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Ragweed & mold counts very high in my area. Am experiencing allergy sinus pressure/headache but no stuffiness. What is best OTC med to relieve this?

Ragweed & mold counts very high in my area. Am experiencing allergy sinus pressure/headache but no stuffiness. What is best OTC med to relieve this?

Nasal steroid: Nasal steroid spray is likely the most effective but may take a few days to get optimal results. If the problem not controlled, an allergy consult may be another option. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What to do if I got a headache with a similar feeling. I don't get this with my other dog, is this an allergy symptom?

What to do if I got a headache with a similar feeling. I don't get this with my other dog, is this an allergy symptom?

If this is a: consistent reaction it may be an allergic symptom. I have no symptoms with our Bichon Fris├ęs or our Vizsla but I do react to our Golden Retriever. Some types of dog are more likely to cause a reaction for someone who is allergic to dander. Consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more

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EVERY spring I get headaches daily(forehead) I have seasonal allergies but I have no symptoms really. Any reason why I have headaches all spring?

EVERY spring I get headaches daily(forehead) I have seasonal allergies but I have no symptoms really. Any reason why I have headaches all spring?

Get checked: Many people have significant nasal congestion without realizing it. If your symptoms occur in the spring, then you are likely allergic to tree and/or grass pollen. Try a nasal steroid spray. If this relieves the headache, then you get your answer. If problem persists, see your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more

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I went to ENT and was diagnosed with allergies. Is it common to have a slight headache w/ nasal congestion as a symptom? How long will it last?

I went to ENT and was diagnosed with allergies. Is it common to have a slight headache w/ nasal congestion as a symptom? How long will it last?

Yes, depends: Yes, common allergic symptoms. It will last as long as your are exposed to the causative allergen(s) or you treat the allergy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have allergy like symptoms which causes right eye pain and right side headache.is it related to brain tumor?

What to do if I have allergy like symptoms which causes right eye pain and right side headache.is it related to brain tumor?

Could be: I would say this could be tumor, but there is something called cluster headache which occurs more in males than females and can cause red eye and nasal congestion with the headache on one side. However, I would like to ask you if this headache occurs in patterns and how long have you had it? I recommend that you have your headache checked to rule out tumor as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have allergy like symptoms which causes right eye pain and right side headache. Is it related to brain tumor?

What to do if I have allergy like symptoms which causes right eye pain and right side headache. Is it related to brain tumor?

Not likely: The allergy symptoms may lead to sinus infections/swelling. This, in turn can lead to the right sided headaches. Brain tumor usually lead to local effects on the brain such as weakness if the tumor is close to the motor areas. Headaches are late findings, and may occurr if the tumor is very large. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have allergy like symptoms which causes right eye pain and right side headache.Is it related to brain tumor?

What do you suggest if I have allergy like symptoms which causes right eye pain and right side headache.Is it related to brain tumor?

May be ethmoid sinus: Most likely related to right ethmoid sinus and allergy. However should have physical exam by physician and possibly be referred for appropriate testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more