Allergic Rhinitis

About "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.

Related Terms: Sinusitis, Allergy, Asthma, Montelukast, Levocetirizine, Fluticasone, Steam Inhalation

Recently Answered Questions


Nothing seems to help my allergic rhinitis. What should I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with allergic rhinitis. I saw many doctors and had a nasal septum deviation surgery last year too, to control the allergies but nothing helped. I have to take antihistamines twice every day. I take 180 mg Telfast. The symptoms are very similar to having the flu. ...  Read Full »
Dr. Shyam Kalyan N
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Allergy is a genetic disorder and does not have a permanent cure. When we know we are allergic to some substance, the best way to avoid allergy is to stay away from it. This form of allergen-avoidance is not practical in your case. To establish that it is allergy indee...  Read Full »
 
What could be the best medicine for allergic rhinitis?
Query: Hi, I am currently using Duonase nasal spray and Odimont LC for the allergic rhinitis. I am getting mild fever after taking Duonase. Is it safe to take Duonase? Can I take Paracetamol for fever while using Duonase? Is there any alternative for Duonase without steroids?  Read Full »
Dr. Alok Rathi
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Duonase (combination of Azelastine hydrochloride and Fluticasone propionate) is a topical corticosteroid and is safe. Yes, you can take Paracetamol for fever. For allergic rhinitis, topical steroids are to be taken. Alternative treatment is to avoid the possible allergen...  Read Full »
 
My 3.3 year old son has allergic rhinitis. Can I use Budecord inhaler?
Query: Hello doctor, My son is 3.3 years old. Last year, he had three episodes of allergic rhinitis and one episode of allergic conjunctivitis. This year, our pediatrician asked us to get an allergy test done, and he put my son on Momeflo, Nukast 4, and Levolin inhaler. We found out that he is allergic to...  Read Full »
Dr. Anshuman Srivastava
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Asthma can sometimes present as cough and allergic reactions in the skin. This is called atopy. You are doing right by avoiding the potential allergens. There are two types of treatment in asthma, and one is steroid and other is a beta-agonist. It depends on the severity ...  Read Full »
 
Can herbal capsules be given with allopathic medicine for child with allergic rhinitis?
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter aged 9 years has been suffering from allergic rhinitis for the last few years. During the winter season, cold and cough are very common for her. In the summer, she suffers from coughing and itching in the body. The problem is hereditary as my whole family members like my m...  Read Full »
Dr. Alka
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw the prescription of allopathic as well as an Ayurvedic physician. First of all, let me answer your question. You can give these Ayurvedic treatments to your daughter along with her allopathic medicine. It does not have any side effect a...  Read Full »
 

I experience severe breathlessness when I walk a bit. What could be the cause?
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
HIV AIDS Specialist

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 it safe to use Flonase daily?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old male. I am allergic to pollen and I seem to get allergic reactions randomly even outside the allergy season. Ever since I started taking Flonase, it has completely eliminated all symptoms. Is this safe? Can I take it every day for the rest of my life? Thanks.  Read Full »
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are experiencing allergic rhinitis. Your allergies due to pollen might be seasonal. Did you try tapering it off when the weather changes? The best step would be to determine your allergens. I would suggest patch test first to eliminate potential environmental alle...  Read Full »
 
Nose block increases suddenly with chilled food and cold wind. Please advise.
Query: Hello doctor, I have nose block, sneezing, itching in the eye, swollen lightly below eyes, and I am unable to sleep at night. Cold items are fatal as problem increases suddenly by these, even curd, fruits are deadly.  Read Full »
Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey
Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from allergic rhinitis, which is a chronic condition and is aggravated by cold and foods to which the patient is allergic. There are two options: Antiallergic meds, preferably a combination of Levocetirizine and Monteleukast at bedtime along with F...  Read Full »
 
My child has pain over the eyebrow which gets better after a nap. Why?
Query: Hello doctor,My child is 6 years old. He is complaining of pain over the left eyebrow since a month, on and off, thrice a week. He also has on/off nose block. The pain comes around afternoon, 2 to 3 PM and after his routine sleep time of two hours, he is alright. What is the cause of his pain over t...  Read Full »
Dr. Arti Sharma
Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be sinusitis with allergic rhinitis. Keep the child warm. You may use a vaporizer. Place the vaporizer about a foot away and lie beside your baby. Cover yourself and your baby with a blanket to ensure the vapors stay inside. You may do this for about 30 to...  Read Full »
 
Can nasal polyps and inflammed sinus causing loss of smell be cured?
Query: Hello doctor, After a severe cold including heavy sneezing, runny nose that lasted 3 to 4 weeks, I seem to have gradually lost my sense of smell. To clear this severe cold I had to take Avamys. A couple of doctors I consulted said my nose and sinus seem to be inflammed, and there are some polyps in...  Read Full »
Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have allergic rhinitis with polyposis. The loss of smell sensation with you can be because of the polyps which prevent the air to reach the olfactory mucosa in the roof of your nose or because of a viral attack. I advise you to take antiviral medicine ...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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