Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
138 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

How to treat allergic symptoms caused by fire in the fireplace?

This weekend, I had a fire in the fireplace, since then me and my daughter have had allergy symptoms (congestion watery eyes, clogged sinuses, how long will these symptoms continue to persist, and is there a way to use the fireplace without having these reaction. Thanks Vic
Thu, 27 Mar 2014
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics ,  
Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
Hello,
Welcome to HCM,

The symptoms are suggestive of some allergic reactions following exposure to triggering factor like ashes created by the fire.

These allergens can stimulate the mast cells to release the mediators of allergy like histamine, which will produce all these symptoms. If you are able to find out the cause for your symptoms it will be easy to avoid the triggering factor as for as possible.

To control these symptoms, I would suggest you to take Tab Montek LC, for 3 days which will reduces the symptoms but it is not going to cure the allergy completely.
Thank you.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

hi, i have had diarrhea for 8 day, it started w allergy like symptoms and moved to my stomach.i ve tried a few different over the counter diarrhea...

Recent questions on  Histamine

doctor1 MD

I had an open heart by pass surgery an year ago.Yesterday night I had fish . Soon after eating eat I developed rashes all over the body that...

doctor1 MD

My mother has always had arrhythmia. She thought it must have been normal. She would usually cough and it would stop. She now suffers from...

doctor1 MD

I ve been dealing with dysbiosis , candidiasis and leaky gut. I am now on a biofilm protocol. For the past two days I ve been getting hives all...

doctor1 MD

hello after itching after bathing and doctors attributed it to high release of histamine when i bath.Yesterday i masterbated at the bath room...

doctor1 MD

I put Vision in my eyes yesterday and they started stinging and running and my vision has been blurred and foggy ever since. What do I do? I have...

doctor1 MD

I had the flu a month ago. I no longer have a fever (feeling loads better) but I still have lingering Nasal Congestion and a cough . I was...

doctor1 MD

I suffered from GERD and also have a Hiatel hernia ...doctors placed me on nexium and I've taken it for probably 15 yrs. When I ask doctors about...