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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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I've got migraines, runny nose, watery ears, itchy throat, coughing and sneezing. Had it for 3 weeks. Is this a signs of something?

I've got migraines, runny nose, watery ears, itchy throat, coughing and sneezing. Had it for 3 weeks. Is this a signs of something?

Hay fevers: You likely get an acute episode of allergic rhinosinusitis or previously known as hay fever. Depending how severe your symptoms are, you might need antibiotic and antiinflammatory medications if bacterial infections occur. Please see your local allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How to determine if itchy throat is from allergies or not. No pain. Just a kinda deep annoying itch. Makes me want to cough to scratch it. Runny nose s/t?

How to determine if itchy throat is from allergies or not. No pain. Just a kinda deep annoying itch. Makes me want to cough to scratch it. Runny nose s/t?

Allergy testing: The most definitive way to know if this is from allergies is to be tested, either a skin or blood test. Your symptoms do sound a lot like allergies and will probably respond to an antihistamine; however you should consult with your physician first. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough runny nose, itchy throat and lots of whitish pleghm comes out when I cough, what does it mean? And what medication will I take?

Possibilities...: If you also have a fever, this could be acute bronchitis of probable viral origin, if the fever is low-grade. This will run its course over a few days or so and symptomatic treatment is all that is needed. If there is no fever, this could represent allergic bronchospasm and bronchodilator and steroid inhalers would be prescribed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Cough started a month ago, got better, then runny nose started, cough came back, still have post nasal drip&itchy throat causing some coughing, normal?

Cough started a month ago, got better, then runny nose started, cough came back, still have post nasal drip&itchy throat causing some coughing, normal?

Chronic cough: It is likely that your chronic cough is due to chronic rhinitis. Itchy throat, nasal congestion are signs of rhinitis. In the us the most common cause of rhinitis is allergy. It is not normal to have chronic cough. You should have it checked with a local physician to get proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat, runny nose and green snot?

I have an itchy throat, runny nose and green snot?

Cold, allergy, sinus: But which? That is the eternal question. If symptoms have been present less than 1 week & mucous is yellow or green it's almost certainly a cold. Rx: rest, lots of liquids, saline nasal spray, ibuprofen, aspirin, or acetominophen. When symptoms last more than a week it may be allergy or sinusitis. Mucous water, sneezing, itching - that's allergy. Cough, thick mucous, headache likely sinusitis. ...Read more

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Cure for sore itchy throat, runny nose?

Cure for sore itchy throat, runny nose?

Time!: Time will cure your symptoms. Antihistamines will help you feel better for the duration. ...Read more

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I was sick (cold) since last Tuesday I got better in 3 days but still I have fatigue, runny nose, itchy throat & feel sick. Do I have immunity problem?

I was sick (cold) since last Tuesday I got better in 3 days but still I have fatigue, runny nose, itchy throat & feel sick. Do I have immunity problem?

Weeks: A viral illness can last several weeks before you feel better. If you're not feeling better after two weeks of illness, I would see your doctor ...Read more

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Runny nose, irritating eyes, and itchy throat. How can you tell if it's just allergies or not?

Runny nose, irritating eyes, and itchy throat. How can you tell if it's just allergies or not?

Examination: These symptoms are very suggestive of seasonal allergy but there are ways to confirm. Your eye doctor will look for allergic reactions on the surface of your eye and on the inside of your eye lid to confirm that allergies are the cause. If taking antihistamines reduces the symptoms, we will know for sure. ...Read more

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What to do for the past month, I've had sporadic bouts of itchy throat followed by runny nose?

What to do for the past month, I've had sporadic bouts of itchy throat followed by runny nose?

Itchy throat: MOst commonly these symptoms are alleric in nature, nothing more. ...Read more

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Itchy throat, itchy eyes, and runny nose. What is the best over-the-counter medicine for allergies?

Itchy throat, itchy eyes, and runny nose. What is the best over-the-counter medicine for allergies?

Claritin, (loratadine) allergra..: Good evening,
for symptoms of allergy such as itchy throat, itchy eyes and runny nose, over the counter medications such as Claritin (loratadine) 10 milligrams are safe to take. Frequent use once per day may be needed until the end of pollen season. ...Read more

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I have this cough and it taste funny I have a sore neck itchy throat a headache I'm hot and tired should I be worried I'm not stuffed or no runny nose?

I have this cough and it taste funny I have a sore neck itchy throat a headache I'm hot and tired should I be worried I'm not stuffed or no runny nose?

See doctor: Since there is no duration of symptoms provided, it is difficult to venture a guess. It does appear that you have an infection although the sore neck may or may not be related to it. It this has been present for more than 2 days or getting worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have severe seasonal outdoors allergies including itchy. Watery eyes, itchy throat, stuffy. Runny nose. What medication work best?

I have severe seasonal outdoors allergies including itchy. Watery eyes, itchy throat, stuffy. Runny nose. What medication work best?

Allergy meds: You gave quite a bit of systemic symptoms so an oral agent would be best. In my experience, Allegra seems to be the best but claritin/ zyrtec are also very good. If your eyes need a topical eye drop, Pataday and Lastacaft (alcaftadine) are the best. ...Read more

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I have a sore and itchy throat, sore inflamed chest, headache, sore neck and back and shoulders, runny nose. I think I have a cold am I correct?

I have a sore and itchy throat, sore inflamed chest, headache, sore neck and back and shoulders, runny nose. I think I have a cold am I correct?

Viral URI: Sounds like you are correct, but cannot diagnose accurately over the internet. Hopefully you will be better soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I hate spring, : (as per usual I'm having a dry cough, itchy throat & eyes and a runny nose. But I am breastfeeding. What can I take?

I hate spring, : (as per usual I'm having a dry cough, itchy throat & eyes and a runny nose. But I am breastfeeding. What can I take?

Nasal steroid: Avoid antihistamines and decongestants as both can impair breast milk production and flow. Consider taking nasal steroids such as flonase and cromolyn sodium such as nasalcrom. Both are available over the counter. More about allergy remedies and breastfeeding:
http://kellymom. Com/bf/can-i-breastfeed/meds/cold-remedy/ ...Read more

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How to tell if increased shortness of breath or just anxiety, allergy, or musculoskeletal issue? Took benedryl as also have runny nose, itchy throat.

See a physician!: Based on your history, you may have shortness of breath because of your heart problems, your anxiety, or sub-clinical asthma associated with allergy. First, see your pmd and cardiologist. If both tell you it is neither your heart or anxiety, see an allergist. ...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. Nayla Mumneh
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Runny Nose (Definition)

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