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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have horrible allergies right now (runny nose, itchy eyes, itchy throat) i took claritin (loratadine) & zyrtec they didn't work what do you suggest i try now?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Allergies: 21 year old lady with allergies unresponsive to OTC antihistamines. If blocking histamine has not worked, try using a nasal corticosteroid spray such as Flonase which you can buy over the counter. You should also try to avoid allergen triggers and visit a specialist in Rheumatology who can use an allergy panel to diagnose your specific allergy and possibly do immunotherapy. Good luck.
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