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i get allergies about once a week, year-round. it usually lasts about 24-36 hours. itchy eyes, runny nose. what causes that?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Histamines: As a response to allergies the body releases histamine s among other things, which make the eyes itch. Treatment is antihistamine eye drops. All symptoms you described are the response to an allergen.
Answered on Feb 7, 2013

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See your doc: You should be evaluated by internist /GP. All this seems like allergies, but could be more serious such as asthma or even bronchitis.
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