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Suggest natural remedies for frequent cold and nasal congestion

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Posted on Fri, 4 May 2018 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I usually have nose blocks due to cold most of the times. Due to this i feel difficulty in breathing through mouth when my nose is blocked. i wanted to know if there is any natural ways to avoid my frequent cold and nose blockings.

I do not drink cold water or any other cold items.
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Allergic rhinitis

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Frequent nasal blockage in response to cold are a sign of allergic rhinitis. It is usually due to a nasal septum deviation. You should get a x-ray paranasal sinuses done to see the exact pathology. The management will depend on the reports.

For symptoms relief you can take tablet levocetrizine plus montelukast once daily and nasal spray twice daily for a week.

Take steam inhalation.

All the medicines I have prescribed will be available only on prescription.
Follow up with the required information so that I can suggest you better.
Any further questions are always welcome.
Take care
Thanks and regards
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