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Scratchy Throat And Itchy Ears
When i drink dairy products i get diarrhea and bloated and also scratchy throat and itchy ears lactose or allergic?
Allergy/ intolerance: Typical symptoms of lactose intolerance include abdominal pain, bloating, flatus, diarrhea and on some occasions, nausea and vomiting. This is related to deficiency in enzyme lactase to break down lactose. The symptoms of sore throat and itchy ears is an allergy involving immune system. You seem to have mixture of symptoms and physician would need to sort these out. ...Read more
Allergy: Since you have not shared any information with us about yourself, including your age and medical history, its not possible to provide you with a proper or relevant response. Given the limited description of your sx, you may be experiencing environmental allergies and may benefit from OTC antihistamines. ...Read more
I've had persistent itchy ears and throat for 3+ months. This causes me to cough, but little or no phlegm. What could be the cause?
See U r MD: Need ENT evaluation and treatment!Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a horrible smell coming from my throat and very itchy ears, throat, and nose. What could this be?
Infection: There could be various sources - viral, bacteria, allergy - and even digestve origins may be there, but you likely have an infection. Drink adequate water, try a Neti pot or other saline nasal flushing and also gargling but you might need to get Rx after an exam. It's good to treat this earlier than later. Best wishes! ...Read more
My son can eat peanut butter sandwiches, but the second he eats nuts , he has itchy ears and itchy throat. Does this count as an allergy?
Different allergens: Peanut and tree nut allergens are different. I would recommend your son be evaluated with specific allergy testing. ...Read more
Excessively itchy ears nose and throat with a dry gagging cough cough triggered by normal breathing ?
See below: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of allergy. Depending on the cause of your allergy, it is likely that an effective treatment is available. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer