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Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis or hay fever is an allergic response to allergens causing sneezing, runny nose, coughing, sore throat, itchy and watery eyes, headaches, hives, and eczema. The most common allergen causing this is pollen. Antihistamines and decongestants are used to treat allergic rhinitis.

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I have a high eosinophil count. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a severe cough seven months back and lasted for a long time. During that period a severe pain started in my left shoulder and neck and still, it is persisting. The doctor used to give me a painkiller and it subsided for some period and then again it started. I stopped taking any...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I had seen attached reports here (attachment removed to protect patient identity). An eosinophil count is high in your case and history of a cough with the mucous present. Hence allergic rhinitis or a bronchitis-like case has to be ruled out. For that allergic testin...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing severe nasal congestion. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 34-year-old breastfeeding mother to a 6-week-old baby. I had little nasal congestion during pregnancy, which got aggravated due to two to three episodes of acid reflux while sleeping at night when I was in the third trimester. This led to severe nasal congestion and post-nasal drip....  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have read your query and I am sorry for such discomfort. So, have you had the above symptoms since the third trimester? You have nasal congestion that is troubling your breathing and sleep. What is the reason the ENT doctor mentioned for na...  Read Full »

Why do I have a nose block problem for the past month?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem of nose block for the past one month and I suspect this as sinus. I have done a CT scan. Please advise on treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Nageswara Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have allergic rhinitis along with a benign nasal polyp which is usually seen in patients with prolonged allergic rhinitis. You have also sinusitis associated with it. Polyps are usually removed surgically. I suggest taking Augmentin (Amoxycillin and Clavulanic acid...  Read Full »

How to treat localized yellow spot on the nose?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a yellow spot on the right nose. When something touches it like air or finger, it gets irritated and sneezing happen for at least five to six times or more. So, I captured photos to see it, and it appeared as localized yellow spot. I applied Clindamycin, but no much effect so far. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on the images provided (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the most likely diagnosis seems to be a blocked gland, similar to a pimple that we commonly encounter on the face. The skin is covered in tiny pores, each housing a hair follicle and an oil...  Read Full »

My 4-year-old struggles with allergies during winter. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,My 4-year-old seems to be struggling with allergies this winter, especially with sneezing and a runny nose. How can I identify if it is allergic rhinitis, and what are some safe and effective ways to manage these symptoms in a young child during the winter? I want to make sure my little on...  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. If your child frequently experiences symptoms like sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, and itchy or watery eyes, especially during winter, it could be allergic rhinitis. Consult a pediatrician for a definitive diagnosis, as they may recommend a...  Read Full »

I have a stuffy nose that causes brief dizzy spells. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a continuous stuffy nose which gives me brief dizzy spells that go once I try to blow my nose (not hard). It just helps equalize pressure. My glucose, BP, heart tests are normal. I eat and drink regularly. I work in a dusty environment. The dizziness is definitely associated wit...  Read Full »

Dr. Bindia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Either a dust allergy or infection is causing you an allergic rhinitis. You will need X-ray PNS (Water's view) and CT PNS for a confirmation. I suggest taking: 1. Tablet Azee 500 mg (Azithromycin) BD for five days. 2. Tablet Montair LC (Montelukast and Levocetirizine) ...  Read Full »

Kindly view my attachments and advice if I need a tonsillectomy.

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly view my attachments and advice whether I need a tonsillectomy.  Read Full »

Dr. Surabhi Chopra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From the pictures you have provided as an attachment, it seems you have rhinitis with a sore throat and a bad cough. To answer your question, I will request you to please provide me with the following details for better accuracy. 1) Age, 2) Symptoms in detail, 3) Dur...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for wheezing and chest congestion with post nasal drip?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 49 years old. I am a non-smoker. My father was a chain smoker and I lived with him for 19 years. Before four months, I developed a mild case of pneumonia. As a part of this, I developed a wheeze on my lower right lung. Since that time, I have had varying degrees of mild to moderat...  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Peerzada Tehmid Ul Haque

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Can you tell me how often do these symptoms come? Do you have any cough sputum production, shortness of breath, chest pain? Do you have palpitations? Do you have a fever? How long do the symptoms last? Are these persistent and are there any exacerbating factors? What i...  Read Full »

How should I adjust my allergy control strategies for winter?

Query: Hello doctor,I have allergic rhinitis, and because of this, I am experiencing worsening symptoms during the winter. Can you provide personalized advice on managing winter allergies, including any specific triggers or precautions I should know? How can I adapt my allergy management strategies during ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I can provide personalized advice on managing winter allergies based on your specific symptoms and environmental factors. Here are some tips: Identify Your Triggers: During the winter, common allergens include dust...  Read Full »

I catch cold like a clockwork every winter. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male, and every winter I seem to catch a cold like clockwork. It is becoming a real hassle, and I want to know if there are specific steps I can take to avoid getting sick during the colder months. Are there lifestyle changes or remedies you would recommend to stre...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. By your history and description, the possibility of seasonal allergic rhinitis is more likely. I would suggest you take the annual influenza vaccine every year. Do warm water gargles and steam inhalation four to five times a day. Take Mon...  Read Full »

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