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Is there a way to help my hey fever symptoms?

Is there a way to help my hey fever symptoms?

Multiple ways: Avoid going out when pollen counts are high and avoid other things you may be allergic to. Antihistamines particularly the newer low drowsiness ones can help with eye itching and sneezing. Prescription nasal steroids and antihistamine nasal sprays are very helpful. After allergy testing, appropriate allergy shot or drops can make you less sensitive.Mantihistamine eye drops can help eye symptoms. ...Read more

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Hay fever symptoms could it be malaria?

Hay fever symptoms could it be malaria?

No: I don't think anyone has every confused malaria with hay fever...Especially in san luis obispo, where hay fever is common and malaria is non-existent. ...Read more

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Tick fever/ tick bite fever . Symptoms?

Tick fever/ tick bite  fever . Symptoms?

See below: http://www.nhls.ac.za/?page=alerts&id=5&rid=468 Please consult this site for information on this topic. Common symptoms are fever, headache, body ache, sore at the site of tick bite. ...Read more

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What can you give a 3 year old child for hay fever symptoms?

What can you give a 3 year old child for hay fever symptoms?

nasalcrom, benadryl (diphenhydramine): Nasalcrom spray and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are also acceptable otc meds for this age. Children are much less often sedated by Benadryl (diphenhydramine) than adults, and sometimes it is more effective than claritin, zyrtec or allegra. Nasalcrom works best if given before a known exposure, like visiting grandma's cat. It also works if used regularly over time, but most little ones balk when you spray their noses. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of brain fever and are there long term effects?

What are the symptoms of brain fever and are there long term effects?

Brain fever: By brain fever, i presume you mean meningitis or encephalitis. Symptoms include alterations of consciousness and responsiveness, seizures, brain swelling, abnormalities of muscle tone, abnormal body posturing and movement and posturing of extremities. In some cases, symptoms of a stroke may be prominent. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing severe hay fever symptoms, took one 10mg Loratadine tab, got insufficient relief- can I take 5 or 10mg more?

I'm experiencing  severe hay fever symptoms, took one 10mg Loratadine tab, got insufficient relief- can I take 5 or 10mg more?

You can, but...: You are unlikely to receive significant additional benefit from increasing the dose of loratadine in a case like this. Antihistamines are often inadequate to control the inflammation associated with moderate rhinitis. Furthermore, loratadine can take hours to reach its full effect. ...Read more

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How long do parrot fever symptoms last?

How long do parrot fever symptoms last?

Treated?: Psittacosis or ornithosis is treatable with antibiotics and should respond fairly rapidly, although it may be a week or so before you begin to feel fully normal again. ...Read more

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What can be done for hay fever symptoms?

What can be done for hay fever symptoms?

Hay Fever: Avoidance, salt water washes, otc antihistamines, nasal sprays and prescription medications, seeing an allergist for specific testing, allergy shots. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are hay fever symptoms?

Could you tell me what are hay fever symptoms?

Runny nose sneezing: Itchy watery eyes..Sometimes coughing see: http://acaai.Org/allergist/allergies/seasonal/pages/default.Aspx good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce my hay fever symptoms?

What can I do to reduce my hay fever symptoms?

Treatment options...: 1) identify your allergens (the things you are allergic to) - often done by an allergist. 2) avoid the things that you are allergic to when possible. 3) take medications to reduce the symptoms of hay fever (like antihistamines). 4) see an allergist for immunotherapy ("allergy shots") to build up you're immune system's tolerance for the allergens. ...Read more

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I have been having a dry cough for weeks now (no other cold or fever symptoms). Any recommendations for what to do?

I have been having a dry cough for weeks now (no other cold or fever symptoms). Any recommendations for what to do?

See your doctor: If you are coughing more than a couple of weeks, your doctor should evaluate yours symptoms for diseases beside infectious etiology, allergy, tumor, collagen vascular disease. ...Read more

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How to get rid of really bad hay fever symptoms?

How to get rid of really bad hay fever symptoms?

Nothing to sneeze at: Severe hay fever requires prescription medication. Otc antihistamines (loratadine, fexofenadine, cetirizine) help with most symptoms, but usually not with nasal stuffiness. Oral decongestant combinations may be help with stuffiness, but have side effects. Topical decongestants (nose and eyes) should not be used more than 5 days. The best solution is allergy shots by a board-certified allergist. ...Read more

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How to end up with a massive infection in front of your brain without having a fever or other symptoms?

How to end up with a massive infection in front of your brain without having a fever or other symptoms?

Unlikely!: If you had a 'massive infection in front of your brain' you would have symptoms. You probably wouldn't be on the computer typing a question to a doctor on the web. ...Read more

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Can you end up with a massive infection in front of your brain without having a fever or other symptoms?

Can you end up with a massive infection in front of your brain without having a fever or other symptoms?

Not uncommon: With brain infections that are localized and sealed off in an abscess, often times there is no fever. This is because the infection is being sealed off by the wall of the abscess and not reaching the blood to trigger the fever. It is not uncommon. ...Read more

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If I have fever symptoms that are improving and smoke marijuana, will they get worse after or will the marijuana have no effect?

If I have fever symptoms that are improving and smoke marijuana, will they get worse after or will the marijuana have no effect?

Marijuana and fever: There is good evidence that marijuana suppresses the immune system to some degree. So, if your fever is due to an infection, the marijuana will make it harder for your body's immune system to fight the infection. My suggestion is to avoid marijuana use until you are back to normal. ...Read more

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I don't have flu or fever symptoms but I cough a lot while lying in bed and try to sleep. What is the cause and what I can I do?

I don't have flu or fever symptoms but I cough a lot while lying in bed and try to sleep. What is the cause and what I can I do?

Doctor exam: Causes of cough are multiple Do you smoke or use smokeless tobacco? do you have reflux. These are important questions that need to be answered and the treatment is not general enough as the cause for each is treated differently. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is joint stiffness and pain, plus fever symptoms of?

What is joint stiffness and pain, plus fever symptoms of?

Joint stiffness: These symptoms are common with infections/ inflammation. Viral/ bacterial/rickettsial/ parasites can cause these symptoms. Viral illnesses are the most common etiology. Other causes may include rheumatological causes/auto-immune diseases, inflammation following infections but are less common. ...Read more