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Have non allergic rhinitis. Feel cold and cough. How to overcome this?

Hi doctor i have non allergic rhinitis and whole year i feel cold and cough . I am not able to sleep properly. I tried lot of medicines but no luck. I went through FESS but no benefits. Can u pls tell me how to live a normal life. I am also doing breathing exercise. I am waiting for your valuable suggestion. Its a completely depressed situation for me.
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
It seems that you have had skin tests or blood tests for allergy that all came back as negative, and hence the diagnosis of non-allergic rhinitis.
The treatment is long term use of nasal corticosteroids plus or minus oral antihistamines (although of limited benefit). The nasal corticosteroid recommended is mometasone furoate 1 spray per nostril once daily (start with twice daily for a month). You can also use Azelastine spray 1-2 sprays three times a day for bad itching if required.
It is a difficult condition to treat completely and you are not alone.

Best Wishes.
Answered: Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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