A runny nose is a condition that presents with mucus drainage. Allergies, common cold, and sinus infections are some conditions that result in a runny nose. Taking over-the-counter antihistamines, such as Diphenhydramine and Chlorpheniramine, helps to give relief.
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My recurrent cough and sneeze do not go away even after Seretide oral spray. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. I would like to consult about my recurring mild cough during night time, and sneeze and runny nose in the morning that usually go away before lunchtime. I recently consulted a pulmonary doctor due to a severe cough she gave me antibiotics, an anti-histamine in the... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please continue the antihistaminic. Preferably pair it up with the tablet Montelukast. Take the medicine at 6 PM in the evening. You need a steroidal nasal spray like Mometasone as well. Take an Albuterol inhaler SOS and a Budesonide inhaler twice daily for a week. Avoi... Read Full »
Why is 1-year-old having watery eyes with runny nose?
Query: Hello doctor,My son who is one-year-old is having watery right eye since yesterday morning. It is not watering continuously. It is like that yesterday morning after waking up today morning after waking up and today evening. Sometimes, along with watery eyes, runny nose is also there. Along with wate... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just follow advice. Clean eye from inside to outside with clean cotton or cloth. Instill Tobramycin eye drops one drop in each eye three times a day. Start syrup Cetirizine one teaspoon once a day for five days. It may be due to some allergy or infection but it is st... Read Full »
I have runny nose and watery eyes for many years. Kindly advice.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. I have a runny nose and watery eyes. It is there for many years. It is like some allergy and I keep sneezing. When I take Montelukast tablets, it gets fine. But I do not like to take medicines every day. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I advise that you stop taking Montelukast tablets and take the following tablets for two weeks then stop, after that take one tablet per day only when really needed. Avoid triggering factors for your allergy 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. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
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 rel... Read Full »
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from vasomotor rhinitis. It is slightly different from allergic rhinitis. To be sure we need to get more details: Does rhinitis get triggered when you inhale dusty and polluted air? Does it worsen when you go close to flowers and pollen? Doe... Read Full »
Will Z-Pak relieve my fever, coughs, and runny nose?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old male with ulcerative colitis since the age of 9. I woke up with a nasty fever, mucus filled coughs, and runny nose. I was curious how a Z-pack would affect me. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. The possibility of respiratory tract infection is more likely. You should definitely take Z pack (Azithromycin), no need to worry about this. Along with Z pack also, do warm water gargles and steam inhalation 4 to 5 times a day. If it does... Read Full »
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 »
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. C... Read Full »
What can be done for fever, severe cough, and running nose in a child?
Query: Hello doctor, My 2 years 10 months old boy is suffering from fever, severe cough, and running nose from the last four days. Then from the last two days, he is having a high-grade temperature like 102, 103 and then started antibiotic from the last two days (Klacid). Fever has not reduced with Parace... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This mostly looks like a viral fever. Viral fever usually subsides in up to five days. Also, the X-ray picture is suggestive of mild bronchitis. For a cough and cold, you can give syrup Asthakind (Bromhexine, Menthol) and syrup Sinarest (Paracetamol, Chlorpheniramine male... Read Full »
Why do I get runny nose so often?
Query: Hi doctor, I have got cold because of the temperature changes at work. When it is so hot, we have all the fans and air conditioners on. And it is the third time already in four months. It starts with a runny nose for two days, and then I start coughing. Last time I had a temperature of 37.2. And I... Read Full »
Dr. Amol Kumar Wasudeorao Diwan
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing your query to me. As you said you get frequent attacks of runny nose and now coughing suggest an allergic cause. So it can be asthma and allergic rhinitis due to dust allergy. Getting blood in sputum is common in allergic bronchitis. Spirometry test (PF... Read Full »