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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Why do I suffer from cold and runny nose every summer?

Query: Hi doctor, During every summer season, I suffer from a cold and runny nose. What can be the reasons?  Read Full »


Dr. Murad Haider

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your case does not seem to be serious. The terms rhinorrhea and rhinitis are often used to refer a runny nose, it refers to inflammation of nasal tissues due to a number of reasons, which are as follows. Acute sinusitis. Allergies. Chronic sinusitis. Churg-St...  Read Full »

Please suggest a permanent solution for frequent sneezing and runny nose?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 30 years old. I have sneezing attack in the morning for the past nine years. Sometimes I have a running nose. I do not know when I have a runny nose. Is there any permanent solution? When I walk or work, I do not have a runny nose.   Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This condition is called allergic rhinitis and it is caused due to some allergens such as dust or pollen. First of all, avoid these allergens. This is the permanent solution to manage this problem. Drink lukewarm water for few days. Take tablet Cetirizine 10 mg once a d...  Read Full »

I have runny nose and sneezing problems for more than a year now. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 19 years old, and I have been suffering from a runny nose and regular sneezing for the last one and a half years. Previously I consulted a doctor who prescribed me two medicines, a Celin R tablet and a Bilasure M tablet, for three months. But it does not work. So could you help me in ...  Read Full »


Dr. B. Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The most common reason for the symptoms you are having could be severe allergic rhinitis with associated sinusitis. Before we jump to the treatment, I have tried to explain the cascade of events in a very simple manner below, even though it is not as simple as it looks. E...  Read Full »

Why do I have a stuffy nose, headache, and pain inside the nose after the nasal endoscopy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a nasal endoscopy without Lidocaine for rhinitis before seven months. I did not have any side effects after the procedure. However, yesterday, I had another nasal endoscopy with Lidocaine. Now my nose is stuffy, and I have also got a headache, pain inside the nose, and it hurts when...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Lidocaine can cause some mucosal membrane dryness. I suggest you continue tablet Xyzal (Levocetirizine) for a week and stop Dymista (Azelastine hydrochloride and Fluticasone propionate) because it contains an antihistamine that can treat allergy...  Read Full »

Why do I experience weakness, dizziness, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, eye pain, and tremors?

Query: Hello doctor, It started with loose motions 15 days ago and slight fever for few minutes, followed by severe sweating. Loose motions were controlled with some medications. After five days, suddenly I had whole-body flushing where the whole body felt hot from inside. It started from the head, cheeks,...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Deshwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. All complaints except allergic rhinitis appear to be related to anxiety and depression. Just relax, you are normal as far as your body is concerned. You can continue your depression medications. I suggest taking Fluticasone nasal spray, one spray in each nostril 12 hou...  Read Full »

Is my breathing difficulty and exhaustion due to hay fever?

Query: Hello,I have been suffering from dizziness or vertigo for the past two months. I am taking tablet Betahistine 8 mg thrice daily for more than two weeks. I am experiencing sneezing all day and having a feel of being out of breath and physically tired. I was diagnosed with hay fever last year. Could t...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.Tablet Betahistine may act on H1 and H3 receptors and act as a anti-allergic agents in few patients. So possibly the present symptoms may not be due to this drug. For hay fever symptoms you may use tablet Levocetirizine and Montelukast once a day for a week. If there is...  Read Full »

I am suffering from sneezes, runny, itching nose, and eyes. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from sneezes, runny, itching nose, and eyes for the past two months. I am not able to relax with this condition. I hope you could give me a better suggestion.   Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of acute allergic rhinitis like presentation. For that, anti-allergic medication like Fexofenadine can be prescribed for 5 to 7 days. Steam inhalation done three times a day with lukewarm water also beneficial. Do saltwater gargle with wa...  Read Full »

What is the reason for recurrent allergic cold episodes?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 16 years old and gets an allergic cold bout at least once a month. His symptoms during that time are an excessive running nose, frequent sneezing bouts, and nasal irritation. Please suggest the appropriate remedy for curing his allergy from the root and also for immediate re...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Give him Allegra M (Montelukast and Fexofenadine) tablet for a week in the evenings. This medicine is better than others as it produces the least sleep. This will help him read well. Keep away from dust, smoke, fumes, perfumes, mud, pollution, direct air-conditioning, e...  Read Full »

What could be done for the allergic reaction from drinking cold water or after going out in the rain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from an allergic reaction whenever I drink cold water, go out in the rain, expose myself to the cold breeze, or take a cold water bath. I get relief with cetirizine.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from vasomotor rhinitis. It is slightly different from an allergic rhinitis. To be sure we need to get more details: Does the rhinitis get triggered when you inhale dusty and polluted air? Does it worsen when you go close to flowers and pollen?...  Read Full »

When the weather changes, I always have cough and cold. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old male. I always have a cough. There is also a nasal flow, sneezing, nose block, headache, body pain and fever sometimes. These happen when the weather changes, when I have ice cream, cold drinks, banana, or get drenched in the rain. I had pneumonia during childhood ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and investigations (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a chronic cough, nasal congestion, and sneezing. There are different possibilities based on your other symptoms: Allergic rhinitis: This will be my first diagnosis ...  Read Full »

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