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What causes cronic cold?

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Posted on Thu, 6 Nov 2014
Question: My Husband has cronic cold issue, which last long for 2 to 3 weeks sometimes. His job is on field. Is this because of environment pollution? Pls suggest
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Answered by Dr. Krunal Karade (30 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes it is because of environment pollution.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for the query.

I have read your query and understand your concern.

As per your clinical history it appears that your husband are having chronic allergic rhinitis . Yes it is because of environment pollution.

If I were his treating doctor, I would advice him
Avoid exposure , use nasal mask ,
Use Steam Inhalation twice daily,
Saline nasal spray thrice daily ,
Antihistaminic levocetirizine + Montelukast combination one in night till allergy subsides.

Hope this information helpful to you .If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.
Regards.
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Brief Answer: Yes it is because of environment pollution. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for the query. I have read your query and understand your concern. As per your clinical history it appears that your husband are having chronic allergic rhinitis . Yes it is because of environment pollution. If I were his treating doctor, I would advice him Avoid exposure , use nasal mask , Use Steam Inhalation twice daily, Saline nasal spray thrice daily , Antihistaminic levocetirizine + Montelukast combination one in night till allergy subsides. Hope this information helpful to you .If you have any further questions I will be happy to help. Regards.