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A 48-year-old member asked:

my son is very dependent on his pills for a few years now. the allergies are so bad that he can barely sleep at night :( any advice?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
See allergist: There are steroid nasal sprays that work really well if pills are not helping. There is a prescription medication called singulair (montelukast) that might help. In addition to these, there are allergy shots that usually help. Some people have obstructions in the nose that need to be treated by an ENT doctor. See an allergist or ENT for treatment options.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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