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    Allergy?
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    lisa71971 posted:
    Can allergies cause ONLY. A sore throat? No stuffy nose, no watery eyes.
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    atti_editor responded:
    Hi lisa71971,

    A sore throat associated with allergies is most commonly caused by post-nasal drip (when mucous runs down the back of your throat). If your throat feels more scratchy than raw, the feeling could be due to pollen and other allergens entering your respiratory system. The link above has some tips on how to tell if your sore throat is allergies, a cold, strep or possibly caused by something you ate. If your throat feels more scratchy than raw, the feeling could be due to pollen and other allergens entering your respiratory system. If you start to get a fever or any other signs of cold or flu,or if your sore throat persists, it may be a good idea to see your doctor or an ENT to rule out any other causes.

    Best wishes,
    Atti


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