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How do you distinguish if sneezing is from allergies or from common cold? Mainly sneezing, no cough, itchy throat and nose, sinus pressure, congested

Allergies. All of the symptoms you describe sound allergic. If you develop a cough with mucus, a sore throat, and/or a low grade fever - that would be more like a cold. The best way to distinguish would be to see an ENT physician - the appearance inside the nose of an allergic patient is very unique. Read more...

Today I've had allergy symptoms (itchy throat, sneezing, stuffed nose). I took allergy medicine and now my nose is running while stuffed. What do I do?

Lots of Options. OTC non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful, however the gold-standard treatment are daily intranasal steroid sprays. Avoidance of triggers is important as well and allergy shots are also an option. Ipratroprium bromide sprays can be helpful for running, can add OTC Afrin (oxymetazoline) to regimen for a few days if severe. See Allergist for further workup and evaluation. Read more...
Nasal steroid. Try nasal steroid. It may take a few days to get optimal benefits. If problem continues , see doctor or allergist. Read more...

Headache when standing and hard to hear in one ear itchy throat and sneezing had a CT scan of head came out clear. Can it be allergies?

Nasal congestion. The symptoms you describe can definitely be associated with allergic rhinitis especially if nasal congestion is a significant component. Diminished hearing can be associated with eustacian tube (middle ear) dysfunction as a result of nasal congestion causing increased middle ear pressure. Headaches can of course occur in the same realm. You should see an allergist for sure. Read more...