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keep getting ill...

I hope some can help me. I have had colds throughout the year. The symptoms are initially, my nose tickles then I start to sneeze several times. My nose then starts to fill with snort and have to blow my nose constantly. I also get mild fever and headaches. I then start to cough and develop a wheeze which becomes worse when lying down and it can get so bad that I can't sleep. The first time I was ill was around the beginning of the year, I was very ill. The problem is that this keeps coming back. I would get better then after a week or two, the symptoms start all over again. Doctors prescribed lots of anti-biotics which don't work - they have taken the sputum to test for bacteria which came back negative so the doctors suspect virus. They have given me salbutamol/albuterol inhalers for the wheezing which helps a lot. They tested me for asthma which came out negative. I have even been given antihistamine tablets as once the dotctor thought I was having an allergic reaction. I try to tell the doctor in vain that I was not allergic to anything. Between the colds, I started to exercise in an effort to improve my immune system which I believe is helping as the symptoms are not as bad as before. Doctors only seem to be interested in treating the symptoms not the cause, telling me I am just unlucky and doctors are ill like this all the time! Am I just unlucky or is there an underlying problem? Please help me!
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1877809 tn?1320867801
i would think you could have allergies my kids get that way all the time and she takes a cingulair daily and is fine :)
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1415174 tn?1453246703
It does sound a lot like my allergies too except the low grade fever. Have you tried Claritin for a few months to see what happens or benedryl for a month? I took Benedryl for a whole year and it didn't affect my health. So i think it is ok as a pathologist told me to try it. The only other thing is to get a viral panel done, and check your Immunoglobulin levels and other immune markers if they havent' done that yet. Have you had a complete blood count to see if your white blood cells and lymphocytes are normal?  
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Avatar f tn
Sounds like acute sinusitis to me but if it is viral,antibiotics will not help.Have your Drs. tried viral med yet ? If you are a woman it might be tied to your hormones, I have Pmdd and seem to get sick at the same time every month. Not much info but hope you get the help you need somewhere!
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u should started to take more vitamin c and sort of fruit that help in ur imune body
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