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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Everytime I wake from sleep I end up with itchy nose and lots of sneezing. Think its dust allergy. House can never be free of dust though. Any ideas?

Everytime I wake from sleep I end up with itchy nose and lots of sneezing. Think its dust allergy. House can never be free of dust though. Any ideas?

Pets?: Is your home dusty? Do you sleep with allergy free and down free pillow. Do you have carpet or bare floor.? Do you sleep with any pets? All of these should be considered in an allergy evaluation. Is there a dusty environment where you live. Take all this information to your doctor and you may need testing. If you do not want to do this take allergy meds prior to going to sleep. ...Read more

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Possible cause of stuffy itchy nose?

Possible cause of stuffy itchy nose?

Allergies: The exposure of the nose to things that elicit an allergic reaction will cause release of histamine that produces swelling and itchiness. ...Read more

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What is tho connection with itchy nose and alcohol?

What is tho connection with itchy nose and alcohol?

Allergic?: Certain people can be allergic or sensitive to certain alcoholic beverages or the preservatives (sulfites) or other ingredients. For example, some white wines are aged in oak casks and many people are sensitive to the oak and can have allergic reactions and headache. ...Read more

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Runny and itchy nose from cold or allgeries. Not sure which. Help?

Allergies: Itching usually means allergy. Try antihistamine or otc steroid spray. If still not better after a few days, see your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more

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I have an itchy nose when I go to bed (only when I'm in bed). I start sniffling and I have to get up to blow my nose. How do I stop this?

I have an itchy nose when I go to bed (only when I'm in bed). I start sniffling and I have to get up to blow my nose. How do I stop this?

Allergy?: While taking an antihistamine or using a nasal steroid spray daily may help your symptoms, finding the source of your apparent allergic reaction would be best. Dust or dust mites are the most likely
Try replacing your pillow with a non-allergic one. Try vacuuming under your bed and mattress itself. Then cover the mattress with a zippered impermeable cover that is made for people with allergies. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have an itchy nose after eating?

What does it mean if I have an itchy nose after eating?

Histaminic reaction?: Doubt food allergy. Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http://www. Boston. Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition/2013/11. ...Read more

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Are an itchy nose and throat pregnancy symptoms?

Are an itchy nose and throat pregnancy symptoms?

Although congestion: Can occur in early pregnancy, they are not diagnostic of pregnancy. If you miss your period please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How can I stop itchy nose and throat from allergies?

How can I stop itchy nose and throat from allergies?

Allergy sx relief: Oral antihistamines like Claritin or zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (latter 2 may cause drowsiness; so caution with driving) will calm down the itching sensation. If more is needed, see doc for prescription steroid nasal spray, which works differently from the antihistamines & will provide added relief. If allergies severe, see allergist for desensitization therapy. ...Read more

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I have got a itchy nose.

I have got a itchy nose.

Your question is??: It appears you ahve a itchy nose, many do. It helps the physicians on the site if you ask a question after giving basic information. Please start over and resubmit. Questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more

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Does having itchy eyes and itchy nose mean allergies?

Does having itchy eyes and itchy nose mean allergies?

It certainly can!: Itchy eyes and an itchy nose are common manifestations of allergy. Try to be aware of when the symptoms occur and see if a otc antihistamine is effective at relieving your symptoms. If it happens all the time you may benefit from seeing an allergy specialist and allergy testing. ...Read more

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Are sneezing and itchy nose just symptoms of allergic rhinitis?

Are sneezing and itchy nose just symptoms of allergic rhinitis?

Specific symptoms: Sneezing and nasal itching are very specific for allergic rhinitis while nasal congestion and post nasal drip occur with virtually any nasal condition. ...Read more

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What can I do for itchy nose allergies? Is nose steroid sprays the best way?

What can I do for itchy nose allergies? Is nose steroid sprays the best way?

Multi-prong approach: The treatment approach for allergies is avoidance of the triggering allergy, medications and allergy injections if necessary. Nasal steroid sprays are the most effective treatment. Singulair (montelukast) has about the same effectiveness as antihistamines. A board certified allergist is a great resource to provide an individualized treatment plan just for you. ...Read more

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I get itchy nose and eyes when I drink alcohol. Is this normal?

I get itchy nose and eyes when I drink alcohol. Is this normal?

Itchy eyes: You may have an allergic response to the alcohol or a preservative in the alcohol. As long as you have no shortness of breath, it is ok to try some artificial tears, or an allergy drop such as zaditor (ketotifen) (over the counter). If symptoms persist, call your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What could be reason that I sneeze when I eat sugary foods and have an itchy nose when eating hot food?

??: Hot foods easily expalined. Vapors of hot food are going into your sinsuses and nasal passages. This can cause itching.

Why you sneeze with sugary foods is a mystery. ...Read more

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Does itchy eyes and itchy nose (around a cat) sound like an allergy to cats?

Does itchy eyes and itchy nose (around a cat) sound like an allergy to cats?

Yes: That's as classic of a definition for allergy as you can get... Try taking an antihistamine like zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) to see if you get relief 1 hr before you see the cats. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have alergies and how can I heal it I have a runny nose, itchy nose, and sneeze?

How do I know if I have alergies and how can I heal it I have a runny nose, itchy nose, and sneeze?

Allergies?: Get checked out by a doctor. Could be from allergies. This can usually be helped with medication. You may need allergy testing to help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can mold in your home make you emotional have head pain allergys like itchy nose stomic pain an just make you sick an emotionally crazy?

Can mold in your home make you emotional have head pain allergys like itchy nose stomic pain an just make you sick an emotionally crazy?

Mold: If you have mold allergy, you can experience an itchy nose, nasal congestion and headaches. These if present for a long time can technically dirve you crazy, out of frustration and not feeling well. You should first establish if you are allergic to mold, see an allergist if you have the above symptoms. ...Read more

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23 F experiencing itchy swollen eyes, itchy nose feeling like I'm going to sneeze constantly and a cough??

23 F experiencing itchy swollen eyes, itchy nose feeling like I'm going to sneeze constantly and a cough??

Allergy: It is the season for it, you are having allergy to the environment.
take OTC medication and eye drops, like Claritin, or zyrtec.
take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night.
eat local honey one tablespoon every day. ...Read more

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Every morning, right after I wake up I start sneezing, and have an itchy nose and watery eyes that sometimes itch. What could I be allergic to?

Every morning, right after I wake up I start sneezing, and have an itchy nose and watery eyes that sometimes itch. What could I be allergic to?

Probably dust: Fairly common symptoms for dust allergies. Builds up as you sleep. Allergies cause itching & tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for allergies. You can also take over the counter medicine like loratidine in the morning or zyrtec before bed. ...Read more

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I took an allegra (fexofenadine) for my allergies, but I still neezing, itchy eyes, itchy nose, and constant sneezing, what should I do to help?

I took an allegra (fexofenadine) for my allergies, but I still neezing, itchy eyes, itchy nose, and constant sneezing, what should I do to help?

You may need steroid: Allegra (fexofenadine) is more preventive than curative for allergies. You may need low dose steroids like Prednisone for quick relief. Of course if you have chronic allergies you may need the immunocap test done to find out what you are allergic to and if you are a candidate for immunotherapy or in simple words allergy shots for desensitization. Please consult a family doctor or an allergist to discuss this. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a runny nose, itchy nose, and sneeze and I have a spray called nasonex (mometasone) will it help?

What should I do if I have a runny nose, itchy nose, and sneeze and I have a spray called nasonex (mometasone) will it help?

Runny nose: Most allergies especially seaonsal types respond well to nasal cortisone sprays such as with nasonex (mometasone). Only for short period of time as directed in the instructions. ...Read more

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Hi what causes itchy nose, lips, inside mouth and frequently sneezing? Itchy around corner of lips and itchy face now and itchy legs

Hi what causes itchy nose, lips, inside mouth and frequently sneezing? Itchy around corner of lips and itchy face now and itchy legs

Allergies: You have gotten exposed to something that you are allergic to. It could be something environmental in the air or some sort of food or skin product. Pay attention and see if you can figure out what it is. Try a non-sedating antihistamine like loratadine to help with the itching. ...Read more

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