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Why is my chest itchy?
Itchy skin, or pruritus, can affect the chest. In this article, learn about the possible causes of an itchy chest, which include skin conditions, kidney problems, and hormonal imbalances. Also, find out more about treatments and remedies for itchy skin. (Medical News Today)

What can cause a rash under the breast?
A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about summer colds
Although it is much more common to get a cold in the winter months, people can also get colds in the summer. In this article, learn about the symptoms, how to tell summer colds from allergies, and how to treat them. (Medical News Today)

What to know about shellfish allergies
Many people are allergic to shellfish. The symptoms can be mild or severe and may include wheezing, coughing, and confusion. Learn more about the symptoms of a shellfish allergy here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about intrinsic and extrinsic asthma
Intrinsic (nonallergic) and extrinsic (allergic) asthma are subtypes of asthma that have similar symptoms but different triggers. Learn more about their differences, causes, and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

Almond, hemp, oat, soy, and cow's milk: Which is best?
As plant-based alternative milks grow increasingly popular, it can help to know how they compare nutritionally. Find out in this article. (Medical News Today)

What to know about skeeter syndrome
Skeeter syndrome is an allergic reaction to a mosquito bite. It may involve swelling and a fever. Treatment may involve taking antihistamines or using topical steroids. Learn more about skeeter syndrome, including how to prevent it, here. (Medical News Today)

What's the difference between expiratory and inspiratory wheezing?
Expiratory and inspiratory wheezing are sounds that the lungs make when a person breathes out or in. In this article, learn about the possible causes of wheezing and which type is more common. (Medical News Today)

Are allergies linked to anxiety and depression?
A new study finds a link between different forms of allergies and either anxiety or depression. Future research, however, must verify these associations. (Medical News Today)

What to know about adult-onset asthma
In most cases, people develop asthma during childhood, but it can also arise in adults. This article explores adult-onset asthma, including its causes, symptoms, management, and risk factors. (Medical News Today)

Should I see a doctor about my cough?
Signs that a person should see a doctor for a cough include when it occurs alongside dizziness, weight loss, or fever. There are many potential causes of a cough, and some require medical attention. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to do about a runny nose
Some potential causes of a runny nose include allergies, the common cold, and sinusitis. Resolving the underlying cause by taking medications will usually resolve the runny nose. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle?
Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about gargling with salt water
Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and dental procedures. Learn more about salt water gargles here. (Medical News Today)

How to stop a nosebleed
Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a brand-name, over-the-counter product that's typically used to relieve symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergies), other allergies, and the common cold. It's also used to relieve itchy skin due to insect bites, hives, and other causes. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Medical News Today)

How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold
Allergies can cause cold-like symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether a sore throat is due to an allergy or a common cold or the flu. Learn how to tell the difference here. We also cover treatment and prevention. (Medical News Today)

Cause of a lump on the back of the neck
Potential causes of a lump on the neck include swollen lymph nodes, acne, and cysts. The type of treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the various causes of a lump on the neck here. (Medical News Today)

How to remove henna: 7 easy methods
Henna is a popular method of temporary tattooing. It usually fades over several weeks, but there are many methods that can make it disappear faster. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

93 percent of medications contain 'potential allergens'
Many of the so-called inactive ingredients present in medications could have the potential to cause allergic reactions in some people. (Medical News Today)

Top 7 essential oils for sinus congestion
Essential oils are a popular natural remedy for sinus congestion, stuffiness, and a blocked nose. In this article, we look at which essential oils can help and how to use them. (Medical News Today)

¿Qué son estas manchas blancas en mi piel?
Las manchas blancas en la piel generalmente surgen cuando las proteínas cutáneas o las células muertas quedan atrapadas debajo de la superficie de la piel. (Medical News Today)

Sore throat and rash: Strep infection and other causes
Strep throat is a common bacterial infection that typically leads to a sore, scratchy throat. Sometimes, it can also cause a rash. Several other conditions that can also cause both a sore throat and a rash. Learn more about those conditions here. (Medical News Today)

How to treat pinkeye at home
Pinkeye, or conjunctivitis, is a common eye condition. People can relieve irritation, itchiness, and discomfort at home, using various natural remedies. In this article, we discuss five possible home remedies for pinkeye. (Medical News Today)

Is it allergic asthma or something else?
Allergic asthma occurs when people are around certain triggers. Symptoms may include chest tightness. Treatment may be possible at home or with lifestyle changes. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine (Allegra-D)
Title: fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine (Allegra-D)
Category: Medications
Created: 4/17/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 (Medicine Net)

Insect Stings Are Just a Buzzkill for Most Folks
Title: Insect Stings Are Just a Buzzkill for Most Folks
Category: Health News
Created: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/17/2019 (Medicine Net)

Northgate Market Diced Beef and Chicken Cubes Recalled
Title: Northgate Market Diced Beef and Chicken Cubes Recalled
Category: Health News
Created: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 (Medicine Net)

Should You Try Allergen Immunotherapy?
Title: Should You Try Allergen Immunotherapy?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2019 (Medicine Net)

Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
Title: Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2019 (Medicine Net)

Health Tip: How to Use an EpiPen
Title: Health Tip: How to Use an EpiPen
Category: Health News
Created: 7/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/5/2019 (Medicine Net)

Health Tip: Eating Out If You Have a Food Allergy
Title: Health Tip: Eating Out If You Have a Food Allergy
Category: Health News
Created: 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/5/2019 (Medicine Net)

fluticasone furoate nasal spray (Veramyst)
Title: fluticasone furoate nasal spray (Veramyst)
Category: Medications
Created: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/5/2019 (Medicine Net)

Nasal Decongestants
Title: Nasal Decongestants
Category: Medications
Created: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/27/2019 (Medicine Net)

hydroxyzine (Vistaril)
Title: hydroxyzine (Vistaril)
Category: Medications
Created: 4/17/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/27/2019 (Medicine Net)

FDA Approves First Drug for Sinusitis With Nasal Polyps
Title: FDA Approves First Drug for Sinusitis With Nasal Polyps
Category: Health News
Created: 6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/27/2019 (Medicine Net)

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