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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Sore Throat Associated With Allergic Rhinitis Last

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What's best used to take care of a sore throat from allergic rhinitis fast?

What's best used to take care of a sore throat from allergic rhinitis fast?

Postnasal drip?: Sore throats from allergies are often due to postnasal drip. Antihistamine pills can help this symptoms but often prescription nasal sprays work better for this symptom. Call your doctor who can determine what medicine is right for you. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Rhinitis (Definition)

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


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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?

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?

Runny nose: It may be a virus or allergies, depending on systemic symptoms such as body aches, fever, etc. If you have allergies, you may have been exposed to an allergen you reacted to. If an antihistamine does not help, it is probably a cold. ...Read more

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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

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

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What's the best for pink eye, fever, sore throat and a runny nose? How long will this last? Whats the illness called?

What's the best for pink eye, fever, sore throat and a runny nose? How long will this last? Whats 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

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What is the best thing to do for a sore throat, and a runny nose? Allergic to codene

What is the best thing to do for a sore throat, and a runny nose? Allergic to codene

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

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For the last four days I have a sore throat, slight runny nose, and a fever. What could it be?

For the last four days  I have a sore throat, slight runny nose, and a fever. What could it be?

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

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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?

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?

Probably pollen: That is not a typical side effect for this medicine. Consider whether your symptoms improve when the air is treated with an air conditioner. That would make pollen a likely suspect. Also consider if an over the counter remedy or change in pollen counts helps. ...Read more

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I have a runny nose sore throat I m very achy I just had this all last month and got rid of it ?

I have a runny nose sore throat I m very achy I just had this all last month and got rid of it ?

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

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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

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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?

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?

URI: It is likely you have viral upper respiratory infection (URI). The symptoms can last about one week and respond to over the counter medications. If the symptoms last longer or new symptoms develop (headache, shortness of breath etc) you should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes ...Read more