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I suffer from running nose, continuous sneezing and occasional fevers on a frequent basis. The reasons are mostly cold or allergies. How to stop this?

I suffer from running nose, continuous sneezing and occasional fevers on a frequent basis. The reasons are mostly cold or allergies. How to stop this?

Different way: The runny nose from allergies is often controlled by antihistamine (tablet or spray) and nasal steroid. The runny nose from cold is more difficult to control but there is a rx spray which may reduce it significantly. Allergies do not cause a fever unless it is complicated by severe sinusitis. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I haven't been diagnosed with a peanut allergy, but every time I smell or get near any peanut or nut product, my throat gets itchy, and I feel hot as if I were running a fever, I brake out in hives and my throat starts to close up If do take Benadryl rig

I haven't been diagnosed with a peanut allergy, but every time I smell or get near any peanut or nut product, my throat  gets itchy, and I feel hot as if I were running a fever, I brake out in hives and my throat starts to close up If do take Benadryl rig

Allergy: This is consistent with severe life-threatening peanut allergy. It is not uncommon for allergic patients to experience symptoms with inhaled allergen alone and this is predictive of heightened severity of reactions with ingestion. Confirm with an Allergist. Carrying an epipen at all times would be highly recommended. Do not rely on Benadryl (diphenhydramine) alone. ...Read more

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In my region, pollen levels are the highest in the last 50 years. I have a sore throat, running nose and am very tired, no fever. Allergy or cold?

In my region, pollen levels are the highest in the last 50 years. I have a sore throat, running nose and am very tired, no fever. Allergy or cold?

Probably cold: Allergies can sometimes cause mild irritation of the throat, but it shouldn't be downright painful. They are also usually accompanied by sneezing and itching of the eyes and nose. With sore throat and fatigue, i would suspect a cold, which may not present with fever. Get plenty of sleep, drink plenty of fluids. See your doctor if you have any questions or if your don't feel better in a few days. ...Read more

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Can you run a fever with a uti?

Can you run a fever with a uti?

Yes absolutely: You can have a fever with uti- especially if it is a significant infection . Go to see your doctor to get checked. ...Read more

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If you run a fever for more than 3 days should I go to the hospital?

If you run a fever for more than 3 days should I go to the hospital?

Go to the doctor: Nope. You go to see your family doctor. Having a refer is not a reason to go to the hospital? ...Read more

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Can you run a fever a week after a prostate biopsy?

Can you run a fever a week after a prostate biopsy?

Contact MD: High fevers 1-3 days following biopsy may need urgent attention, with concern for blood infection. You can get sick very fast, so better be safe and call md. Beyond that, if a low grade prostate infection has occured, that could be assoc with fevers. Many urologists now give 2 antibiotics in preparation for biopsy, to reduce the risk of blood infection, especially from resistant bacteria. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more