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allegies stuffy runny nose congestion

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
See an allergist: That would help better, although getting a humidifier might help, but momentarily, if you really live in a very dry environment, it would soothe some. ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Selter
36 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Itchy eyes: If you add itchy eyes to the mix then allergies become even more likely.
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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nasal congestion: At that age, numerous factors can make the nose runny and congested, frequent viral infections, teething, indoor allergies to dust and pets but unlike ... Read More
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A 101-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience in Family Medicine
Not usually: Most allergy-related symptoms are sneezing, dry cough, watery eyes, itchy eyes or throat. If you have an asthma component to your allergies, you can ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Allergic rhinitis: This time of year it looks like you are allergic to trees and/or grasses which are giving you symptoms of an allergic nose. The runny nose is giving y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience in Pain Management
Sinusitis/allergies: You could be suffering from sinusitis or allergies. Try some anti-histimanic (loratidine/benadryl) and/or a decongestant. You should try avoiding sm ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sinuses/cold: This could be due to sinuses and allergies or viral illness if these are the only symptoms. Congestion and inflammation in your sinuses can lead to sa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be Viral or...: Go see your doctor. He/she needs to listen to your chest and lungs, possibly culture your throat, and possible give you an inhaler treatment or antib ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
The duration?: If these symptoms have been present for weeks or months, allergy is a possibility. You should however checked with your doctor since you apparently h ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If it is a chronic problem , there are many potential causes but hay fever being the most common. Sometimes the nose may start running after reduction ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience in Ophthalmology
Viral URI: Sounds like you have a viral URI (upper respiratory infection). Hydrated with fluids and electrolytes, salt water gargles, nsaids (motrin) or tylenol ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Viral: Most likely a viral infection. Use nasal saline spray and a netti pot or nasal irrigation system and stay hydrated!
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Symptoms: Am not sure what the actual question is. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade ch ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If these have been present for months or years, you likely have an allergic condition. If they have been present for less than a week, it is likely f ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Sounds like: Allergic rhinitis. There are medications to help control these symptoms.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not really: I would say that dry cough and runny nose can be associated with fever in the context of an infection (common cold), but cough and runny nose do not a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
URI: can very well be viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection. So rest, fluids , painkillers, unless contraindicated, salt water gargles and saline nasal w ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
You can try: Don't exceed recommended dose, don't drive or operate machinery if you become drowsy, if it doesn't work see your doctor, good luck
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Dagostino
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Viral: Most times these are signs of a viral respiratory illness. Unfortunately there is no cure for a virus. It needs to run it's course. The old saying is ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Exam: Be checked. It may be a bad virus but a productive cough suggests pneumonia. You may need antibiotics. All the best.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Cold symptoms: Headaches, congestion, runny nose are typical upper respiratory infection (URI) symptoms. Many viruses can also cause rash and/or itchy skin .
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. EMILIA MATOS
43 years experience in General Practice
Sinusitis is the mos: Green color can point to an infection, sometimes you don't have fever with every infection either viral or bacterial.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Sinus: Sounds like it could be. Discuss with your health care team where ever you are. They will know what is going around.
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