I have had a sore throat, ear pain, losing my voice, cough, persistent scratching in my throat for almost 3 years. Family doctor has been treating for allergies. I am tkaing Flonase, Nasocort, Zyrtec, and Singulair. I feel awful. At first the medications helped, but do little good now. I have been to ENT - they found nothing.
I can't sleep without being awakened every couple of hours with a coughing attack that gets to the point where I throw up. I can't drink anything that is not carbonated or warm. I can't use the ladies room at work due to the air freshner, and some of the perfumes at work get me started coughing to the point where I have to step outside. I am constantly eating cough drops and drinking coke. With that I can keep the coughing attackes down, but still feel crappy. Plus without decent sleep I am always tired. I am having a hard time doing my job, and have lost a LOT of energy. Definetly can't hold any long conversations.
Just this week the doctor ordered blood testing for allergies. Is there ANYTHING I can do to help myself. It is getting harder and harder to work.
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