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do anti-histamines prevent colds or worsens it? i have a cold and food allergy at the same time.

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Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neither: Antihistamines dry mucous membranes to help relieve the symptoms of a cold (runny nose).
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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