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is cough and itchy throat a sign of allergic reaction

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
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Environmental: allergens you need to be tested.They cause post nasal drip which makes you cough plus itchy throat. Cold/flu is not associated with itching. There is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
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Allergy testing: The most definitive way to know if this is from allergies is to be tested, either a skin or blood test. Your symptoms do sound a lot like allergies an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Few wks: It will take few wks......varies significantly....
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John McMahan
A Verified Doctor answered
Whooping Cough: This could be pertussis but there are many other diseases with similar symptoms... Check in with your doctor.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Shah
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Likely Yes: Itchy throat and mouth are very common symptoms when you are allergic to something. Most commonly- a food item such as fresh fruits or vegetables. Is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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Unlikely: I would be worried more about allergic contact dermatitis or UV exposure, hope this isn't the case and you're taking all the precautions
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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?: Just hold it and don't gargle with it, may be it's too concentrated for you, not every one tolerates this combo, you can try just salt water gargles, ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
A Verified Doctor answered
Sure but not exactly: Especially in the cold and flu season, everybody has occasional itchy throat, scratchy throat, sore throat, throat clearing, or occasional cough. Thus ... Read More

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