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Cure An Itchy Throat
Can seasonal allergies cause itchy ear pain? Can't tell if it's an itchy throat or ear. Sneezing spells and facial pain. No infection. NSAIDS no good.
Meds for sore throat: I don't recommend Benadryl ( diphenhydramine) for a sore throat "not from allergies." Usually a sore throat is from a viral or bacterial infection, or from sleeping with an open mouth. Occasionally, it is from acid reflux coming up into the chest . Benadryl adds to the dryness and irritation and makes infections last longer, so taking it can hurt you. Use pain meds; add antibiotics if needed. ...Read more
Usually not: It may be due to anything from acid refluxing from your stomach while you sleep to allergies to an early, easy-to-treat throat cancer. A physician office visit is indicated if it lasts two weeks or more. I'm glad you're taking a pro-active approach to your health and i wish you luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy throat, itchy eyes, and runny nose. What is the best over-the-counter medicine for allergies?
Likely Yes: Itchy throat and mouth are very common symptoms when you are allergic to something. Most commonly- a food item such as fresh fruits or vegetables. Is it occurring all the time? Or just when you eat certain things? Also, do you have seasonal allergies? Seasonal allergies sometimes present that way as well- along with nasal congestion etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can clindamycin cure tonsillitis and strep throat im using it for bacterial vaginosis but my throat is infected?
Yes: Try chloraseptic.Get a more detailed answer ›
My ears are draining & itchy. Also my nose causing a sore throat. My allergys most likely? Any over counter med recommends?
Probably not: Itching usually indicates an allergic reaction. Many people with allergic diseases such as hay fever complain of itchy throat when allergen count is high. Another condition is known as oral allergy syndrome more commonly from pitted fruits- the result of cross-sensitivity to plant pollen (birch, alder, ragweed etc). ...Read more
Strep?: If strep, go to a doctor promptly- this could be serious infection. ...Read more