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persistent dry cough tickle in throat

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.

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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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Ngo
23 years experience Family Medicine
Post nasal drip.: Most likely post nasal drip. But need to r/o sinus infection versus other causes of cough. Otherwise you could used nasal saline twice a day.
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dry cough: Dry cough is unlikely to be postnasal drip as the mucous would be coughed up, so the cough would be productive. Consider reflux, asthma, a viral synd ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post nasal drip: It could be several things. The most common are allergies and reflux. Both cause post-nasal drainage, which could lead to dry non-productive cough. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Sore throat: Likely the "cold" and scratchy throat resulted in a little irritation to the upper airway - the trachea. That, combined, with some lymph. Ode swelling ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: Possible etiologies include post-nasal drip, gerd, allergy, bronchospasm or even a combination of these factors. Each if these has a different treatme ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Call the doctor: If you're having a cough on a new medicine-I would be concerned for allergy. You should try to look in the back of your throat-if it looks swollen at ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: This is likely from a post-nasal drips from allergic rhinitis. If antihistamine does not help, see your doctor.
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A male asked:
Dr. Latoya Edwards
20 years experience Family Medicine
Seek the cause: There are several possible causes of dry cough not related to a cold or infection. Post nasal drip and gastric reflux are common causes and often not ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Few days: It can last longer though, if cough doesn't go away, you need re-assessment, good luck

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