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Suffering from frequent runny nose, cough. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:Weekly 3 times i used to affect with cold
Doctor:May i know what you mean by cold ?
User:running nose and cough
Doctor:Do u have any nose blocks, runny nose, headache, fever, cough, chest pain ??
User:if i took citrizan means next day it will clear
Doctor:do they subside the same day, or how long do they last ?
User:s same day only
User:some time am unable to breath
Doctor:Do you have any wheezing ?
Doctor:you mean nose blocks , ?
Doctor:The best way to deal with this is to inhale steam, 3-4 times in a day
User:severe running nose
Doctor:the other option, is to use KARVOL PLUS INHALANT, which you can add to hot water , and then inhale the steam
Doctor:You can also directly inhale the contents of Karvol plus inhalant caps
User:i need permanent solution for this
Doctor:The directions are provided at the back of the medication, which you can read carefuly and use them
User:ok dr
Doctor:first and foremost, the probable cause of your symptoms could be due to sinusitis , or due to Deviated nasal septum
Doctor:which needs to be ruled out by a physical examination
User:ok dr
Doctor:in case, of sinusitis, a course of antibiotics can clear the infection
Doctor:in case there is DEVIATED nasal septum , DNS, then depending on the severity, you may need surgery to correct it
User:ok doctor thanks a lot
Doctor:U are welcome
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