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constant tickle in throat cough

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Allergies?: Your symptoms may be a sign of allergies. Treatment with antihistamines may help to alleviate the tickle and sore throat.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dear sleepless: In my home, we make homemade ginger tea. Slice up organic ginger and place in teapot. Add in a tablespoon of buckwheat honey and a teaspoon of lemon. ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Calendine
24 years experience Pediatrics
Consider Papaya: Mild tickle in throat is often related to mild irritation from environmental allergens/irritants. When pain is not severe, consider trying papaya enz ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Antihistamines: The most common reason for having a throat tickle is allergy. You may or may not have runny/itchy eyes & nose with sneezing; but it is worth a try. Da ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reflux: You are experiencing reflux. Eat smaller meals and do not drink so much water at one time. Avoid acidic foods. Try Zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Some suggestions: Sometimes fluid behind the ear drum can cause a cough. If you try a lozenge or some honey, it could provide relief. It is important to review your ast ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on your othe: Fairly unlikely. Most likely post nasal drip, reflux or other benign condition. As persistent see your doc.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
32 years experience Sleep Medicine
Antihistamine : Try OTC Antihistamine like Loratadine etc and keep an eye on the color of secretions if these turn to dark yellow or green you will need Antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chest cold/allergy?: Either or both are OK, but if the cough is not productive of yellow or green mucus, you are probably fine just using Zyrtec. It is always best to min ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Question?: I presume you are asking for a diagnosis of the cause of tickle and cough. The chest X-rays & exam of the lungs are normal, as expected, since the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Post nasal drip: You may have still residual pharyngitis with post nasal drip , please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment
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