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Suffering from cold and allergy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How may i help you
User :   good evening Sir
Doctor :   Good evening
User :   actually i m having allergy problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i sneeze a lot
User :   say about 100 times a day
Doctor :   From when do you have this problem?
User :   when i am caught with cold
Doctor :   ok
User :   since childhood
Doctor :   Youe age?
Doctor :   8your
Doctor :   Location
User :   18yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you asthamatic
User :   i don't know probably
User :   when i consulted some doctors at my place
Doctor :   Your condition is probably hyper responsive bronchiles
Doctor :   They are the functional part of the lungs
User :   some told me that i have some allergen stuck up in the nose
Doctor :   In this case you have to follow some precautions
User :   and some say its because my nose bone is bent
Doctor :   1. avoid dusty enviornment
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. dont drink anything too cold
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. avoid allergy causing foods like fish, cabbage, some tumers
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   4. If you suffer from cold immidetely start on antibiotics
Doctor :   and also practise hot steaming
Doctor :   These simple steps will avoid you from allergies
User :   due to sneezing i feel headache
Doctor :   I also have some suggestions for tests
Doctor :   ok
User :   and if during cold or some liitle sneezing if i go out to the hot sun .. then i get severe cold
Doctor :   Excessive sneezing increases intracranial pressure leading to headache
Doctor :   Plz test your differential blood count
User :   yes exactly sir
Doctor :   Was your lung function tests done any time in the past?
User :   No
Doctor :   If possible get it done too
Doctor :   Any history of Tuberculosis
User :   would u like prescribe any medicines
Doctor :   Do you smoke/ consume alcohol
User :   No
User :   No
Doctor :   As this an online consultation its unethical to prescribe
User :   i dont have any addictions
User :   ya thats fine
Doctor :   As you will require physical examintion before prescription
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   I can suggest you home remedies only and OTC drugs
Doctor :   Sinarest can help you atpresent
User :   and one more thing sir .. when i get cold or sneezing i take Cetrizin content tablets
Doctor :   * at present
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   that will do better
User :   and in extreme cases i take avil 25
Doctor :   Sinarest is combination of paractemol, cholrphenarimine, caffine
Doctor :   Avil should not be frequently used
User :   i had taken up a course of levo cetrizin for 6 months regularly as per the advice of the doctors at my place
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and moreover i take any anti histamininc tablets and as and when i get sleep
User :   i sleep
Doctor :   plz get yoiur self examine by a pulmonologist
User :   and after sleep i get to normal state
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i do not feel comfortable to breath through my nose
User :   and it remains mostly blocked
Doctor :   Obviously when there is nasal blockage it happens
Doctor :   Do have DNS
Doctor :   Deviated nasal symptom
User :   perhaps
Doctor :   Then you will have nasal blockage
Doctor :   you can use Nasoclear drops before sleep, releives congestion
User :   even i too get over exhausted when i run or when i drive my bike
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   As said do consult an pulmonologist
User :   can u suggest in what way i should tell the doctors at my place to consult as they dont get what i mean to say
Doctor :   tell them you want your lung function tests done
User :   and can u suggest any hospital outside places like b'lore to go for tests
Doctor :   Ya
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
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