A 22-year-old male asked:
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i have been experiencing head congestion and very muggy for months now. can this be a severe sinus issue? allergy d is not working is mucinex (guaifenesin) better?

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Dr. David Rosenthal
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Seek the help of an allergist. Allegra d is different than Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm, but you should learn what you are allergic to to help avoid symptoms.
Answered on Feb 17, 2015

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