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Posted by: aisha | 2011/03/21

blocked up

My 5yr old son is blocked up evry second day,he has a runny nose
Right thru the year,and takes chronic nasal sprays,due to this clogged up,he eats very poorly,what can I do to prvent this or help him.

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Hallo Aisha
It sounds as if he has an allergic rhinitis. It may be useful to have him tested for common allergies, to avoid these (like cats/dogs or certain foods) He may need to use an antihistamine daily with a cortisone nose spray. The best doctor to see for this is an ENT specialist.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2011/03/21

Hallo Aisha
It sounds as if he has an allergic rhinitis. It may be useful to have him tested for common allergies, to avoid these (like cats/dogs or certain foods) He may need to use an antihistamine daily with a cortisone nose spray. The best doctor to see for this is an ENT specialist.
Dr Bets

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