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can allergy medicine help with headaches

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection?: Daily headaches could be due to sinusitis, allergies, high blood pressure and even matters related to the brain. Sometimes allergy medicines need to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Allergic Reaction?: You may have a dry skin condition and/or an allergic reaction. Products without fragrance are best and avoid irritating substances on the skin. An ove ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please DON'T: Give an 11 month old this type of medication (unless specifically directed by a pediatrician_.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
No: In fact, if you have year-round allergies, regular use of otc allergy medicines (zyrtec, claritin, (loratadine) and Allegra are all non-sedating, once ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
Generally not: Many people take allergy mede for yrs and yrs. It only treats te symptoms and does nothing to address underlying causes of allergies. Nutrition is im ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not much: Allergy medications such as Claritin, Allegra and Zyrtec work by blocking antihistamine which is not part of the cold/respiratory infection process so ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Depends: The choice of allergy medication depends on symptoms. There are several good over the counter antihistamines. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy medicine: The basics are that Claritin (loratadine) is the weakest binding oral no sedating antihistamine with Allegra stronger and zyrtec binding the strongest ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many to choose from: The most effective treatment for nasal allergies is the topical nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc)--they are available b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
AURI RX: We do not give oral rx to a child below 3 years old. You just put saline solution in the nostrils and suction it with bulb syringe.

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