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Date : 10-Sep-2014
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User:actually my wife is suffering from cold but it looks like long term one
Doctor:Since when is she having cold?
User:she is suffering from past 6-7 month ,we have been treated with pysician ,but temporarily feeling good
User:but again it repeats
User:we live in XXXXXXX
User:but now last 10 days she is having the cold
User:we have not taken any tablets
Doctor:is she having any allergy history?
User:her nose blocks always and difficult in breathing
Doctor:Does she get headache?
User:no she doesnot have any allergy hiestory
Doctor:Does she feel pain around cheeks?
User:but whenever we contact doctor they say ,its alergy
Doctor:recurrent cold in most of the cases could be allergy,exposure to cold air,cold food items
Doctor:Has she ever got sinus infection?
User:actually 1 week back i have been to XXXXXXX There we were for 1 week ,at that time she didnt have cold for 1 week
User:No sinus
User:doctor never told about this
Doctor:Does she get fever?
User:but little headache she feels
User:and she feels burning sensation in eye
User:is there any permanant solution u suggest us?
Doctor:there is nasal drops Azelastin 0.1% i drop in each nostril. 2 drops XXXXXXX in a can get this by with your ENT doctor prescrption
Doctor:it reduces cold
Doctor:Recurrent mostly allergic
Doctor:the permanent treatment is immunotherapy
User:is there any permanant solution for this allergic
User:what is this immunotherapy ??
Doctor:First she needs get it to confirm whether she has allergic rhinitis or not
Doctor:there is Bangolore allergic center in XXXXXXX XXXXXXX 4 th block
Doctor:Once it confirms she has allergy they start immunotherapy in which they will find allergen
Doctor:and will start her get littile exposure to allergens
Doctor:Are you there?
User:how much does this cost
Doctor:Am not sure about cost, it depends on duration of treatment and times of allergen shots(injections)
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:Thanks for u r suggestion
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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