor :   Air conditioners help to provide an even temperature, and electrostatic filters attached to heating and air conditioning equipment are helpful in removing allergens from the air.
User :   is surgery only ultimate solutin/
Doctor :   if u have polyp
User :   but some times a/c is causing nasal congestion
Doctor :   it does help , so also in case of DNS
Doctor :   use a heater
Doctor :   if the climate is cold
User :   ok dr
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done
User :   ok dr
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no dr
User :   his was the only problem
User :   thank u dr
Doctor :   i suggest u to see a ENT surgeon
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   it was nice to consult with u
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