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When i drink dairy products i get diarrhea and bloated and also scratchy throat and itchy ears lactose or allergic?

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

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

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I have a sore throat and itchy ears?

I have a sore throat and itchy ears?

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

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
Daily
Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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Itchy ears, nose and throat. Itching in the ears is the worst and is almost unbearable.

Pruritis: You may be experiencing an allergic reaction. You may try OTC anti-histamine such as Benadryl, Claritin or Zyrtec to see if you can achieve relief.If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had a dry cold for a few weeks now saw throat itchy ears inside no infection but I keep developing coldsores on my lips what would this be?

I've had a dry cold for a few weeks now saw throat itchy ears inside no infection but I keep developing coldsores on my lips what would this be?

Canker or cold sores: Cold sores are caused by HSV (virus) and occur on the outsides of the lips. Canker sores are on the inside and are more due to stress and not caused by a virus. Treatment depends on which you are dealing with. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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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?

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

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Itching Throat (Definition)

Itching throat is a clinical finding in which a person's throat feels irritated in a non-painful way, as if it ...Read more

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