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Running nose, wheezing, breathlessness during winter. Problem persists even after putting nasal drops. Solution?

i have allergy problem..during winter season i get severe running nose ..some times wheezing and breathlessness.. i used seroflo inhaler during night but for the past few days my nose is blocked in the upper portion and i cannot take air through the nose..i used nasal drops i get relief and again aftr 6 hrs the problem repeats again.. what should i do?
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
It is very likely you suffer from house dust mite allergy and will need either blood tests or specific IgE tests to confirm this. Other aeroallergens such as moulds, animal dander (if you have pets) should also be checked.

You need a combination of long-acting antihistamines such as Fexofenadine 180mg in the morning, mometasone furoate nasal spray 1 spray per nostril once daily, Montelukast 10mg at night for the winter months (3 months) to see the benefit.
Obviously the best decision on duration & time of treatment will be decided as per the results.

Best Wishes.
Answered: Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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