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I am having problem from runny nose and itchy eyes, itchy throats, I took medicine cold n flu but didn't work my nose is still running. Please help me?

I am having problem from runny nose and itchy eyes, itchy throats, I took medicine cold n flu but didn't work my nose is still running. Please help me?

Allergies: It sounds like you have allergic rhinitis, not a virus. You should take allergy medicine, like claritin, Allegra or zyrtec, with the decongestant if you don't have high blood pressure. Or see your doctor about a nasal steroid spray. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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Does early morning sneezing, running nose and itchy eyes with season change is sign of hay fever?Im having this problem since childhood.

Does early morning sneezing, running nose and itchy eyes with season change is sign of hay fever?Im having this problem since childhood.

Air born allergy: The label "hay fever" has been applied by some to any air born allergy or specifically to the irritants that are in the air when harvest time brings the cutting of hay. Either way, seasonal changes bring new things into the air. Most who are sensitive will also be allergic to the dust mites that permeate your pillow & mattress. Combine the two & you can have morning issues. ...Read more

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My hubby ate an apple the other night. Throat&tongue got itchy, eyes became itchy&swollen but no hives or breathing problems. Next time be worse?

My hubby ate an apple the other night. Throat&tongue got itchy, eyes became itchy&swollen but no hives or breathing problems. Next time be worse?

Pollen-food syndrome: Pollen-food syndrome, aka oral allergy syndrome, is well characterized and typically manifests as itching with or without swelling of the lips, tongue, palate, and throat. Food sensitivity requiring epinephrine is rare. Patients usually have sensitivity to certain foods and to antigenically similar class of pollens. For example, allergy to apple skin and birch pollen a common combo.(see comment ...Read more

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How can I alleviate itchy eyes?

How can I alleviate itchy eyes?

Many causes: Depending on the underlying cause, most cases of itchy eyes can be successfully treated. Most common causes are allergies, dry eye, and blepharitis. See an eye md to help determine the underlying cause, and seek treatment advice. Often a drop such as an artificial tear, otc or rx drop for allergies, sometimes a short course of a mild topical steroid, is prescribed. Cool compresses can be helpful. ...Read more

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What are some ways to relieve itchy eyes?

What are some ways to relieve itchy eyes?

Yes: Itching can be from allergies and from eyelid inflammation called blepharitis. Blepharitis is a long-term problem, and one that tends to recur if treatment is not continued. Treatment for blepharitis is simple.....Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the eyelids with dilute baby shampoo on a cotton ball. More info: blepharitis info. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve itchy eyes?

What is the best way to relieve itchy eyes?

Eyedrops: I would get some otc allergy eydrops and use as directed. If these don't help than prescription drops can be prescribed. Taking systemic anti-histamine generally are not effective for eye allergies. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have been having itchy eyes lately?

Any advice? I have been having itchy eyes lately?

Itchy eyes: Can be treated with any of the over the counter allergy eye drops. If these don't help, then see your ophthalmologist to discuss other treatment options, including prescription medications. ...Read more

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I've been having itchy eyes lately.. What should I do?

I've been having itchy eyes lately.. What should I do?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes of itchy eyes. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Itchy eyes and itchy red face?

Allergy Likely: These symptoms are typical from allergic responses. Commonly, these could be from either environmental/seasonal allergy or a contact dermatitis type response (surface flare or inflammation due to coming in direct contact with something you are sensitive to). If basic allergy medications or eye drops do not give adequate relief, see your primary doctor or an allergist or ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Itchy eyes and sneezes?

Itchy eyes and sneezes?

Allergies: Most likely its an allergy. Pollen, cats, dust, etc. If the symptoms do not go away, then call your family doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Foster
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Itchy Eyes (Definition)

Itchy eye is a clinical finding in which a person's eye has a sensation of non-painful ...Read more