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Frequent cold, during morning, sneezing, headache, nasal congestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello docto
Doctor :   how can i help u today ?
User :   I have a problem of having cold always
User :   how much ever medicine i take it does not
User :   Please advise
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know how many episodes of cold do u have in a year ?
User :   minimum 3 - 4
User :   specially during season change
Doctor :   maxium /
Doctor :   ?
User :   maximum 10
User :   and little cold is always there specially during morning
Doctor :   can u describe your symptoms during such episodes ?
User :   i get dry throat n breathing difficulty during start n then i get proper cold
Doctor :   describe what you mean by cold ?
Doctor :   headaches, fever, cough, nasal congestion , purulent expectoration ?
Doctor :   or just running nos e ?
User :   flowy nose, constant sneezing, headache (not always in 50 % cases), nasal congestion during night..
Doctor :   any other isssues ?
User :   i dont always get fever, but body temperature goes up to 100 temperature
Doctor :   Have u undergone tests ? What medications have you been on ?
User :   whenever i get cold i take cetricin
User :   and then it stops
User :   but little little always is there
Doctor :   any other medications ?
User :   no
Doctor :   From the history, u seem to have allergic rhinitis, and this is due to allergy to pollen or dust
Doctor :   and such allergies increase during seasonal changes
Doctor :   You might under go a skin test, to know the cause of the allergen
User :   what kind of test would that be? and where can i get that done?
Doctor :   and once that is known, a procedure called systematic desensitisation is done , where the allerigc response of the body, is overtime reduced
Doctor :   this is a skin test, and is done by a dermatologist
Doctor :   its a skin patch test,
User :   Can you suggest any doctor
User :   i stay at ghatkopar
User :   if you can suggest doctor near by
Doctor :   You can drop a mail at and ask their assistance to find a dermatologist, and they will do the needful for you
User :   ok. Thanks doctor
Doctor :   they will contact you over phone and help u out
User :   Thank you very much
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   take care and have a good day
Doctor :   bye for now
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