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I take Claritin & sudafed daily to help w/allergies & asthma, but allergies &/or head cold are very bad now. What else can I add? Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Nasal steroid sprays

The most effective treatment for nasal allergies are nasal steroid sprays such as flonase, qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) veramyst, etc.
These are safe and effective, but a person needs a prescription from their doctor.

In brief: Nasal steroid sprays

The most effective treatment for nasal allergies are nasal steroid sprays such as flonase, qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) veramyst, etc.
These are safe and effective, but a person needs a prescription from their doctor.
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Dr. Linda Green
Perhaps a visit to the allergist would be in order to determine what you are allergic to and whether there are better treatment options available such as allergy shots.
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Effect of weather?

Good afternoon, at this time, in most parts of usa, changes in temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure affects the changes in the blood vessels and glands of the nasal passage, causing rhinal blockage and pressure changes in the sinus cavities.
This is the low allergy season for pollen and molds. Dryness can be reduced by use of humidifiers as well as lowering the temperature of the room.

In brief: Effect of weather?

Good afternoon, at this time, in most parts of usa, changes in temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure affects the changes in the blood vessels and glands of the nasal passage, causing rhinal blockage and pressure changes in the sinus cavities.
This is the low allergy season for pollen and molds. Dryness can be reduced by use of humidifiers as well as lowering the temperature of the room.
Dr. Powlin Manuel
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