A 31-year-old female asked:
good day doctor,
i am 32 year old lady
i am suffering from itching especially on my legs in the evening, i scratch until it's even sore but there is no rash whatsoever.
i am not sure if its stress related or anxiety?
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ANTI HISTAMINE: Good day. Both stress and anxiety can put a strain on your immune system resulting in the release of anti histamines. This in turn can cause an itch or aggravate an existing skin condition viz. Psoriasis ,dermatitis etc Speak to you health care practitioner to prescribe an anxiolytic for the evenings and monitor improvement in your condition
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Does having celiac disease make a woman more prone to sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy?
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Can adrenal insufficiency cause mood swings accompanied by anxiety and pain in the chest?
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Family Medicine 28 years experience
Chest pain?: The mood swings and anxiety are very commonly associated with adrenal and thyroid problems while chest pain may accompany the anxiety, it needs to be evaluated separately to rule out other causes including those related to the heart, lungs or stomach.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
What is the most recommended allergy medication for itchy/watery eyes and sneezy/stuffy nose?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
OTC or Rx: You can start with simple over the counter antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (get generic store brands to save money). If those don't work, your next step is to start with your pcp and you may benefit from nasal steroid sprays (flomase, nasonex, (mometasone) rhincort)!or antihistamine nasal sprays (astepro, astelin, patanase).
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Sore throat and congestion for 10 days. Congestion almost gone, throat sore am/pm. See dr or wait?
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Wound care 38 years experience
See a doctor: Upper respiratory infections are usually caused by a virus and they are usually gone after 5-7 days. If symptoms are persisting for over 7 days its time to get an doctor's examination. Sometimes a viral URI will develop a secondary bacterial infection which will be relieved with prescription antibiotics. A doctor can also swab the throat and check for streptoccocal infection.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
4 months ago I had total knee replacements(both) and I still have swelling, burning, sharp needle like pains is this normal? What are the signs if one is allergic to the metal in the knee replacement (both)
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Can be normal: Some pain and swelling can be normal at this stage. May take close to 1 full year for complete resolution with good therapy. Signs of metal allergy include persistent pain and swelling, skin rashes, including hives , and x-ray findings of component loosening. A sample of the metal, provided by the implant company, can be taped to your arm to confirm. Ask your surgeon.
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