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My wife just got a cat. And now, I have itchy eyes and nose. Is this allergy or common cold?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Allergy > cold

Should get allergy testing.
If having other cold symptoms, congestion, cough, sore throat, runny nose, then may be a cold.

In brief: Allergy > cold

Should get allergy testing.
If having other cold symptoms, congestion, cough, sore throat, runny nose, then may be a cold.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably

This is a common allergy - if there is a definite correlation then try antihistamine drops.
Also keep your hands washed and away from your face.

In brief: Probably

This is a common allergy - if there is a definite correlation then try antihistamine drops.
Also keep your hands washed and away from your face.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Could be both

There are many causes of itchy eyes.
Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Could be both

There are many causes of itchy eyes.
Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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