Suggest treatment for frequent running nose

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Posted on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I am having running nose frequently. I am a smoker, roughly smoking aorund 7 cigarettes per day. I have this running nose problem very frequently. I used to take a single dose of allergin before going to bed. Next day morning will be totally fine with a good sleep. Am I in right path though the running nose is affecting me from time to time.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You are mostly having allergic rhinitis.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on HCM.
By your history and description, in my opinion you are mostly having allergic rhinitis.
First line of treatment for allergic rhinitis is nasal spray containing steroid.
Twice daily in both nostril is starting dose. Then we need to taper it down according to symptomatic control.
So better to consult ENT doctor and discuss all these.
Hope I have solved your query.
I will be happy to help you further.
Wish you good health.
Thanks.
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