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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Board Certified, Nuclear Medicine
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When i drink dairy products i get diarrhea and bloated and also scratchy throat and itchy ears lactose or allergic?

Dr. Gerald Mandell
Board Certified, Nuclear Medicine
47 years in practice
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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

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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


Dr. Edwin Ishoo
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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I have a sore throat and itchy ears?

Dr. Edwin Ishoo
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
23 years in practice
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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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Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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I have a slight cold itchy throat and ears what can I do to calm the itchy ears is it normal to have itchy ears when u have a cold?

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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No: Itching is not associated with colds. Perhaps what you may have is an allergic reaction most likely to airborne allergens. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Itchy ears nose and throat?

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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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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Dr. George Mathew
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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Pregnancy rhinitis, is it common to experience itchy ears and throat with rhinitis?

Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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Pregnancy rhinitis, is it common to experience itchy ears and throat with rhinitis?

Itchy ear rhinitis: Rhinitis of pregnancy is usually not accompanied by itchy ears. The ear symptoms and throat itching is more likely allergies,especially since it is spring and trees are starting to bloom. Xyzal is an antihistamine that is category B per FDA. Follow up with your Ob regarding the itchy ears medications one can take and at home consider a HEPA air purifier. ...Read more

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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Itchy ears, nose and throat. Itching in the ears is the worst and is almost unbearable.

Dr. Edwin Ishoo
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
23 years in practice
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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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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
31 years in practice
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I have a horrible smell coming from my throat and very itchy ears, throat, and nose. What could this be?

Dr. Lynne Weixel
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
31 years in practice
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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

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Dr. David Lortscher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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?

Dr. David Lortscher
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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?

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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Dr. Thomas Johnson
Board Certified, Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
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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?

Dr. Thomas Johnson
Board Certified, Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
22 years in practice
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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?

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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