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Mouthwash is burning my mouth, feels it too dry and feel so thirsty. Can't take any menthol like mint mouth wash?
Avoid that mouthwash: Many of the otc mouthwashes contain various chemicals (like alcohol) that may be very caustic to the oral cavity. As has been suggested first try a rinse like oral balance or biotene to help reduce the burn. If this is still of no help, see your dentist to try to determine if there is some other reason that this is happening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A stimulant: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is similar to the stimulants the body makes itself - adrenaline, noradrenaline and dopamine, and does many of the same things - raises blood pressure and pulse, is a decongestant, appetite suppressant. Because of its risks, most doctors no longer prescribe it, and use pseudoEphedrine (ephedrine sulfate) (sudafed) instead as a decongestant mainly. It is still found in many herbal drugs, esp from china. ...Read more
Yes: If in doubt don't use it, get another one ...Read more
Eyelids itched like crazy, head felt like it would explode. Scratched eyes, they puffed. Took 50mg benadryl, (diphenhydramine) it helped. What causes this?
Believe allergic reaction to large qty of fertilizer itchy burn watery eyes. Dry mouth sneezing stuffy nose. Remedy?
Drove past/over skunk, smelled bad, nauseous, clothes smelled. Throat hurts, lungs feel irritated, can I catch illness from the scent? Is it toxic?
No: It's obnoxious and irritating but not dangerous. ...Read more
Sclera looks lime green, headache, stuffy eye, im hot bt no fever, eye n nose pressure. Whats wrong?
Burning itchy eyes. Not allergic but taking prescribed antihistamines and eye drops. Feels like sand in eyes but no injury occurred.
Dry eye is treated: differently from other issues such as ocular inflammation or allergies. But, they commonly can present with the same symptoms. Usually lubricating eye drops are first line therapy for dry eyes. Studies have shown that Omega-3 supplements may help as well. We can also place punctual plugs and use topical cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion drops are some of many potential treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
19 weeks pregnant sore throat, swollen glands, killer headache with body ache congested runny nose, sneezing, coughing.Organic marijuana vs Advil (ibuprofen) n such?.
I turn red whenever i drink beer or other drinks. Hard time breathing, eyes seem red and uncomfortable , heart beats faster. Whats wrong? Cure?
Need more info: Some meds can cause this rxn. Others are allergic to the fernenting agents etc. Would abstain from these beverages and see your dr. If no meds to blame then allergy testing or other studies may need to be done. ...Read more
Not a known effect: I cannot find body aches listed as a reported side effect to cetirizine, so it is unlikely that the aches are related. Sometimes viral infections can resemble allergies, and are associated with body aches. Some people do have odd reactions to medications, though; you could try taking it at a time you have no allergic symptoms. If you don't get body aches, then the medicine isn't the reason. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes canker sores & sore throat? I have canker sores on my gums, under tongue & sore throat after eating spicy pork rinds, cherries, garlic nuts.
Unknown: Canker sores or apthous ulcers are most often attributed to an autoimmune reaction of the mucosa. The causative agents can vary among persons and there is no known cure. The best thing you can do is take note of the foods/drinks that cause this for you and avoid them if you can. If you get them bad enough a topical steroid intra-oral med can be applied to them to minimize the outbreak. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking Labatolol 100 mg 2x day. I do get dizzy sometimes, dry mouth, muscles in both arms and skin feels like its burning but no redness or rash?
Check with doctor : You need to check with your doctor some of the medicine side effect is what you just describe this medicine will be wean off slowly it should not stopped by the patient suddenly that can cause more harm keep hydrating and check your pulse and your BP frequently if heart rate too slow like lower than 50 go to the emergency room thank you for using health tap good luck ...Read more
Bad cold..Running nose..Sore throat..Headache..Taken azee 500..Crocin cold & flu..Not helped..Wat shud i do..
Some other tips: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Rest. ...Read more
I get very bad stomach pains almost like my lining is throbbing when I drink ice-cold water, but not ice-cold juice or room temperature water?
Odd symptom : How long has that been going on? That sounds very odd to me and I do not have an explanation. ...Read more