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I am experiencing fever (severity: moderate) , cough (quality: blood in phlegm, barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds, with phelgm or mucus) (worsened by: worse at night) , sneezing, nose itch, runny nose and nasal congestion. The following also describe me:
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. If your symptoms have lasted more than a week, it is imperative that you see a doctor. ...Read more
Baby URI: Infant's symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, and tachypnea (increased rate of breathing) likely due to viral URI which is very common - especially if they are in daycare or have siblings in school. Now, if baby demonstrates decreased activity level, poor eating/drinking, decreased urine output, retractions (sucking in of chest wall with breaths), blueness, or you are concerned -see your pediatrician. ...Read more
I have had headache, sneezing, running nose for about 2 wks. Coughing that hurts my chest for 1 wk. Today I feel aches from my chest up. ?
High allergy! lost sense of smell therefore lost sense of taste.. I sneeze frequently and all wet sneezes, sensitive nose to any external stimuli.
Sneezing, running nose, mucus, taste buds not working properly(cant taste properly). Symptoms happen every few hours unannounced. Usuallyupon wakingup?
Allergy?: Sounds like you may be reacting to the pollen counts in your area. Are your eyes itchy and watery, too? If so you could try an over the counter antihistamine to see if this helps. Pollen counts usually are higher at dawn and dusk. Dust mite allergy may also be a problem. See doctor if problem persists. You may need an allergy evaluation. ...Read more
I have a 99.7 temp, i'm 8 weeks pregnant, sneezing, stuffy nose should I be concerned because i don't feel well at all.
Please call your OB: And ask your OB what u can take, sounds like a cold, could be something else, but if u were my OB pt, i would tell you u can take tylenol (acetaminophen) no more than 6 regular in one day, robitussin, extra vit c plain Claritin if necessary for your sinuses and your prenatal vit of course but u need to call your OB and lots of liquids. ...Read more
Stuffy nose, itchy & runny after waking up, sneezing. Blowing nose helps. 2 prick tests negative. Smells trigger sneezing. Began after flu 6 yrs ago.
Nonallergic Rhinitis: With negative skin prick tests you are likely suffering from non-allergic rhinitis. Compared to allergic rhinitis, this condition has a later age of onset, prominent nasal congestion, and triggers including strong scents/odors, changes in weather, cleaning products, and cigarette smoke. Antihistamine nasal sprays like azelastine, sinus rinses, and chlorpheniramine are effective. ...Read more
Husband given Propofol today for EGD & colonoscopy. Now sneezes CONSTANTLY & nose runs, only when STANDING. 9hrs. since Propofol & 18hrs. since prep.
Unlikely propofol: It's unlikely this reaction is due to propofol so long after the procedure. It sounds as though your husband is having a histamine-release reaction for some reason--like hay fever. Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or a non-drowsy antihistamine such as loratidine. This should clear up on its own. ...Read more
I have been sneezing, runney nose, itchy eyes maybe twice a week for hours on end (dustmite allergy i was told) for the past number of years!
Allergies!: Sounds like allergies! i can not tell you from what though. You may need to see a specialist if bad enough. ...Read more
Swabbed for strep and it came back positive, it’s also accompanied with sneezing, runny nose and a dry cough. Is it possible to have strep& a cold?
Cold symptoms 4 days , improving but still very congested , sneezing, runny nose. Will I get better faster by taking mucinex or by taking no meds?
Had colonoscopy today at 1130 and had propofol and oxygen cannula in nose and as soon as I woke up started sneezing running nose and hasn't stopped. ?
Can i take any cold meds during pregnancy i know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and i'm raw?
Yes: I give a list of medications that are safe to take during pregnancy for a variety of conditions. In general it is relatively safe to use pseudophed, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold, benedry, afrin or neosynephrine nasal spray and plain robitussin. However, not knowing your other health problems this is just a general list. ...Read more
You can get rid of allergy symptoms or lessen them by decreasing your exposure to what causes your allergies.
Start with a hepa filter in your bedroom. Avoid opening the window in your bedroom. Use synthetic pillows rather than down pillows. Minimize the dust in your home or bedroom, by getting rid of rugs and curtains and stuffed animals. ...Read more
Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to relieve serious allergies (sneezing, running nose, etc) and Xanax?
Ask provider,but yes: It should be okay, but do talk w/ your provider since they can interact to increase dizziness and drowsiness risks. Perhaps your provider will offer an alternative or tell you a good schedule to take them on. Take care - allergies can be rough, I know. Also consider non-drug therapy for anxiety if possible. CBT can really help. And, no side efx! ...Read more
Dizzy with b/p of 90/70, rash on arm, cold like symptoms of sneezing, coughing, nose running. What could it be?
Dizzy with low BP: You may need fluids if that is much lower than your normal BP. You should get seen in the clinic. Have them recheck the BP standing and laying down to see if it changes. Get some blood tests done (CBC electrolytes) and go from there. Usually having cold like symptoms the issue is a virus. The rash and dizziness complicate matters. ...Read more
Typical seasonal allergy meds make my anxiety worse (Clarita , zyrtec, (cetirizine)etc). What otc nosespray is good against sneezing/stuffy nose for allergies?
Nasal steroid: Consider a nasal steroid which is available OTC but may take several days to provide optimal benefits. ...Read more
I have recently had bad flu w/ lots of sneezing&runny nose and I have noticed my tip of nose get bigger I looked up my nose the septum looks swollen?
Please start with a visit to your primary doctor, but you will likely be referred to an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor.
You will be well treated and likely to be "normal" again very quickly. ...Read more
It is a ritual, wake up sneeze, runny nose. Before bedtime sneeze, runny nose. Besides, i feel uncomfortable with air conditioner, cold, shake, pale.
Dust mites allergy: You have classic symptoms of nasal allergies from dust mites, you need to see an allergist for optimum control of your symptoms. ...Read more
Baby allergic to dairy soy wheat gluten egg recently we had 2 dogs stay now he has sneezing runny nose bad wheezy chest could he be allergic to dogs?
Sneezing and congest: Yes he could be allergic to dog dander and also to many other things. ...Read more
Can i give my 3 year old dayquil? He has a headcold coughing sneezing runny nose headache and hes nit sleeping i have dayquil can i give him half a es
Cold preparations: Over the counter cold medicines do not reduce symptoms enough to risk the side effects including changes in heart rate and blood pressure. Try humidifier, lots ofh liquids (chicken soup!) and ice pops. And see your doctor if he is very uncomfortable. Best of luck and get well soon! ...Read more
Tonsils are very itchy, sneezing & runny nose - seems like an allergy, but not sure what to. What are some good remedies to ease this unknown allergy?
Likely: Itching is a hallmark for allergy. Consider a nasal steroid. If not helpful, see allergist. ...Read more
I had allergies for the past week (sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose). However, the last two days ive been coughing up thick phlegm with brown specks.
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Cold for 8 days. Been taking it meds. No fever but aren't getting much better. Coughing, sneezing, runny nose. Do I need to see a doctor for antibioti?
Unrelenting cold.: You should definitely see a doctor to ascertain the cause of your “cold” symptoms. Could be an infection for which antibiotics would be in order. Could also be allergies for which other treatments are available. ...Read more