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Sore throat, coughing, sneezing, post nasal drip. Taking cough drops. Due to allergies?

Hello, I ve had an itchy throat with constant coughing, sometimes very harsh, and sneezing with clear exudate, and I ve been afebrile. It is very bothersome. The constant coughing and sneezing and runny nose keeps me awake at nite. I ve been eating coujgh drops like crazy just to soothe my throat. Any suggestions? Allergies? Sinusitis? Definite post nasal drip , sometimes thick, sometimes thin and watery and always clear.
Asked On : Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Hello this is DR ARPAN ,
Your history of persistent itchy throat, sneezing, coughing and post nasal drip with clear fluid and no fever suggests the diagnosis of allergic rhinitis and pharyngitis.
I will suggest you to do gargles with lukewarm salted water early in the morning before breakfast and steam inhalation on the appearence of symptoms.
Along with this i will prescribe you tab. Monte-L (montelukast-10mg + levocitrizine-5mg) one o.d.(one tab in the morning after breakfast at least for 2 weeks.
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Himanshu Pandey's  Response
Hi chocolatebrown ! Take anti allergy like cetrizine, if nose feel block take otrivin nasal drop. If too much respiratory distress take solbutamol tab. And for oral infection take amoxicilline tab. It think these medicine helps you. Take care. Bye.
Answered: Sat, 29 Dec 2012
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