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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

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Allergic reaction itchy arms and hands, one eye swollen now better, then my skin became very dry what's the causes I went on vacation & was swimin tan?

Allergic reaction itchy arms and hands, one eye swollen now better, then my skin became very dry what's the causes I went on vacation & was swimin tan?

Itchy rash: I am more worried about your swollen eye than anything else, you need to seek immediate medical help as this reaction may progress. You may have reacted to a topical lotion you applied or it could be unrelated. ...Read more

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Can dry socket occur 2 months after your gums heal very nicely? Achy & itchy throat, ear and jaw ache, eye twitch, neck pops, same side as extractions

Can dry socket occur 2 months after your gums heal very nicely? Achy & itchy throat, ear and jaw ache, eye twitch, neck pops, same side as extractions

Post op symptoms: Your symptoms do not indicate that it's a dry socket. Dry socket usually occurs within the first week of an extraction. You should get an xray of the area and have a dentist examine the extraction site carefully. ...Read more

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Around my eyelids started to get itchy the rest of my face got tiny bumps then my eyes are swollen?

Around my eyelids started to get itchy the rest of my face got tiny bumps then my eyes are swollen?

Allergic reaction: It appears your face has come in contact with something your allergic to or you have eaten something you are allergic to. You should think about what touched your face or what you have eaten. Being in direct sunlight can cause a reaction like you have. If you do not have Glaucoma, you could consider taking a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) caplet and Zantac to help alliviate your problem. See MD as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have hypoactive thyroid dry eyes. If thyroid level gets corrected with medication, will dry eye go away?

I have hypoactive thyroid dry eyes. If thyroid level gets corrected with medication, will dry eye go away?

Possibly not: Even if the dry eyes were associated with the development of the thyroid condition, it can act as its own entity. Many times, you will have to treat the dry eyes separately as an autoimmune condition. There is an eye drop called Restasis that is specifically meant for this situation. You should see an eye md for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Eye checkup Dr said eyes dry. Asked about Thyroid. My mother hypo. My GM was goiters. Is it Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism that would give dry eyes?

Eye checkup Dr said eyes dry. Asked about Thyroid. My mother hypo. My GM was goiters. Is it Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism that would give dry eyes?

Both: Both conditions can have dry eyes as a symptom, as can numerous other conditions such as aging, environmental exposures (wind, dust, excessive sunlight), medications like antihistamines, decongestants, sleep aides, antidepressants, diuretics, etc. ...Read more

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Eye doc gave me fluorometholone for my dry eyes. I put it in and got a gross taste in back of throat?

Eye doc gave me fluorometholone for my dry eyes. I put it in and got a gross taste in back of throat?

Tear duct: All topical eye drops can potentially drain through the tear duct system which goes from the inner eye lids to the back of the nose and throat. This type of drop can have a bitter taste in some patients. You can hold pressure over the naso lacrimal sac for a few minutes after instillation of the drop to prevent the after taste. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of swollen glands in my neck, fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, and itchy eyes?

What could be the cause of swollen glands in my neck, fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, and itchy eyes?

Possible infection: Swollen glands are almost always a sign of infection. Fatigue, appetite loss, and headache are all non-specific symptoms that can also be related to infection. This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Many swollen neck lymphs. Itchy eyes. Hard lumps started on collarbone (was painful now isn't), more painless ones formed in 3 months, rib cage, shin, back of neck few on chest. Good blood work, blood counts, crp, clean chest x-ray. No other symptoms

Many swollen neck lymphs. Itchy eyes. Hard lumps started on collarbone (was painful now isn't), more painless ones formed in 3 months, rib cage, shin, back of neck few on chest. Good blood work, blood counts, crp, clean chest x-ray. No other symptoms

Lymph glands: Generalized enlargement of lymph nodes are seen in infectious mononucleosis, malignant blood dyscrasias and other infections. I'm not sure that they would be found on the rib cage itself or on the shin bone. I recommend an evaluation by a hematologist or an infectious disease specialist. A lymph node biopsy as well as other tests may be advised by the specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Dry Eye Syndrome (Definition)

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