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I am having a hard time getting rid of a runny nose and constant itching/"ready to sneeze" feeling. i've taken claritin-d, flonase two sprays in both nostrils bid, and even did a saline lavage of my nose before the second flonase dose... and nothing has c

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Dr. Jim Christensen
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
You : You have to take the Flonase for a week for it to be effective and you should do nasal washes on a daily basis. If you are not getting better then you should seek a local allergist to evaluate your condition for other diseases mimicking your symptoms or if you need further treatment with immunotherapy.
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