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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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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 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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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 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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Itching Throat (Definition)

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Itchy Eyes (Definition)

Itchy eye is a clinical finding in which a person's eye has a sensation of non-painful ...Read more