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My throat is itchy and stpped up nose. What is this?

My throat is itchy and stpped up nose. What is this?

Allergy: The few symptoms that you described are classical symptoms consistent with allergic rhinitis. The nasal congestion is due to engorgement of blood vessels in the side of the nasal cavity and swelling of the tissue around these vessels (called edema). These symptoms can be treated with otc antihistamines such as Claritin or allegra. If these meds do not help, see an allergist. ...Read more

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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


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Itchy ears nose and throat?

Itchy ears nose and throat?

?allergies: May have allergies. Try over the counter, non-sedating meds (claritin/loratadine) as one example and if it persists, see a dr. ...Read more

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Nose congestion with itchy throat what could it be?

Nose congestion with itchy throat what could it be?

URI or allergies: This could be a cold (URI-upper respiratory infection) or allergies. If it is a cold it should last for about a week and will improve with no treatment, though you can use over the counter medicines for symptoms. If it is allergies you may need to take an antihistamine like loratadine (claritin) to help with symptoms. If you get worse or develop high fever or new symptoms you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can't sleep. My nose is blathering me and my throat is very itchy specially at bed time?

Can't sleep. My nose is blathering me and my throat is very itchy  specially at bed time?

Virus?: You may have contracted a viral upper respiratory infection. Viruses have to run their course and antibiotics are not indicated. Often times over the counter cold remedies will help with symptomatic relief. If you don't get better or your condition worsen please see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I always seem to have a stuffed nose and itchy throat. Reasons?

I always seem to have a stuffed nose and itchy throat. Reasons?

Possible allergies: Common symptoms of environmental allergies are nasal congestion, sneezing, itchy nose/throat and runny nose. If symptoms are ongoing or year round, an indoor allergen may be to blame. The most common indoor allergens are dust mite, animal dander, cockroach and indoor molds. An allergist can apply skin tests and determine if an allergy is present in 20 minutes! ...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 a stuffy nose and and my throat gets itchy when I wake up in the morning. Any possible solutions?

I have a stuffy nose and and my throat gets itchy when I wake up in the morning. Any possible solutions?

Allergy: This may be related to allergy which will cause nasal congestion and post-nasal drainage. You may want to try an over the counter antihistamine (zyrtec, claritin) before you go to bed at night. If this helps, it's likely an allergy issue. If it doesn't help, you may benefit from a nasal steriod spray - see your primary care doctor or your local ENT for that. ...Read more

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