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Something in my throat makes me cough

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
Two things: It could be posterior nasal drip from sinuses, if continues, have ENT scope it. Good luck.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Throat: Feeling of lump in the throat could be a symptom of anxiety or something irritating your throat. Get clearance from pcp first through physical exam, t... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You : You may be dealing with allergies, however an infection needs to be ruled out. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment as deemed necess... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice 41 years experience
Tonsils: Could be enlarged or infected tonsils. Best to have this checked by a physician if it continues to persist.
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Exam: Try swallowing water or a drink. If you still have the sensation try having a doctor take a look. Good luck
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
See answer: Generally, if a 28 year old person noted a spec of blood in phlegm after several coughs and had no other symptoms it's likely due to some superficial ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Postnasal drip: If you have significant allergies or postnasal drip you can have phlegm the collects in the back of your throat but if it's only associated with food ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Need exam to know: An ENT dr can do an exam including looking down your throat with a small fiberoptic camera and help identify the problem and its treatment rapidly.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Martin
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Persistent cough: It sounds to me like this is from acid reflux. It is often silent other than the cough. You can try raising the head of the bed at night, and reduci... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeoffry Gordon
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Check it out: Several months of a persistent choking cough can be significant. It is unlikely to be a problem in your throat. Stop smoking if you do. See an md to c... Read More

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