A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Is there any permanent solution of my repeated attacks of cold and allergy?

Resolved Question:

Hello Doctor. I am a 18-year-old girl with severe respiratory problems. I am writing this because I think I could get at least a little help from any of the Doctors out there in this blog. First of all I would like to appreciate all the help and all the support that you're giving for the people. I've been experiencing cold attacks from two years. I have consulted my physician for evaluation of my condition last year. I was told that I have abnormal curvature of my nose bone. My physician said that this abnormal bone is causing repeated attacks of cold and allergy. Is this a permanent condition? Will it be associated with any other infections ? If so, is there any medical treatment for this? Is there any permanent solution for this? I am Very much worried about my present condition and I am so young to tolerate this.

Category: Sexologist

Ask Your Own Question

Category: Family Physician-GP
Dr. John Monheit is online now

Expert:  Dr. John Monheit replied 4 Days.

Hello. Thanks for writing to us.

I can understand how difficult it could be to experience a condition like this from the past three years. You have described that you're suffering from a deviated part in your nose . In medical terms, this is called deviated nasal septum. It is a cartilage that is deviated, but not the bone as you have described. According to a recent study, almost 60% of individuals suffering from allergy & sinusitis are found to have deviated nasal septum. This septum when abnormal irritates the mucosa of the nose, even with a little amount of dust or allergen. This results in repeated attacks of cold, sneezing, running nose, nose block.

A deviated nasal septum cannot be corrected with medications as it is an anatomical abnormality. It can be treated symptomatically with the help of drugs such as antihistamines and antiallergic's. The only permanent cure is with surgery, where the deviated septum is realigned in the normal position with the help of some instruments. But this may involve complications such as bleeding, delayed recovery from anesthesia, etc.

Hope this helps.

Dr. John Monheit
Category: Family Physician-GP
Residecny: North Colorado Family Medicine
Medical School: The Chicago Medical Center
Dr. John Monheit and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Make informed and better medical decisions.

We believe that getting medical questions answered and getting qualified opinions from certified Doctors should be easier.

Specialists from
UK, US, Ind,
Aus & NZ

48000+ consults
in 2015

98.1% Satisfied

100% Satisfaction

How it works

  • Submit question, upload files, if any
  • Consult is assigned to a specialist
  • Doctor replies, Mean response time: 2 hours
  • Intimation by email, ask follow-ups

Recommendations based on

About DoctorSpring.com

Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in News


Make informed and better medical decisions.

Close x

Your account has been deleted.

PS: You can unsubscribe from emails from DoctorSpring, by going to
Unsubscribe link provided in them.