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What is the most recommended remedy for itchy eyes and scratchy throat?

What is the most recommended remedy for itchy eyes and scratchy throat?

Antihistamine : You sound like you are having symptoms realted to environmental allergies. Itchy eyes (with redness, tearing, and irritation) along with a runny nose, sneezing and a scratchy throat are hallmarks of allergies. I would recommend an over the counter antihistamine like Claritin and a drop called zaditor (ketotifen). Cool compresses can also help with the eye itch. ...Read more

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I am having problem from runny nose and itchy eyes, itchy throats, I took medicine cold n flu but didn't work my nose is still running. Please help me?

I am having problem from runny nose and itchy eyes, itchy throats, I took medicine cold n flu but didn't work my nose is still running. Please help me?

Allergies: It sounds like you have allergic rhinitis, not a virus. You should take allergy medicine, like claritin, Allegra or zyrtec, with the decongestant if you don't have high blood pressure. Or see your doctor about a nasal steroid spray. ...Read more

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Why do I keep waking up with a sore throat and itchy eyes?

Why do I keep waking up with a sore throat and itchy eyes?

Possibly virus: You should see both your family doc and an eye md. ...Read more

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I've been sneezing up a storm lately, but no itchy eyes, hoarse throat etc. that'd suggest it's allergies.

I've been sneezing up a storm lately, but no itchy eyes, hoarse throat etc. that'd suggest it's allergies.

Still likely: Allergies don't have to affect anything other than your nose, so it still could be allergies. Anything that irritates the lining of your nose, like pollen, pepper or even some new lipstick or makeup that you put on your upper lip could be doing this. I'm sure it's a nuisance but it's not dangerous. Noses like to clear themselves out especially if irritated, and that's often a good thing! ...Read more

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Hi I'm wondering why when I wake up in the morning first thing is I get an itchy throat at the back and itchy lips then soon itchy eyes and itchy nose?

Hi I'm wondering why when I wake up in the morning first thing is I get an itchy throat at the back and itchy lips then soon itchy eyes and itchy nose?

Allergies: Eyes, nose & palate itching are classic signs of allergies. You could have a sensitivity to dust mites which you are exposed to throughout the night. Try covering your mattress and pillows with dust mite covers and wash your sheets on the hot cycle once a week. See an Allergist for skin or blood testing to confirm sensitivity. Can treat with daily nasal steroid sprays like fluticasone or nasacort (triamcinolone). ...Read more

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I have a head cold, itchy eyes, blowing nose, throat scratchy . The only thing that concerns me is I went to the bathroom to pee last night every 30-6?

I have a head cold, itchy eyes, blowing nose, throat scratchy . The only thing that concerns me is I went to the bathroom to pee last night every 30-6?

Allergy?: A cold is not associated with itchy eyes and thus your symptoms are more likely from allergy. If your urine output is small, the frequency urination may just be from being kept up by your nasal symptoms. Try a steroid nasal spray. If the frequency of urinary persists even after your nasal and eye symptoms have improved, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My wife has ra. And has been having intermittent cough, hoarseness. Had red, itchy eyes also. Also now a small lump side of throat.

My wife has ra. And has been having intermittent cough, hoarseness. Had red, itchy eyes also. Also now a small lump side of throat.

Get it evaluated: These issues should be evaluated by her rheumatologist. Eye inflammation (episcleritis) can be seen in ra. Hoarsness and occasionally cough can be secondary to cricoarytenoid joint or lung involvement. ...Read more

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My hubby ate an apple the other night. Throat&tongue got itchy, eyes became itchy&swollen but no hives or breathing problems. Next time be worse?

My hubby ate an apple the other night. Throat&tongue got itchy, eyes became itchy&swollen but no hives or breathing problems. Next time be worse?

Pollen-food syndrome: Pollen-food syndrome, aka oral allergy syndrome, is well characterized and typically manifests as itching with or without swelling of the lips, tongue, palate, and throat. Food sensitivity requiring epinephrine is rare. Patients usually have sensitivity to certain foods and to antigenically similar class of pollens. For example, allergy to apple skin and birch pollen a common combo.(see comment ...Read more

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Itchy eyes blocked nose sore throat headache ?

Itchy eyes blocked nose sore throat headache ?

Yes: This could be allergies or infection make a doctor visit or Healthtap visit for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Itchy throat, itchy eyes, and runny nose. What is the best over-the-counter medicine for allergies?

Itchy throat, itchy eyes, and runny nose. What is the best over-the-counter medicine for allergies?

Claritin, (loratadine) allergra..: Good evening, for symptoms of allergy such as itchy throat, itchy eyes and runny nose, over the counter medications such as Claritin (loratadine) 10 milligrams are safe to take. Frequent use once per day may be needed until the end of pollen season. ...Read more

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Yesterday stuffy runny nose, itchy eyes & frequent sneezing. Today also feel nauseous & throat is sandpapery. Nausea related to nasal issues?Solution?

Yesterday stuffy runny nose, itchy eyes & frequent sneezing. Today also feel nauseous & throat is sandpapery. Nausea related to nasal issues?Solution?

No: but you likely have a viral infection as well as an allergic reaction. There is no definite Rx for viral infections but you may try taking antihistamne or nasal steroid for the nasal and eye symptoms. ...Read more

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I have horrible allergies right now (runny nose, itchy eyes, itchy throat) I took claritin (loratadine) & zyrtec they didn't work what do you suggest I try now?

I have horrible allergies right now (runny nose, itchy eyes, itchy throat) I took claritin (loratadine) & zyrtec they didn't work what do you suggest I try now?

Allergies: 21 year old lady with allergies unresponsive to OTC antihistamines. If blocking histamine has not worked, try using a nasal corticosteroid spray such as Flonase which you can buy over the counter. You should also try to avoid allergen triggers and visit a specialist in Rheumatology who can use an allergy panel to diagnose your specific allergy and possibly do immunotherapy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Itching around nose and mouth. Clear/pink hard bumps around nose and under eyes. Itchy eyes and flaky skin. also mild sore throat for 2 months. HSV ?

Exam needed.: HSV is unlikely. The redness/itching/flaking is most consistent with seborrheic dermatitis (especially if scalp is also flaky), but that doesn't explain the chronic sore throat. Let your doctor examine you, and perhaps do a throat culture. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for dry itchy eyes?

What is the best treatment for dry itchy eyes?

Two separate: Eye allergies can be controlled with topical antihistamine and often with nasal steroid (on the nose only) as well. Eye allergies may lead to dryness but people can have both with artificial or Rx anti-inflammatory eye drop needed. If you have allergies, best Rx is avoidance of allergens. Otherwise allergy shots may be the answer. ...Read more

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