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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?

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 more

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Is ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) kinda like adderral?

Is ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) kinda like adderral?

No: Ephedrine is chemically related to amphetamine (adderall), but they are different enough that Ephedrine has little or no benefit with respect to adhd. Both do dry up nasal membranes, though. ...Read more

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What are ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) alkaloids for?

What are ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) alkaloids for?

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

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Believe allergic reaction to large qty of fertilizer itchy burn watery eyes. Dry mouth sneezing stuffy nose. Remedy?

Believe  allergic reaction to large qty of fertilizer   itchy burn watery eyes. Dry mouth sneezing stuffy nose.   Remedy?

Protect yourself: The remedy is to wear an appropriate mask while you're working with any chemicals. Also wear eye protection. Avoid contact for 5 to 7 days with anymore fertilizer. ...Read more

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Sclera looks lime green, headache, stuffy eye, im hot bt no fever, eye n nose pressure. Whats wrong?

Sclera looks lime green, headache, stuffy eye, im hot bt no fever, eye n nose pressure. Whats wrong?

Likely sinus problem: You're describing pretty typical sinus related symptoms. See your primary doctor or ENT specialist & you'll likely need a course of antibiotics to help you as well as allergy eye drops. ...Read more

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Burning itchy eyes. Not allergic but taking prescribed antihistamines and eye drops. Feels like sand in eyes but no injury occurred.

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 more

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Any ideas why hydrocodone makes my eyes burn?

Any ideas why hydrocodone makes my eyes burn?

Not really: The side effects of the any given drug are often multiple and might include itching and burning , i guess. It is hard for me to explain specifically. ...Read more

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I turn red whenever i drink beer or other drinks. Hard time breathing, eyes seem red and uncomfortable , heart beats faster. Whats wrong? Cure?

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

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Why allergic medicine like cetrizine make my body ache after eating it?

Why allergic medicine like cetrizine make my body ache after eating it?

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 more

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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.

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 more

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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?

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

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Does cola syrup cause dry mouth?

Does cola syrup cause dry mouth?

Of course: Anything with artificial sugar or natural sugar may cause the dry mouth. If you have a chronically dry mouth, it might be a good idea to get your doctor to check your average levels of blood glucose (A1C). ...Read more

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Bad cold..Running nose..Sore throat..Headache..Taken azee 500..Crocin cold & flu..Not helped..Wat shud i do..

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