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Sneezing, running nose, heaviness on facing artificial light - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello doctor. I am suffering from sneezing, runny nose & headache since last 8-9 years               
User :   hello doctor this is XXX
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   I m Dr. XXX
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   i am suffering from seezing, runny nose itchy eyes and throat since last 8-9 years
User :   daily morning when i wake up sneezing starts violently and water blows from my nose
Doctor :   ok
User :   i feel heaviness above eyebrows when i face artifical light like sun, tubelights, computer lights etc
User :   i feel itching in throat and there are red rashes in throat
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to know that type of problem i am having
Doctor :   The problems I could think of right now after your symptoms are
Doctor :   1) Photophobia to sun light
Doctor :   2) Allergic rhinitis
User :   what is remedy for this problem
Doctor :   You have to reduce the brightness of the computer monitor
Doctor :   You have to use low candecent bulbs
Doctor :   You have to use sun glasses with UV ban
Doctor :   and hat while going out in sun
Doctor :   These measures are good for photophobia
User :   well doctor how about seezing and runny nose
User :   i want remedy for that problem
User :   sneezing
Doctor :   I have few tips for them too
Doctor :   1) Change the bed sheets once every 3 days
Doctor :   Wash them in high temperature water
Doctor :   2) Hang them indoors
Doctor :   Not outside
Doctor :   3) Change the curtains of the windows once every 3 days and wash in high temp water
User :   well doctor suggest some medicines for controlling this problem
Doctor :   It will not get controlled with medicines
Doctor :   It is an allergy problem, you have to avoid / restrict the contact of allergens
User :   may i know are u a allopathy doctor or homeopathy doctor ??
Doctor :   Allopathy
User :   then doctori believe there will definately some allopathy medicine to controll sneezing
Doctor :   Why do you look for controlling the symptoms
Doctor :   Try to remove the cause
Doctor :   If you remove the cause the symptoms are not there
Doctor :   You can take Tab AVIL for control of symptoms
User :   but what shall i do when i sneeze violently
Doctor :   Tab AVIL
User :   it may be due to sinus ??
Doctor :   one tablet
Doctor :   It is an allergic cause and it can be rhinitis
User :   i am still not able to identify the type of problem i am having. some doctors say i have sinus, some say its allergic rhinitis and some say that its due to tonsills
User :   i am very much confused
User :   please give me some good adivce to identify the type of problem i am having
Doctor :   This is as described by you an allergic issue
Doctor :   Do what I said to you about the avoidacne of allerges
User :   is allergy curable ??
User :   should i undergo some blood tests or allergic tests
Doctor :   Look there are some methods caled patch tests
Doctor :   and then desensitisations by ENT or Dermatologist
Doctor :   You can approach them for these methods
User :   can i have a transcript of this chat ??
User :   doctor reply fast
User :   as time is very short
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You can go to accounts and settings
Doctor :   and click on the chat history
Doctor :   Accounts and Settings are on the top corner of the page
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