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How Long Does Sore Throat Associated With Allergic Rhinitis Last
This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more
Last saturday I start havin horrible runny nose, cough, sore throat all of a sudden. We have mold/mildew from leaky water. Could I be allergic to mold?
Flu mist symptoms how long do the effects of flu mist last? My son had it monday and now has a runny nose, fatigue and sore throat. No fever
1-3 Days: He may be feeling the symptoms of the body simply "recognizing" the influenza vaccine. However it is also equally likely he is coming down with a cold virus that just happens to be after he got the flumyst. If you have concerns about his health, see your pediatrician in the next day. ...Read more
How to combat cold before it lasts longer? Natural remedies pls help. I can feel a cold starting up. Symptoms:headache, runny nose, sneezing sore throat
I always have long-running diseases when it comes to ENT area. I can cough for 2-3 weeks, sore throat lasts more than a week, runny nose too. I also snore. Who should I go to to get this checked out?
What's the best for pink eye, fever, sore throat and a runny nose? How long will this last? What's the illness called?
Few possibilities.: By your description, this could be allergies, viral throat infection or bacterial sinus infection, at least. Your best bet would be to seek a consultation with one of us here on HealthTap to go over your plight more specifically. We may be able to offer you some advice, or even a useful treatment. ...Read more
I have a cold that is causing watery eyes, runny nose, coughing, coughing up phlem, muscle aches and a sore throat. How long should this last?
Is it a cold?: Colds can last for a few days to a few weeks. But, some of you symptoms could be an indication of allergies. ...Read more
Supportive care: If symptoms of sore throat and runny nose have been going on for only a few days, then likely viral cold. Best treatment is rest, drink plenty of fluids, Acetaminophen and even some chicken soup. If worsens, a healthcare provider can swab throat for strep. No need for Codeine medications. ...Read more
AURI: Acute respiratory infection cound be viral or bacterial. If you think you are improving viral infection resolves by itself in a few days. Bacterial infection if not treated can be complicated with pneumonia. See your md if you develop exudate in your throat, headache, chills, bodyaches, colored expectoration, shortness of breath or not improving. ...Read more
Can lamotrigine cause sore throat an runny nose, im taking it 200 mg for 3 months and I have runny nose and sore throat but im alergic in polen too?
Virus: Likely another upper respiratory virus. Treat the symptoms, lots of fluids and rest. If it lasts more than 5-6 days or you have fevers greater than 102 get evaluated. Not unusual to get multiple viruses in the winter. Wash your hands after contact with others or use hand sanitizer. More likely when you work in an office or with the public. ...Read more
Hi, last tuesday I came down with a sore throat and it turned to runny nose and congestion. I have soreness today and nose congestion.
Symptom relief: Saltwater gargles are great for a sore throat. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 ounces of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey and a small amount of lemon juice. For nasal congestion consider use of a netti pot. ...Read more
Been sick for a month. Started with sore throat, then runny nose, then a cough. Now it turned into hoarse coughs. Why is it taking a long time to heal?
Head cold last sunday. Stuffy/runny nose gone, sore throat gone, but still have non productive cough sounds like smoker's cough (i don't smoke). Help?
My mum had a sore throat with runny nose & cough last month. She's better but has persistent cough ever since. What could it be?
For the last 2 weeks I've had a sore throat I have no cough no fever a little runny nose only in the morning I do smoke cigarettes an quitting soon?
Extreme sore throat, slight cough, sneezing, and a bit of runny nose. Last time I sneezed there were spots of blood in the phlegm. Should I be worried?
Can you get flu like symptoms from being allergic to chilli's? My lips swell and tingle then I get a sore throat and a runny nose and I feel achey.
Yes: This is actually fairly common. If you simply can't live without little chilis, i'd direct you to a boarded allergist. ...Read more
Been experiencing dry eyes for about 3-4 days. Started sneezing last night. Woke up this AM with stuffy/runny nose, headache & sore throat on 1 side.
Had a panic attack and cried and screamed last night woke up feeling sore throat + headache + runny nose + tired + warm eyes. Why do I feel this way?
Can you have mono w/o classic symptoms? My teen had strep and meds. After, he had 8 days of a sore throat, swol lymph--no strep. Dr felt it was viral/allergies. Sore throat/Runny nose last week. Fatigue low fev this week.
This definitely: Sounds like it could be mono. The symptoms you are describing are actually classic for mono. Mono presents differently in people, so it sounds like, if he's never had mono, he should be checked (blood test, i.e., mono spot and more importantly, EBV (Epstein Barr virus) titers. ...Read more
Hello, I have a sore throat, a slight cough and a bit of a runny nose. Sore throat has lasted for the past 4 days, and is worse at night when I lay down. No fever, no sinus pressure. Is this something to be concerned about?
Sinusitis: This sounds like typical case of sinusitis. Not necessarily of bacterial origin. The PND seems to be most bothersome and this can usually be controlled or least slowed by OTC medications. These would include products such as decongestant, antihistamine, and steroid nasal spray. If this continues more than ten days or if you have a change in color of nasal discharge, you should be seen in perso ...Read more
I babysat my 3 year old nephew a few days ago and he was coughing in my face. He was in the e.r. last night and has croup. I have been very sick for days, I have barely left my bed. Fever, sore throat, coughing, jaw pain, weakness, runny nose. Now I'm hav
See doctor: And get checked and diagnosed then it can be treated, ...Read more
Hello. I have constipation excessive urination and belching, sore throat, runny nose, almost vomited last night. Any ideas?
I have cold symptoms of sore throat, mild cough with clear mucus, & runny nose. Also have upper chest pain and threw up mostly mucus last night??
Cold symptoms: Try NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) for pain and fever, decongestant with guaifenesin decongestant like mucinex and cough suppressant like dextromethorphan if needed. Hot shower, sleep with head elevated, vitamin c, hydration and soothing beverages helpful. If pain or fever and symptoms persist 10 days or green/yellow secretions and fever see doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Sore throat, white dots on throat, red dots on roof of mouth, cough, runny nose, fuzzy whitish tongue. What could it be? Had tonsil removed long time ago
Examination: See your Physician for throat examination and appropriate Rx. ...Read more
Cough, sore throat. Now my tongue is very painful. Hurts to talk/eat/drink. No fever, runny nose. Allergies? Do I need to see dr? How long do I wait?
See doctor...: You need to see your doctor asap so that your mouth, especially tongue and throat, can be examined. Is your tongue a different color than usual? Is it swollen? Any difficulty breathing? Any skin rashes? It is not possible to make this diagnosis without actually examining you so call your doctor today! ...Read more
Hi, I have been feeling unwell for the last 4 days. On/off fever, cough with thick and yellow phlegm, runny nose, hoarse voice and sore throat with difficulty swallowing.
Cold?: Sounds like a viral syndrome. Would treat with symptomatic fixes. Lots of fluids and stay hydrated. Ice blocks are perfect for this. Water, milk, juice, sports drinks are all good. As for the fever it is ok to alternate pamol every 6 hours with ibuprofen every 8 hours. Decongestants and anti-histamines will help with the upper resp symptoms. Rest chicken soups are also good. See Dr if not better in a few days ...Read more
Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm >>. ...Read more
An upper respiratory: Infection is likely. Possibly viral or maybe bacterial. If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small of lemon - sip. ...Read more
Common cold meds: The best medications for a common cold are decongestants and pain relievers. There are only 2 decongestants marketed now, phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine. The latter is more effective and you have to sign for it in the pharmacy. Pain relievers can be nsaids like ibuprofen, naproxen, or non-nsaid acetaminophen. Irrigating the nose with salt water and gargling with salt water also help. ...Read more
Sx improvement: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
What to do:: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. For congestion – saline >>. ...Read more
Remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
Sounds like a viral infection and thus only time would get rid of it. Most colds from a virus go away after 7 to 10 days if not sooner.
If the sore throat is bothersome, otc sore throat products may help. For the runny nose, if too bothersome, ask your doctor to prescribe a nasal spray for you to try. ...Read more
Tips sore throat: 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. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more
Such as an acute viral or bacterial infection. If your symptoms do not worsen, wait 5-7 days, rest, eat well and drink water adequately.
If your symptoms significantly worsen or last beyond 7 days, see a doctor. ...Read more
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