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Is it possible to have the flu without a fever, i keep sneezing have a sore throat, itchy eye, dry cough, back pain, headach & runny nose?

Is it possible to have the flu without a fever, i keep sneezing have a sore throat, itchy eye, dry cough, back pain,  headach & runny nose?

Mgt: From your description, another possible cause is an allergic reaction. I would recommend a dose of an over the counter antihistamine to assess if it helps. Have you had your flu vaccination? If not, I would recommend it unless otherwise contraindicated. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dry Eyes (Definition)

Dry eyes eyes are not adequately lubricated. May be due to insufficient quality ...Read more


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I have REALY itchy eyes I've tried itchy eye drops but that doesn't help what can I do.? I do have dry eyes I take Restasis. But doesn't help the itch

I have REALY itchy eyes I've tried itchy eye drops but that doesn't help what can I do.? I do have dry eyes I take Restasis. But doesn't help the itch

Allergy and dry eyes: Dry eyes can exacerbate allergic conjunctivitis. You will need to maximize your dry eye treatment (beyond just Restasis). Are you using OTC allergy drops? Prescription- strength allergy drops are much more effective. See your eye MD. ...Read more

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I have an eye disease where i'm prone to get very dry eyes. When they get red they get very itchy. I am a programmer by the way. You got any advices?

I have an eye disease where i'm prone to get very dry eyes. When they get red they get very itchy. I am a programmer by the way. You got any advices?

Get exam: You need to determine the type of dry eye disease you have in order to customize a treatment. Many computer users tend to blink less often, allowing the ocular surface to dry out. Try blinking more and using artificial tear drops. ...Read more

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I have dry eyes itchy red dry eye corners my eyes are releasing green yellow gooey substance that turns solid after a while and makes my eyes blurry?

I have dry eyes itchy red dry eye corners my eyes are releasing green yellow gooey substance that turns solid after a while and makes my eyes blurry?

Discharge from eyes: It is not possible to make an accurate diagnosis with limited information on this forum. The symptoms you describe are consistent with conjunctivitis which is most often viral, but can be bacterial. One needs to be examined to be sure there is no other lesion in the eye that could be associated. Please go see a doctor for a proper examination, diagnosis, and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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Hi i had swollen itchy eye lids 2 weeks ago now my eyes and around my nose feels so dry and itchy..what could this be? Thank you

Hi i had swollen itchy eye lids 2 weeks ago now my eyes and around my nose feels so dry and itchy..what could this be? Thank you

Allergies...: Allergic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including congestion, running, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can be seasonal or year round. Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products, weather changes). See an Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see if I have swollen, incredibly itchy eyes and red patches on my skin as well as dry, patchy and itchy neck?

What type of doctor should I see if I have swollen, incredibly itchy eyes and red patches on my skin as well as dry, patchy and itchy neck?

Primary care: It would be prudent to start with a primary care provider. She/he may be able to address the issue, If not, the doctor will make a determination of the nature of the lesion and provide an appropriate referral. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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It's been a while .. My eyes upper lid is itchy on and off and swollen sometime .. Some dryness and flakiness . Some dry scalp behind my neck ?

It's been a while .. My eyes upper lid is itchy on and off and swollen sometime .. Some dryness and flakiness . Some dry scalp behind my neck ?

Dermatologist: This may be seborrheic dermatitis and you could try applying a cortisone type cream but do not let it get into your eyes. A cortisone cream for eye use would be better but can't be bought without a prescription. It's best that you see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment,however. ...Read more

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I have dry eyes mouth nose, sore under tongue up in my nose, my tongue constantly hurts and burns. My glands on my right side of neck are swollen?

I have dry eyes mouth nose,  sore under tongue up in my nose,  my tongue constantly hurts and burns.  My glands on my right side of neck are swollen?

Schjogran syndrome: You seem to have schjogram syndrome it needs to be investigated rheumatologist and ophthalmologist and have appropiate treatment started. ...Read more

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What is the most recommended eye drops for dry, itchy eyes?

What is the most recommended eye drops for dry, itchy eyes?

Several: Various over the counter artificial tears, some are more watery vs. Oily, thicker tear lasts longer but can blur vision more. Try several to see what works best. Over the counter antihistamines can help with itching due to allergies. ...Read more

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My eyes itch like crazy. I tried eye drops, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and cold water. When i put the water in my eyes it just made my eyes hurt! how do I fix my dry itchy eyes?

My eyes itch like crazy. I tried eye drops, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and cold water. When i put the water in my eyes it just made my eyes hurt! how do I fix my dry itchy eyes?

Itchy: Most itchy eyes are related to allergy or to blepharitis-- you can try over the counter zaditor (ketotifen) for ocular allergy-- try two drops a day for several days- if not better, make an appointment with your local eye doctor... ...Read more

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I am a 25y old female with dry eyes, mouth.Have had painful, diffuse swollen parotid, treated for parotitis.Consequent swollen eye.;possible sjogrens?

I am a 25y old female with dry eyes, mouth.Have had painful, diffuse swollen parotid, treated for parotitis.Consequent swollen eye.;possible sjogrens?

Could be: The symptoms you describe can very well be related to sjogrens. This disease can be diagnosed with certain laboratory data but often requires a biopsy of the salivary glands located in the lip area (minor salivary glands). This can be done easily under local anesthetic in the office by ENT md's. ...Read more

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The left eye lid sometimes gets red, swollen, and itchy and there's also a little dry patch too...it comes and goes as well, what could it be?

Blepharitis: Sounds like chronic blepharitis, allergy and possible secondary bacterial infection, meibomian gland disease, oily eye lashes, could be molluscum contagiosum. You need lid hygiene, warm compresses, artificial tears, allergy drops, antibiotic drops and a visit to your local medical eye care specialist/ Ophthalmologist for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Dry Eye Syndrome (Definition)

Dry eye that occurs when tears aren't able ...Read more