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Nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, sneezing attacks. Due to allergies?

Hi Dr, My 8 year old son has been having stuffy nose for the last couple of weeks. Every day morning he gets up with breathing issue and after sometime he starts sneezing . He atleast sneezes 8 - 10 times within 10 - 15 mins. Not sure if he is allergic to something. Could you tell what s causing it and what s the easy remedy?
Asked On : Wed, 25 Jul 2012
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Hi and thanks for the query,
Its important It s important to know whether the child has presented with such symptoms before or not, any family history allergies or asthma. What you describe is compatible with allergic rhinitis or asthma.
A chest X ray might be required. Clinical evaluation to exclude any other conditions like nasal polyps through a careful clinical evaluation is important. Measuring blood eosinophil levels if raised shall be indicative of an allergic component. Immunoglobulin E levels f raised are almost diagnostic of allergic rhinitis or an allergic state.
My suggestion is you book an appointment with an ENT specialist for a proper planning and evaluation.
Thanks and best regards,
Luchuo, MD.
Answered: Fri, 31 May 2013
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