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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Any advice? I have had this cough and mucus in my nose. And the inside of my nose itches. What could it be?

Any advice? I have had this cough and mucus in my nose. And the inside of my nose itches. What could it be?

Allergies are common: Based on the few symptoms you mention, it is possible that allergies are causing your symptoms. As allergies - like to pollens, molds, animal dander or mites - often irritate and inflame the lining of the nose causing itching and nasal secretions, which can go 'backwards' into the back of the throat causing you to cough. You should seek help from your doctor about possible causes and treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure nose itches.

What is the best way to cure nose itches.

I assume: The itch is inside in which case an OTC (Over the Counter) cortisone containing nasal spray may be worth a trial!
Ask your pharmacist for a recommendation

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Hot to touch nose. ..itches. ..hurts somewhat when touched. ..red?

Hot to touch nose. ..itches. ..hurts somewhat when touched. ..red?

Infection: You should get checked it may be an infection of the skin or hair follicles of the nose. ...Read more

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My daughter (3yr) says her nose itches sometimes say it hurts and is constantly picking her nose due to it. What could it be and how to help her?

My daughter (3yr) says her nose itches sometimes say it hurts and is constantly picking her nose due to it. What could it be and how to help her?

Allergies: This is very suspicious for allergies. Them you get into that vicious cycle of rubbing and irritating it, picking at it and irritating it more and on and on and on. If this is a year round problem, she may need to be on a nasal spray or allergy med. If seasonal (for me, when trees bloom in spring), try to avoid contact with the irritants. And be all means, keep her away from second hand smoke! ...Read more

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I have these "fits" I guess you can say where my nose itches a lot on the inside. It itches when I'm inside at school and at home. What could it be?

I have these "fits" I guess you can say where my nose itches a lot on the inside. It itches when I'm inside at school and at home. What could it be?

Allergic rhinitis: Itchy watery nose associated with sneezing is usually a symptom of allergic rhinitis. Make notes of when these symptoms occur, to help you identify what might be triggering it. Over the counter antihistamines (Zyrtec, Claritin) may help. Some people are very sensitive to fragrances and fumes, which is another cause. ...Read more

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My nose itches when I take vicodin?

My nose itches when I take vicodin?

Histamine Release: What you are experiencing is not uncommon with opioids such as hydrocodone in vicodin, lortab and norco, codeine, morphine and similar meds. Certain patients do better with different drugs. A mild antihistamine like Phenergan (promethazine) can sometimes help with the itching and/or nausea which occur with opioids. ...Read more

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Tip of my nose itches. Not sneezing or no running nose. What could it be?

Tip of my nose itches. Not sneezing or no running nose. What could it be?

Nothing: True pathological itching of the tip of the nose can be seen almost only in start of a zona of the face or vth cranial nerve. The second would be a local contact dermatitis.

I have yet to find a pathological reason other than above in a normal exam.

Ignore it. ...Read more

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My nose itches and eyes hurt. Could these be allergy symptoms?

My nose itches and eyes hurt. Could these be allergy symptoms?

Allergies: Sounds like allergies, but for a proper diagnosis you need to see a doctor to get examined. They may be related to a cold also. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my nose itches and runs and I sneeze a lot?

What does it mean when my nose itches and runs and I sneeze a lot?

Allergy: To me it sounds like you have allergic rhinitis. The symptoms are very suggestive of that disorder. Your nose membranes can react to different types of substances called allergens. They cause swelling and redness and a lot of mucus. Pollens for instance are being attacked by your bodies immune system as harmful and causing a severe inflamation. Most of us have no problem. ...Read more

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Close to me, the Police have launched some lacrimogenous gas, my nose itches. What can I do?

Close to me, the Police have launched some lacrimogenous gas, my nose itches. What can I do?

Tear gas: Evacuate area immediately. If any tear gas contacted your skin, eyes or mucous membranes irrigate with tap water. Try not to rub eyes. If it was sprayed on your clothes, remove them and wash in machine. Sorry this happened to you. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can I be allergic to spicy food? My nose itches every time I eat spicy food and sometimes I also cough and choke. Could it be some kind of allergy?

Can I be allergic to spicy food? My nose itches every time I eat spicy food and sometimes I also cough and choke. Could it be some kind of allergy?

Vasomotor rhinitis: You may have a sensitivity to the spice in the food, it is called vasomotor rhinitis. There are antihistamine nasal sprays that can be prescribed to aid in controlling your symptoms and have to be taken prior to eating spicy food. Ask your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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I have to sneeze about 20 times a day, and my nose itches incredibly at times, outside and lots by the hairs. Itching my head makes my nose itch also?

I have to sneeze about 20 times a day, and my nose itches incredibly at times, outside and lots by the hairs. Itching my head makes my nose itch also?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Nose itches when around moldy carpets. Going to india. Should I test for allergy first?

Nose itches when around moldy carpets. Going to india. Should I test for allergy first?

Not necessary: But you should talk to your health care professional about medication to take with you. Perhaps an oral or nasal spray antihistamine or a topical corticosteroid spray. ...Read more

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Hi doctor. The roof of my mouth and nose itches at the same time. Sometimes I sneeze when I try to scratch with my tongue. Could this be an allergy?

Hi doctor. The roof of my mouth and nose itches at the same time. Sometimes I sneeze when I try to scratch with my tongue. Could this be an allergy?

Yes: These symptoms are not uncommon among allergy sufferers exposed to high level of allergens. Try antihistamine to see if it helps If not, consider seeing an allergist since these symptoms are often very annoying. ...Read more

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I'm 24years old, my ears throat nose itches, I feel like some thing hurts. Happens 10 times a day. But no cold, no fever. Is this a problem or just allergy?

I'm 24years old, my ears throat nose itches, I feel like some thing hurts. Happens 10 times a day. But no cold, no fever. Is this a problem or just allergy?

See a doctor: This is not a problem which can be approached on the internet. You will have to be seen and examined, and perhaps tested for allergies.. ...Read more

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Inside of my nose is peeling, raw and very itchy. Back of throat itches as well. Could this be from allergies?

Inside of my nose is peeling, raw and very itchy. Back of throat itches as well. Could this be from allergies?

Very likely: Allergies can directly affect the nose and throat with itching and burning. Nasal drainage can also aggravate throat symptoms. Try otc like allegra, claritin, zyrtec, benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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My nose always itches me. Can u please help me?

Steroid creme: Often, and itchy nose or itchy ears is related to allergies. If you are dealing with a runny nose that is deeply itchy, use a steroid nasal spray to shrink the tissues and decrease discharge. If your nose and ears are itchy just on the outside, use a q-tip to apply some over the counter steroid creme. Just swirl the steroid creme on the inside of the nose or the ears once a week ...Read more

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The outside of my nose really itches can you tell me what causes this....?

The outside of my nose really itches can you tell me what causes this....?

Itchy Nose: There are a few conditions that may cause an itchy nose. They include:
the common cold,
allergies or hay fever.
If you have an itchy nose but do not believe a cold or allergies are the cause, you should consult your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face?

I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face?

Not uncommon: The trigger for this irritation can be many things. Allergies, nasal mucus that becomes contaminated with skin germs, the debris off your fingers, etc. A habit of itching this can also lead to a cycle of itch/scratch/itch. Newly healing skin tents to be fair because the pigment producing cells in the deeper layers take time to even up skin tome. ...Read more

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For the past 4 weeks, my nose has been itching and its really starting to annoy me, is this something serious? It only itches on the end of my nose

Any other symptoms?: Any other signs or symptoms with your itching? Rash, redness, swelling?

If you have any skin changes on the nose, eye, ear or face, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Why is my skin red everyday I wake up its in between my eyebrows and on my cheeks and near bottom corner of nose it never itches but it just looks bad?

Why is my skin red everyday I wake up its in between my eyebrows and on my cheeks and near bottom corner of nose it never itches but it just looks bad?

Rosacea?: Without a photo, it is hard to say. One likely possibility is the skin condition called rosacea. It can be aggravated with alcohol and prone to flare ups from time to time. Rosacea is associated with an increased propensity toward acne and styes. To get an accurate diagnosis, you will most likely need to see a doctor in person or upload a high res photo. ...Read more

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My nose burns and my face itches, and occasionally burns too. I have put lotion, oil, and ice on it... It still hurts.?

My nose burns and my face itches, and occasionally burns too. I have put lotion, oil, and ice on it... It still hurts.?

Some inflammation?: Facial sensations of burning and itching may be from some inflammation/irritations. A person with such symptoms may benefit from Hydrocortisone 1% cream twice a day for a week. Meanwhile, she can make an appointment with her primary care doctor or a dermatologist to have her face looked at. Sometimes, certain ingredients in foods, plants, cosmetics, soaps, etc... Can cause such symptoms. ...Read more

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Does nose spray help eyes itches too?

Does nose spray help eyes itches too?

Likely not: Depends on what the nose spray is and there is a connection but usually it is not intended to do that. ...Read more

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My throat tickles my nose is runny and my skin itches what to do?

My throat tickles my nose is runny and my skin itches what to do?

Allergies: Allergies cause the typical nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and watery eye symptoms. They can cause irritation or itchiness in the throat as well. You should get evaluated by ENT doctor who does allergy testing and also get a detailed head and neck exam to check your throat for other potential problems. ...Read more

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Dark itchy spot on tip of nose and it feels like running water when it itches. Thank you?

Get checked: Any time we see a darkly pigmented area on the skin, a closer evaluation is recommended. Melanoma is always a concern. While this can be due to a benign condition, it is always advisable to have it checked in the near future by a specialist. ...Read more

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My nose is bleeding and blood is getting in my mouth and itches. Why? How to prevent this?

My nose is bleeding and blood is getting in my mouth and itches. Why? How to prevent this?

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out why this is happening. Once that question is answered, then the appropriate treatment can be dispensed. ...Read more

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My eyes, nose and throat itches. Help what can I do?

My eyes, nose and throat itches. Help what can I do?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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