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Allergy issues, have nasal and ear block, pounding headache, dizziness. What other than antihistamines?

I have bad allergy problems so I am going to be tested in a couple of days to find out what my allergies are. I am not supposed to take any antihistamines for the next few days. Today I can not get any air through either side of my nose AT ALL! I have tried steam, nasal spray, vicks, spicy food and still nothing. My ears are also bothering me, and I have a pounding headache along with dizziness. What can I do or take for some relief that doesn't contain antihistamines? I feel like Im on the verge of a panic attack since I cant breathe well! Stuffy nose is the worst feeling in the world to me.
Asked On : Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
You get food panel must checked if you are going for allergy tests
Apply neosporin H eye ointment in the nose Bd
put sea water drops i drop bd or tds in each nostril
can use brnchodilator syp for being easy as it also have effect on nose

Answered: Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi 's  Response
Sep 2013
Hello, thanks for vising the H.C.M.C.
In our surrounding there are thousands of allergen present such as mite ,dust,powder,smoke, fume ,spray,pollen etc etc.
In such type of atmosphere it is not possible for a person to remain aloof from these things.
Allergy produces congestion in the breathing area of lungs that's why lumen of alveoli becomes narrow hence there is difficulty in breathing.
Stuffy nose, sneezing,whistling sound from mouth and nose are the some common complaints we have to face.
If attack of allergen is more severe than there is breathlessness.
Any how in such type of conditions you have to avoid allergen if possible.
Bronchodilators are the best treatment after the advice of doctor.
Good luck. Dr.Het.
Answered: Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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