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Have allergic problem, especially in cold climate. Sneeze a lot and it leads to cough with headache. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Aug-2013
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User:hi Doctor
User:I have seasonal allergic problem, especially in cold climate...
Doctor:Ok what are the symptoms that you have then?
Doctor:How long you have this problem?
User:bcoz of allergy, I will sneeze a lot and it leads to cough also...and after that I will be having headache because of sneeze and cough..
User:for allergy I am taking one antihistamine, but now my problem is headache because of cough...
User:is this headache is normal bcoz of cough?
Doctor:yeah because of cough there is some pressure that is built in the skull causing headache
Doctor:As the name says, Seasonal allergy is common amongst many and occurs during certain seasons
Doctor:The fact is allergy has no cure
Doctor:The factors that cause the allergy (allergens) during particular seasons are to be avoided
User:should I take medicine for headache...last time when it occured, it went of by itself
Doctor:Now a days the doctors can do patch test or blood test to determine what are the allergens that you are reacting severely
Doctor:and can do slow desensitization
Doctor:mainly done by Immunologists there is no complete cure medicine for allergy ??
Doctor:You have to clean the allergen that is stuck to the mucosa of the nose, eyes, ears and mouth
Doctor:which triggers the allergic reaction and cause the symptoms of cough, sneeze, cold
Doctor:So I suggest you to keep clean these parts as soon as you are exposzed to the allergen
Doctor:that will stop the triggers and the symptoms
Doctor:The wash better be done with warm saline water
Doctor:If not cold water is fine
Doctor:if you are in office you can go to rest room and clean these with cold tap water
User:ok doctor..
Doctor:At home you can prepare warm saline water
User:ok..u mean lukewarm..rite?
User:ok..thanks doctor...
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
Doctor:Thank you for visiting here
Doctor:Bye for now.
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