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Cold with running nose on low temperatures. Cause?

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I have a problem with cold, if weather get cold, or if i am sitting in AC or if weather temperature goes ups and down , i immediately catch the cold, symtoms are running nose, continue sneezing .I don't know if it is cold allergy or what. i always have the same problem. I tried medicine of cold for some times but after 4 to 5 days it's come back.

please help me, and suggest some medicine.

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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I understand your concern.
It does sound like cold allergy. But I would want to know what medicines you have tried already before giving my opinion.
Regards.


Patient replied :

Hello doctor,
Thank you for your reply. The medicine what i taken, was long back before more than 1 month, i don't remember it's name, but it was a very small size tablet, sorry i really don't recalling the name of tablet.
it's my request to you, please advise me and help me as you understod my problem. I really fed up with this cold problem.



Recurrent cold can be a sign of a chronic sinusitis problem, as sometimes the sinuses get blocked due to repeated infections, and the only symptom is post nasal drip as well as recurrent cold.
I will advise you a course of Tab. Montelukast-Levocetirizine 10 mg, once daily for a period of one week, and if it still does not resolve, you should get a CBC, ESR and CT SCAN of the para nasal sinuses and follow-up with me,
Regards.


Patient replied :

Hello Doctor, Thank you for your valuable advise, i will sure take the tab as you mentioned. I need to ask you, should i take some other precausion like, drinking water, food or anything.
i am living in bangalore, india. and weather in bangalore is cool and little bit child compare than other city of india, so please advise if i have to take any other precausion for this problem.


Unfortunately, allergies can be avoided only if if do not expose yourself to the environmental triggers like cold or dust.
Kindly try the course and let me know as it will help desensitise you to the allergens.


Patient replied :

Unfortunately, allergies can be avoided only if if do not expose yourself to the environmental triggers like cold or dust.
Kindly try the course and let me know as it will help desensitise you to the allergens.


Definitly doctor, i will try the course, and let you know.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
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MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

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