What causes sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes and congestion and a colonoscopy?

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Posted on Tue, 13 Oct 2015 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Colonoscopy today. After effects are very bad sneezing. Runny nose. Watery eyes. Congestion. Can I take antihistamines? Should I do anything else?
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Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 28 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes, you can take antihistamines

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.

Yes, you can take antihistamines to get relief from sneezing, runny nose and watery eyes.
If the nose is blocked, you can instill saline drops for relief.

Let me know if you have any more questions.
Regards,
Dr.R.K.
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