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Is it possible to get rid of runny nose and watery eyes fast?

Is it possible to get rid of runny nose and watery eyes fast?

Not so fast...: Runny nose is often caused by the tears from the watery eyes draining into it. The cause of the watery eyes has to be treated. If it is due to allergies, then an allergy eye drop is the best treatment. If you have dry eyes, they can cause reflex tearing. An artificial tear can heal the eye surface, decreasing tearing. A doctor can help find the cause. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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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Need a quick remedy to get rid of runny nose, sore throat and watery eyes. Need to get better fast?

Need a quick remedy to get rid of runny nose, sore throat and watery eyes. Need to get better fast?

Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *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. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a sore throat with a runny nose and some watery eyes?

How do you get rid of a sore throat with a runny nose and some watery eyes?

Viral infections: The combination of runny nose and watery eyes, plus sore throat is highly suggestive of a viral infection - for which there is no known treatment that will cure it. Standard advice is to stay well hydrated (drink plenty of fluids), take decongestants such as Pseudoephedrine to minimize the runny nose, and Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the pain. Then just add a tincture of time. ...Read more

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Allergic reactions include runny nose and watery eyes. Can antihistamine drugs help prevent or decrease the effects of an allergic reaction?

Allergic reactions include runny nose and watery eyes. Can antihistamine drugs help prevent or decrease the effects of an allergic reaction?

Yes: Antihistamines are very successful at decreasing symptoms of runny nose and itchy eyes. There are both aver the counter and prescription antihistamines available. ...Read more

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Had runny nose and watery eyes during the winter and dr told me to get any OTC med and I have been usingotc allegra 180mg for 2 yearsthinking that it should be taken daily, had bad experience like extreme anxiety, upper back pain, difficulty urination,

Had runny nose and watery eyes during the winter and dr told me to get any OTC med and I have been usingotc allegra 180mg for 2 yearsthinking that it should be taken daily, had bad experience like extreme anxiety, upper back pain, difficulty urination,

Side-effects?: If you have negative symptoms which you can attribute to medication you have been taking, stop taking it. Fexofenadine may cause headache, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, pain in arms, legs, or back, cough, hives, rash, itching, difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, etc. Difficulty with urination would be unusual. See your doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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I suddently got ill on Saturday runny nose watery eyes extra hear loss gone. How to stop runny nose, watery eyes and get extra hearing again as usual?

I suddently got ill on Saturday runny nose watery eyes extra hear loss gone. How to stop runny nose, watery eyes and get extra hearing again as usual?

OTC meds: Your symptoms are most likely due to a viral upper respiratory illness or allergies. In either event, I advise taking an over the counter antihistamine like zyrtec at night x 14 days, a decongestant like sudafed 2 x daily x 10 days, and afrin nasal spray 2 x daily x 3 days only. If your symptoms do not improve after another 10 days, you should see your doctor, or sooner if your symptoms get wors ...Read more

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Runny nose, congestion. I get hot and cold flushes, Every time I cough I feel like throwing up and get watery eyes. Bad cough.?

Runny nose, congestion. I get hot and cold flushes, Every time I cough I feel like throwing up and get watery eyes. Bad cough.?

A cold: Sounds like a common cold. Be sure you have enough fluid and electrolyte intake to replenish the amount vomited. Is your whooping cough immunization updated (just in case you have whooping cough)? Consider consulting your doctor if the coughing and vomiting fail to improve in the next 48 hours or worsen at any time. ...Read more

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Is there a vaccine for common cold? I get a very bad one I get body aches sneezing watery eyes stuffed nose headache runny nose it's awful

Is there a vaccine for common cold? I get a very bad one I get body aches sneezing watery eyes stuffed nose headache runny nose it's awful

Cold vaccine: Unfortunately there are no vaccines for the common cold.Have you been evaluated for allergies? Your symptoms could be allergy related. ...Read more

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How long do the runny nose and watery eyes from allergy normally last?

How long do the runny nose and watery eyes from allergy normally last?

Until treated or....: Allergy is an inflammatory response to a substance (the allergen). When it is eliminated, problem over soon. To block the effect of the allergen, an antihistamine is suggested which will work quickly as well. Drops work on the eyes better than pill form. ...Read more

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Toddler with fever, runny nose, and watery eyes?

Toddler with fever, runny nose, and watery eyes?

Common cold: If the fever is not high, and they do not have difficulty breathing, then keep them comfortable and well hydrated and let it runs its course. Most colds resolve within a few days. If they have high fever and/or difficulty breathing and/or they develop other symptoms, then they should be seen for an evaluation by their pediatrician or hospital emergency room depending on availability. ...Read more

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Two-year old female with a fever runny nose and watery eyes?

Two-year old female with a fever runny nose and watery eyes?

Virus: Probable viral infection that may last as ling as 5-7 days. But consult your pediatrician to be sure. ...Read more

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My 17 month old has a runny nose and watery eyes. Could she have allergies already?

My 17 month old has a runny nose and watery eyes. Could she have allergies already?

Certainly can.: Don't forget that eczema and allergic runny nose are almost the same disease in different places, and infants and toddlers have lots of eczema. ...Read more

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I took a 24 hour allergy medicine 4.5 hours ago and it hasn't helped at all with my runny nose and watery eyes. Could I take nyquil to help me sleep?

I took a 24 hour allergy medicine 4.5 hours ago and it hasn't helped at all with my runny nose and watery eyes. Could I take nyquil to help me sleep?

Yes you can: Yes you can take extra nyquil. You might also want to try otc allergy eye drops to help relieved your eye symptoms. However, those are weak medications and only work for mild symptoms. At this stage, it would be better if you seek professional help to treat your symptoms more appropriately to prevent you from getting a sinusitis. ...Read more

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I think my 1 year old has a milk allergy. He is extremely fussy for two weeks since switching from soy formula. Runny nose and watery eyes. What to do?

I think my 1 year old has a milk allergy. He is extremely fussy for two weeks since switching from soy formula. Runny nose and watery eyes. What to do?

Switch back: Switch back to soy formula as if this is milk allergy the symptoms should resolve. You should have your child evaluated by an allergist to confirm whether or not your baby really has a milk allergy or some other unrelated problem. ...Read more

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What can cause sore throat, mild cough, runny nose, and watery eyes?

What can cause sore throat, mild cough, runny nose, and watery eyes?

URI: Sound like you have the common cold. The eyes produce tears constantly and the stuffy nose prevents the tears from draining into the throat causing your eyes to be watery. Take restn and drink a lot of fluids. ...Read more

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Runny nose, dry and watery eyes whenever I go outdoors. What can I take for this?

Runny nose, dry and watery eyes whenever I go outdoors. What can I take for this?

Allergy: You may consider taking allergy pills. If persists please seek medical advise in person. ...Read more

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What can cause watery eyes, sensitivity to light, and runny nose?

What can cause watery eyes, sensitivity to light, and runny nose?

Several things: Scratches, infection, foreign body, iritis, dryness and allergies top the list. Excess tears drain into you nose and cause it to run. ...Read more

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Runny nose, sneezing, slight cough and watery eyes in a baby?

Runny nose, sneezing, slight cough and watery eyes in a baby?

Sounds like a cold: This is pretty typical as the early signs of a URI in an infant. As long as they stay on their regular pattern of activities including feeding & rest, this can be monitored. If the infants playful activities decline, feeding drops off & or they have obvious breathing difficulty, an evaluation is warrented. ...Read more

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What is the best thingbtobdo for runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing?

What is the best thingbtobdo for runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing?

See an allergist: Your symptoms strongly suggest environmental allergy. Stay indoors as much as you can, drive with closed window and recirculate air, at home close windows. You can take otc anti-histamines, such as cetirizine, fexofenadine of loratadine; irrigate nose with saline, artifiical tears to eyes and drops such as ketotifen. If all these don't help, see an allergist. ...Read more

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My 13 month old son has watery eyes. Runny. Nose very wingdy. Doesn't want cuddles and very unsettled! He hasn't got a temp. Also has a horse voice?

My 13 month old son has watery eyes. Runny. Nose very wingdy. Doesn't want cuddles and very unsettled! He hasn't got a temp. Also has a horse voice?

Cold: This may well be a viral infection that has to run its course but I recommend having him seen by his doctor to make sure it is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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I have allergies some nights and not others. It's mostly watery eyes. Sometimes a runny nose. I changed pillows and that helped. Aside from over?

I have allergies some nights and not others. It's mostly watery eyes. Sometimes a runny nose. I changed pillows and that helped. Aside from over?

Dust mites?: If changing the pillow helps, dust mite allergy may be the cause. Your exposure to the mite droppings often depends on how often you move in bed. Were it not for the improvement from changing pillows, dry eyes would have been another potential cause for your tearing. ...Read more

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Watery eyes, sensitivity to light, and runny nose - are these allergy symptoms?

Watery eyes, sensitivity to light, and runny nose - are these allergy symptoms?

Possibly: These symptoms may be caused by allergies or also can be viral. If you have them frequently lasting longer than 2 weeks, most likely an allergy trigger. An allergist can help evaluate your symptoms and help treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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My one year old has watery eyes and runny nose, should I give him antihistamines?

My one year old has watery eyes and runny nose, should I give him antihistamines?

Seldom needed: Although used for decades these meds have not been shown to shorten an illness & may increase the thickness of secretions making it harder to cough them out. Many kids felt a little more would help them & self medicated & ended up in emergency rooms. The aap & other groups discourage their use under 6. I have mixed feelings. Saline nasal wash is preferable for younger kids. ...Read more

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I have watery eyes, itching of the nose, and runny nose. Am I sick or is it allergies?

I have watery eyes, itching of the nose, and runny nose. Am I sick or is it allergies?

Could be either: Correct answer will depend on your history, exposures and physical exam, but either answer (i.e., allergies or an upper respiratory infection) sounds plausible based on your symptoms. Feel better... ...Read more

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Watery eyes and runny nose after oral sex is it a std?

Watery eyes and runny nose after oral sex is it a std?

Unlikely: But any form of unprotected sex can result in the transmission of stds. If you are concerned, go and get tested. Always better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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I feel this: -runny nose -cough -watery eyes -headache. Any ideas? Should I go to the doctor?

I feel this: -runny nose -cough -watery eyes -headache. Any ideas? Should I go to the doctor?

See PCP: I would see your pcp. In the meantime, drink fluids, get plenty of rest, wash your hands often and clean your house, car, cell phone to disinfect. ...Read more

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I have had a cough, watery eyes, runny nose, headache and now I have swelling infront of my ears by my temples. These have lasted 5days.?

Infection: The symptoms of cough, runny nose, headache and swelling suggest a viral infection. It's possible that the swelling in front of the ear are pre-auricular lymph nodes. Lymph nodes commonly swelling in response to an infection and may be slightly tender. ...Read more

Watery Eyes (Definition)

Tears out of proportion. Eyes need tear film to keep the cornea clear of any local or environmental foreign materials. The tears are produced by local as well as accessory lacrimal glands and are constantly being replaced by evaporation or suction by the nasolacrimal system into the nose. Watery eyes can result from many causes, some of which being too much production ...Read more


Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Runny Nose (Definition)

Mucus fluid from the nose, usually caused by ...Read more