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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Kindly suggest an effective treatment to cure allergic cough and rhinitis.

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from allergic cough and rhinitis for many years. I am taking Montek for six months. But I do not have any improvement. Do I need any nasal spray? Please suggest some medications. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After going through your history and attachment carefully (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I suggest you consult a physician with your reports. Your serum IgE (Immunoglobin E) levels are raised. Allergic rhinitis can occur due to a known or unknown form...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my chest congestion and productive cough?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had chest congestion and coughing up sticky white phlegm for the past few months. My COVID-19 test is negative. No history of asthma. The only thing that has helped has been at first Alvesco and now Symbicort. Suppose I go off these inhalers, the phlegm increases. I take Symbicort...  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the briefing regarding the problem in concern. Constant irritation in the throat with productive cough can be attributed to two major reasons. Allergic issues in the nose, wherein there is some irritative substance entering thereby nose initially produces...  Read Full »

How long can I take Levocet M for my cold without side effects?

Query: I always have problems with frequent cold. From lockdown time, I have been doing pranayama and had no problem. I used to have wheezing ocassionally but that is under control. From the past few months since the weather changed, I have been getting frequent colds. I have been taking Septillin syrup fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq. As per the history you have provided, you are having Allergic Rhinitis. It usually affects people with previous underlying allergic problems and those with asthmatic history as well. For some people, it is triggered by atmospheric pollutants mostly unknown and would vary ...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my daughter with her allergic rhinitis and itching?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter has been suffering from allergic rhinitis for the last few years. It is common during the winter season to cold and cough. In the summer also the same problem persists. She is on tablet Montek LC (a combination of Montelukast and Levocetirizine). If she discontinues this e...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, Paediatrician, Pediatric Allergy Asthma Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The pictures you uploaded are not clear (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Anyways it looks like some allergy. Give her anti-histaminic syrup, Atarax (Hydroxyzine hydrochloride) 7.5 ml twice daily for three days, and apply Lacto Calamine lotio...  Read Full »

Can nasal sprays and medications help with my itching and soreness in the throat?

Query: Hi i took very hot steam inhalation directly from stove without switching it off. When the water was full boiling without turning off the stove daily thrice continously for a month.I used to do with kavrol plus, turmeric and zindatilismat.Is there any chance of throat or lungs cancer or any other ty...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhika Shukla

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, U seem to have Allergic rhinitis which is typically due to hyperresponse to a certain material eg. dust. It typically presents with bouts of sneezing, more at a specific time in the day & related to some material for eg dust. apart from dust, there r many other materials that can cause al...  Read Full »

How to manage blood in saliva and mouth sores in the morning after waking up?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I am having early morning blood in saliva for the past two months. I do not have any cough, chest pain, or any other general discomfort. I suffer from allergic rhinitis and under medication. I am also having toothache in the morning just after waking up and als...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. As you mentioned, you have a sore throat, rhinitis, and toothache. The pain can be from gum presented inside the mouth because there are no other symptoms such as cough or chest pain. Can you please tell me wheth...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for recurrent burning sensation in my left nasal cavity?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning sensation in my left nasal cavity only when inhaling for the past six months. Then my throat started feeling sore on the left side, and I noticed my tensor veli palatini muscle spasms every time I breathe. I was having pain near my tonsil. And my temperature was rangi...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar


Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details of your symptom. Was it a burning sensation or sore feeling or electric current sensation in the left nasal cavity? Was this feeling inside the nasal cavity only or also outside? Does that feeling occur only while inhaling or touchi...  Read Full »

What can be the cause of wheezing with dry cough?

Query: Hi doctor, My 8-year-old daughter had an allergy then it got worst. She began to cough with phlegm, which resolved with Mucosolvan, but she got wheezing and a dry cough and had difficulty breathing that exacerbates during the night. Still, she is fine during the day with occasional coughing. She ex...  Read Full »

Dr. Radela Yvonne Cortes

Allergy Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From what you have shared with me, I think your daughter has uncontrolled bronchial asthma. May I ask if she has a history of any allergy to food or medication? Does she sneeze a lot or have a running nose? Was she ever diagnosed with allergic rhinitis? For now, I sugg...  Read Full »

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

Query: Sir i have sneezing attack in morning since 9 years. Sometimes running nose but sometimes feels very well. Don't know when can i have runny nose. Is there any permanent solution for this. I am 30 years old. When i walk or work i don't have runny nose.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi sir Welcome to icliniq Actually sir such rhinitis is called allergic rhinitis and which is caused by some allergens like dust or pollen. So first of all avoid such allergens the permanent solution is avoid allergies which are causing this. and drink lukewarm water for some days. Take tab cetiriz...  Read Full »

Why do I feel like something is stuck in my throat?

Query: Hello doctor,I feel as if there is something stuck or moving in my throat around the back of the¬†mouth to the Adam's apple. It has been bothering me for a few days. There is no pain associated with it, just the feeling as if something is moving up and down my throat. It goes down if I swallow, and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kumar Ashutosh

Family Physician, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A foreign body sensation or a feeling of something stuck in the throat is a very common complaint. There are so many causes like acid reflux, pharyngitis and allergic rhinitis that could cause the feeling. I suggest: You take tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg on an ...  Read Full »

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