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Cough 2-3weeks now headache bloodshot irritated eyes nausea chest pain fatigue. Doc said try antihistamine 1st but idt it's allergic reaction. Whst isit?

Cough 2-3weeks now headache bloodshot irritated eyes nausea chest pain fatigue. Doc said try antihistamine 1st but idt it's allergic reaction. Whst isit?

Antihistamines may: Help you sleep better, but they may not help much with coughing, fatigue, or bloodshot eyes. They can dry the eyes out further, as well as dry out all secretions. Coughing is not an allergic reaction unless you are having difficulty breathing, and you are having swollen mucus membranes. Call your doctor back and get clarification on what to do now and next. It's time! ...Read more

Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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I started to use Chloropyramine topical cream for releiving the itching from contact dermatitis on chest. Is it good antihistamine cream for it?

I started to use Chloropyramine topical cream for releiving the itching from contact dermatitis on chest. Is it good antihistamine cream for it?

Oral is better: It is not uncommon for topical application of antihistamines to cause sensitization reactions and to develop allergy to the antihistamine. A batter choice is to use the antihistamine orally and to apply calamine lotion to the area, If it is a true contact dermatitis the only effective way to eliminate the rash is with topical steroids. ...Read more

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I have itchy throat and excess mucus, the muscles in my chest hurts. It all began when I started at a new university. Antihistamine does not help.

I have itchy throat and excess mucus, the muscles in my chest hurts. It all began when I started at a new university. Antihistamine does not help.

Viral or allergic: Hi Norma, you may have viral or allergic pharyngitis. It involves upper respiratory tract; it is an inflammation in your throat responsible for pain and mucus. You may need to try short course of steroids. ...Read more

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I have asthma, runny nose, taking inhalers & antihistamine. Voice not returned fully 6 wks after chest infection. Food sometimes get stuck in throat.

I have asthma, runny nose, taking inhalers & antihistamine. Voice not returned fully 6 wks after chest infection. Food sometimes get stuck in throat.

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor, who should take a complete history and perform a thorough physical exam before determining if any tests should be ordered, including, perhaps, an swallow or upper GI series to determine what could be the cause of your problem (s). ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash all over body, on my arms. Legs, stomach, back chest and neck. I have been prescribed a steroid cream and antihistamines. I've been using these for two weeks but the rash has got worse. What could this be?

I have a non itchy rash all over body, on my arms. Legs, stomach, back chest and neck. I have been prescribed a steroid cream and antihistamines. I've been using these for two weeks but the rash has got worse. What could this be?

Needs re-evaluation: Not possible to diagnose without at least a picture, you need to see your doctor again who would refer you to a dermatologist. Please hold the steroid cream for now, it could be a fungal rash or something else, good luck ...Read more

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High mold exposure when cleaning. Allergic to mold. 1 wk increasing sinus/chest congestion, itching nose/eyes/throat. Antihistamine? Fluticasone?

High mold exposure when cleaning. Allergic to mold. 1 wk increasing sinus/chest congestion, itching nose/eyes/throat. Antihistamine? Fluticasone?

Yes: Both can give you some symptomatic relief. Avoiding the exposure is primary and if it is in a home it is best to move if you are highly sensitive. Check out www. Mhpvitamins. Com, Inc. As they have a homeopathic for this. ...Read more

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I have chest pain, short sharp pain. Should I go to a&e?

I have chest pain, short sharp pain. Should I go to a&e?

Yes: Get it evaluated. It may be nothing but important to know what it is so you can be treated ...Read more

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Doctors ran tests and it came out that I have g.e.r.d can that cause chest pain?

Doctors ran tests and it came out that I have g.e.r.d can that cause chest pain?

Yes: Gerd may cause chest pain. Usually the chest is commonly described as a burning sensation. Commonly pain is not associated with labored breathing. Following GERD precautions are very helpful ...Read more

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In ER with chest pain e c g looks good I assure u they will lend me home if blod work comes normal?

Maybe: If your ekg is normal or unchanged from previous tracings and your blood work shows no heart damage, you will either be sent home for held over for a stress test. The final decision will depend on your description of the chest pain and the doctor's judgement as to how suspicious it is for cardiac pain (versus another source of pain). ...Read more

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Just went to e.r for shorth breath and chest pain X-ray cheked out good I'm still a liltle short breath not as much, can it be bronchitis what I have?

Depends: Shortness of breath and chest pain in a 22 year old is worrisome. If you have a cough with increased sputum production, I would say yes to bronchitis. However, if you have no cough and no sputum it could be something else, including anxiety. You would need further evaluation if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Acute chest pain?

Acute chest pain?

Many possibilities: Wow - this might be nothing, or it could be a catastrophe. Sure, that narrows it down, right? Without more information it is pointless to speculate. I suggest that if you are concerned at all about the pain you see your doctor. If you are not, just know that it could be something serious - so in the end, it is safest to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What cause chest pain?

What cause chest pain?

Many: There are many things that can cause chest pain, but usually it is acid reflux, arthritis of the ribs, anxiety, & much less commonly hardening of the arteries or inflammation of the heart coverings = pericarditis, tumors, splitting apart of the main outflow blood vessel of the heart = aortic dissection. Get checked out by your primary care doctor or a cardiologist. Hrs, md www. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more

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Why do I have chest pain?

Why do I have chest pain?

Chest pain: Chest pain is not normal. There are many causes. Angina is a term we use for pain caused by inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle. To know why you have chest pain you need to see a physician. Could be musculoskeletal but heart consideration should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle.?

Chest pain in the middle.?

Depends on factors: Chest discomfort behind the breastbone can be from many causes. For example, spontaneous, sharp, evanescent chest discomfort with breathing has different implications than effort chest pressure associated with other symptoms. Age and risk factors are important as well. Most prudent to get a formal evaluation to avoid minimizing what may be a more serious underlying cause. ...Read more

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I have a serious chest pain?

I have a serious chest pain?

?: If you have serious chest pain, please call 911, go the er, and stop messing with your computer! ...Read more

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Right chest pain (sometime)?

Right chest pain (sometime)?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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What is causing my chest pain?

What is causing my chest pain?

Several: Look at the cartoon for some causes of chest pain. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is constricting chest pain?

What is constricting chest pain?

Just a description: Constricting chest pain is a term health providers use to describe the location or type of the pain. Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. ...Read more

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What does chest pain symbolizes?

What does chest pain symbolizes?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do for chest pain at 49?

See Doctor: If your chest pain is persistent, go to the ER. However, if it has subsided see your physicians as soon as possible to exclude coronary disease. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain at 21?

What could cause chest pain at 21?

Multiple: Most likely causes are the muscles or bones of your rib cage, pleurisy (inflammation of the lining of your lung), or gastrointestinal. Pericarditis is another possibility. Check with your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more