Running Nose

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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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 am anxious about cough with phlegm, runny nose, and cold. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a concern with regards to my anxious condition. For the past few days, I have been experiencing cough with phlegm with a runny nose due to colds. I just wanted to knew what should I do. Do I need to take an antibiotic? Kindly guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement you have been suffering from itchy throat, runny nose due to colds, cough with phlegm, and headache for the past few days. You have not mentioned here about the color of your phlegm. If the whitish color of phl...  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 »

I have throat pain and runny nose after eating ice cream. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I ate an ice cream yesterday and since then my throat is paining. I do not have a fever but I have a runny nose.   Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. Sorry for such discomfort. You have upper respiratory tract symptoms like a runny nose, sore throat. Watch out for other symptoms like headache, body ache, fever, dry or wet cough, etc. I hope you would have taken 2 doses of the COVID vaccine by...  Read Full »

What could be done for cough and running nose for my five-year-old son?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 5 years old. Since yesterday, he has a cough and running nose. Yesterday, I gave him Zyrcold syrup.  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son is suffering from a cough and running nose from one day. I would like some more information: Is this associated with shortness of breath? Is this associated with whistling sounds? What is the color of the sputum? Does he have a fever or labored breathing? Do...  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 »

I am having thick postnatal drip. What can i do to cure this?

Query: Hello doctor, I had thyroid fever two years back and experienced similar discomfort; the doctor had prescribed Omeprazole. I have been experiencing a thick postnasal drip from the mid of this year, which makes me cough out so hard, but no phlegm has come out. I lost my sense of smell and taste when...  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. Sorry for such discomfort you are having. It is a long history of medications you have mentioned. Coming to your symptoms, it points towards probably laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). Symptoms of LPR include the following: 1) Like something s...  Read Full »

Is fever with headache and runny nose indicative of acute respiratory infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39-year-old female of height 1.56 meters and weight 83 kg. I have a fever, chills, muscle aches, headache, runny nose, and feeling very tired. I am taking Dazit. As there was rain last night, I am a little worried. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will help you out. Looking at the symptoms you mentioned, you seem to be suffering from an acute viral respiratory infection. Tablet Dazit (Desloratadine) may provide symptomatic relief. You should maintain hydration and keep drinkin...  Read Full »

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