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Precautions for sinus and allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help yu
User :   Hi
User :   I have allergy and sinus problem. NOw I am taking homeopathic treatment.
User :   can you advice me on what food to avoid and what food to take to cure allergy
User :   /
Doctor :   What kind of allergies do you have
Doctor :   I mean you are allergice to?
User :   I am alergic to cold. When I take bath even in normal water, I will be sneezing and stufy nose.
Doctor :   When you have problem with cold why do avoid foods
Doctor :   avoid what you are allergic to
User :   During winter, I will have runny n stuffy nose all through night. I will have to breathe through mouth. It's a hell. doctor. Can you help me improve my health. I have this problem for more than 10 years.
Doctor :   Any way avoid outside junk foood
Doctor :   use sunflower oil
Doctor :   and olive oil
User :   So, can't I improve my health to suit to any food, I mean Can't I cure my alergic reaction ?
User :   Olive oil for what ? cooking?
Doctor :   You gradually get senstised
Doctor :   to the allergen at this point you are having soem problem
Doctor :   Olive oil coudl prove costly for cooking
Doctor :   Use sunflower oil
User :   I use sunflower oil only for so many years.
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   There is a technique called desensitisation
User :   Now my nose is blocked. Can you tell me any quick fix to open up the nostrils?
Doctor :   probably not practised in India
Doctor :   Two drops of clear water drops
Doctor :   in each one if out of home
Doctor :   at home steam inhalation
Doctor :   with Carvol vasocaps
User :   when I take steam inhalation, it will be releiving for some time. But soon after my cold will revert.
Doctor :   Do it 4 ot 5 times a day
Doctor :   even if not blocked
User :   My nose will be burned. Even if I do for one or two times, my nose will be burned.
User :   can you please give me any other fix for nose block?
Doctor :   you can take Otrivin- S
Doctor :   and put it into nostril
Doctor :   each time blocked
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   bye
User :   If I use that Otrivin S, I will be become adict.
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   It is not a addictive drug
Doctor :   it has more of water in it
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   bye
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