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Posted on Mon, 7 Aug 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I have had slight sinus drainage, sneezing fits, occasional coughing up of mucous and behind the eyes aching since the end of March. No fever. When it began there was a lot of tree pollen and others were having the same symptoms. I am using an over the counter decongestant that helps. What can I do now to get rid of this?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Better to start Montelukast.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on HealthcareMagic.
I can understand your concern.

By your history and description, the possibility of allergic disease is more.

So I'd suggest taking a combination of antihistamine (Levocetirizine or Fexofenadine) and anti allergic (Montelukast).

Also, do warm water gargles and steam inhalation 4-5 times a day.

Don't worry, you will be alright with 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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Follow up: Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 1 hour later
Do you write prescription or are these over the counter?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 11 hours later
Brief Answer:
You will mostly get these drugs over the counter.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
I don't know about your part of world but in my part of world (India), these are over the counter drugs.
I think you will mostly get these over the counter.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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