As you said you suffer from nasal allergy and you have frequent running nose and sneezing, it is very clear that you are suffering from allergic rhinitis.
Now, next thing in management is to find out the trigger factor of frequent attacks of sneezing. So, most commonly it is dust, pollen, mites, fumes or any strong chemical fragrance in your surrounding. We call it as a trigger for your allergic symptoms.
If you can find the trigger, you should try to avoid exposure to it as much as possible. This will help in reducing the attacks in most instances.
As allergic rhinitis is a chronic condition, we can only control the symptom but cannot cure it permanently. There is no cure for any allergy.
In case you are not able to find out the trigger, you should do a skin allergy test or blood allergy test and check for environmental panel of allergy as in most cases we find the cause is external environment only. If not we can consider other allergy panels like food items, some drugs or other triggers.
So, after an allergy test you are pretty sure about what is causing frequent attacks of allergy.
For treatment, avoidance of allergen is the priority. Even after avoiding it or if you cannot avoid the trigger, medicines will only help you to control the symptoms. They will never ever cure it from its root.
You can try tablet Montair-LC (Montelukast sodium) 10 mg one at night for 3 months and then as required.
You can also take Metaspray - Mometasone nasal spray 1 puff daily in each nostril in the morning after taking bath. This will help you to clear your running nose and stop sneezing.
If you are not relieved with above treatment, you should see your doctor to rule out underlying asthma or to modify your treatment.
The Probable causes:
Allergy to unknown triggers.
Investigations to be done:
Skin allergy test or blood allergy test.
Metaspray nasal spray and tablet Montair-LC once daily at night.
Avoid the known triggers.
Was this answer helpful?
Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!
.. genetically determined, and it can be identified by doing allergy testing. We cannot say whether you can develop an allergy or not. Even a skin prick test or a blood allergy profile can tell you whether you are sensitized to that particular allergen, o Read full
Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.