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Suffering from chronic allergy rhinitis. No help with nasal sprays, salt water gargling. Suggestions?

Hello sir my name is omar. As per the local doctor m suffering from chronic allergy rhinitis . I have a lots of post nasl drip, specially when I wake up in the morning I cough like anything as if therr is somethingstuck in my throat . One of my nostrils is always block. I have tried all kinds of anti allergies n antihistamines n all kind of available nasal sprays but obviously they seem to have a very temporary effect. I ahve been doing gargles of salt n luke warm water but I am not fine n m getting sick of it. My quality of life has gone down to drain. Worst thing is that I am a smoker Plz plz plz help
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Hi Omar,
Thanks for writng your query.

Allergy can be prevented by knowing the allergens which are triggering your problem and avoiding them.

I hope that you have been already investigated previously by your doctor.
It will be helpful if you mention the reports of the tests done.

If not already investigated, you should get the following investigations done :-
1. Complete Blood Count(CBC).
2. X-Ray PNS
3. Culture/Senstivity of the nasal discharge.

I would suggest that you should take Fenofexadine 120 mg once a day along with phenylepherine, if already not taken. Rest treatment depends upon the reports of the investigations.

You should also get yourself examined by an ENT specialist to rule out Deviated Nasal Septum(DNS).

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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