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Bad cold with running nose and swollen eyes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Ok, I've been having a bad cold (runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing) for about a week
User :   I've been taking vitamins and recently, tylenol pm at night and claratin (generic brand) during the day
Doctor :   ok
User :   this morning I woke up with one eye swollen quite badly, and I'm wondering if it could be from any of the medication I've been taking
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
User :   22, Male, Utah, Video Editor, Single, 5' 8'', 145 lbs, 32''
Doctor :   claritin is anti allergic
User :   Oh, and last night I took nyquil instead of tylenol pm
Doctor :   swelling in eye could due to viral infection
User :   separate from the cold/allergy?
Doctor :   i mean u had running nose
Doctor :   or it could due to fluid retention or allergy or stress

Doctor :   also one gets puffy eyes after sleeping
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