Sneezing is a way of removing irritants from the nose in the body. It gets triggered by allergens, dust, nasal irritants, inhalation of corticosteroids, drug withdrawal, and infections like common flu. It is managed by avoiding the triggering agents causing it. Taking antihistamine medications provides some relief. Anti-allergy medications like Cetirizine and Loratadine can be taken to manage it.

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Please suggest permanent solution for allergic cold and bronchitis.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been taking intermittent treatment for an allergic cold and bronchitis with my family doctor's pulmonologist and for some time for an ET ear problem with a local ENT doctor. I had allergic sneezing and irritation for about 12 days, but no fever or cough. A local ENT gave me Azit...  Read Full »

Dr. Amol Kumar Wasudeorao Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your description, it seems that you are suffering from allergic rhinitis and mild intermittent asthma. From the symptoms, it is very obvious that the symptoms like nasal irritation and frequent sneezing are because of nasal allergy. You have already completed th...  Read Full »

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 »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

I have been suffering from fever, cough, sneezing, and irritation in the nose. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having a fever for the last two days. If I take Crocin it comes down only for two hours. And along with that, I have a cough, continuous sneezing, and irritation in my nose. Kindly suggest medicines.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query I understand your concern. Your symptoms are suggestive of an upper respiratory tract infection. It can be in form of allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. I suggest you investigate with CBC (complete blood count) report to guide you further. You ...  Read Full »

Will laser cauterization help in overcoming allergic rhinitis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from severe sneezing for 24 months. I have been taking Aerius during my pregnancy as it was the safest medicine, but it became worst after the delivery of my baby. I literally cannot stop sneezing. I took Dymista. It was working in the beginning, and then it stopped....  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It would help if you got the following tests before we decide on any form of treatment, surgery, or medical: 1) Skin prick allergy testing to find out what you are allergic to. If this test is not available, then please do a comprehensive blood allergy profile. Based o...  Read Full »

I sneeze extremely about 100 times a day. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am pursuing my master's, and I excessively sneeze approximately 100 times a day. This is happening for the last four to five years. I have got no permanent solution from any doctor. The ENT specialist told me to take a medicine named Montair 10, but it is not a permanent solution. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your sneezing seems to be allergic in nature. Allergy especially eye allergy is one of the causes of under-eye dark circles. Along with Montair (Levocetirizine and Montelukast), use a mask to avoid exposure to allergens present in the air. Do steam inhalation also. R...  Read Full »

How to get rid of symptoms due to allergic rhinitis?

Query: Hello doctor,My symptoms are watery eyes, blocked nose, sneezing, and runny nose with transparent fluid coming out of my nose. It gets worse when I have something from the refrigerator but I am sure it is not common cold. What other doctors diagnosed was that I have got allergic rhinitis. I feel fin...  Read Full »

Dr. Dheeraj Kumar Jonnalagadda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms you have mentioned are allergic rhinitis. But it is just not sneezing and watering of eyes. It causes major complications in your body starting from sinusitis to asthma which becomes permanent in your life. We have to curb it in its initial stages. First, c...  Read Full »

How can I stop sneezing in the morning with stuffy nose?

Query: Hello doctor, At night time while sleeping, the nasal passage of mine gets blocked. This results in the stuffy nose in the morning once I get up in the morning and I had to continuously sneeze for a long time in the morning hours. Whenever I take Cetrizine, or Levocetirizine, or L-Montas tablets at...  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Peerzada Tehmid Ul Haque

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per your symptoms of nasal congestion and sneezing you are likely to be suffering from allergic rhinitis. One thing that is of prime importance is the avoidance of allergens. Then there is also the role of steroids. Since you are diabetic, systemic steroids are be...  Read Full »

Why do I get sneezing with itchy eyes and runny nose in the morning?

Query: Hello doctor, I have horror mornings. After I open my eyes and I get out the bed (only after I stand up) I start sneezing maybe 20 times. I have itchy eyes and years and runny. I feel like I have sand in my eyes. I have done prick tests for allergies and all come back negative. I also have done nas...  Read Full »

Dr. Amol Kumar Wasudeorao Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Allergic rhinitis is a perennial manifestation of allergic reactions to unknown triggers. Also, you may have coexisting allergic conjunctivitis. Though the prick test is negative for most of the allergens, we can not neglect the role of unknown allergies in your case...  Read Full »

How long does it take for hyperactive airway disease to cure in a child?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter is 3 years old. When she was 2, we shifted to a new place, and from there she started having allergy problems like bronchitis. Every time she catches a cold and it developed into allergic bronchitis. In the X-ray report, it says she has hyperreactive airway disease. Now fina...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the history and the doctor's notes, I understand your daughter has allergic rhinitis and lower airway hyperreactivity. There is no easy solution for allergies. Allergy is due to some component in the air that she breathes. We must identify what she is allergi...  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 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 »

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