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What causes a persistent runny nose, sneezing, and itching for a year?


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Published At January 21, 2024
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Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I am a 38-year-old woman who has been dealing with runny nose, sneezing, and itching in the nose and throat for the past year. However, over the past two days, my symptoms have become particularly bothersome and do not seem to be improving with the medications I have been taking. I am eager to find ways to alleviate these symptoms as soon as possible and to prevent them from coming back. Could you please provide advice on how I can effectively reduce these symptoms and any recommendations for treating and managing them over the long term?

Answered by Dr. Sugreev Singh


Welcome to icliniq.com.

Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern.

Actually, these symptoms are due to allergies, so you need to prevent the cause to cure it. Allergies can be due to weather changes or allergies due to dust, and all can cause such symptoms. So wear clothes in cold weather, drink lukewarm water only, cover your head while going out, and use a mask while cleaning the house. That is how you can prevent it. Whenever you feel like you are developing symptoms, I suggest you please take tablet Levocetirizine 10 mg once before sleeping. Take it whenever you develop symptoms. That is how you can completely prevent it. Are you allergic to dust?

Please let me know.

Thank you.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Sugreev Singh
Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine

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