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A 35-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing nasal congestion, sneezing (unaffected by: recent exposure to allergens, exposure to secondhand smoke), sore throat, itchy eyes, ear pressure, nasal drainage, post nasal drip, eye irritation, runny nose, and watery eyes. i am not experie

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Itching /congestion: With the itching could be seasonal allergies would consider Benadryl 1/2 to 1 tab at bedtime and Zyrtec during the day . Itching is pretty specific for allergies. If worsens or develops fever would seek medical attention for sinusitis versus viral infection including coronavirus these days but as stated itching is pretty diagnostic of allergies.
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Dr. Juan Guarderas
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
I agree that allergies are likely, the use of Zyrtec can be very helpful, I do like nasal steroids like fluticasone (Flonase), to help with the nasal congestion and mucus production of the allergic inflammation
Mar 30, 2020
Last updated Apr 21, 2020

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