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sore throat from coughing too much

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly...: The cough and whistling may be from bronchospasm. There are many different causes of bronchospasm including upper airway infection, gerd, post-nasal d ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
None: These medications are not recommended for kids under the age of 6 years. They are not effective, and can be dangerous.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sisselman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Uri?: Sore throat and cough are symptoms of lots of different ailments. More information is likely needed to make a diagnosis. Could be post nasal drip, aci ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Soothe cough/: To help soothe a sore throat and cough it is best to stay hydrated and gargle with salt water. You'll also feel better by getting enough rest.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes......: Coughing can result in musculoskeletal pain, including sternal pain. But, if the sternal pain is present when you're not coughing, it could be heart-r ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Sore throat comes from imflammation or infection, not from the mere presence of saliva.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Absolutely: Avoid inhaling gasoline.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes -: Gasoline inhalation can cause swelling, pain & inflammation of throat. See: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002806.htm
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Sore throat: Often in the morning one will awaken with a sore throat due to dry mouth, especially with forced air heat in the dry winter months.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
GERD: This is from your gastroesophageal reflux disease. Please return to your prescribing physician and ask about other options to get that under better co ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Could be a form of cold induced asthma or another cause.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Probably not: While allergies could account for some of your symptoms it sounds as if you may be developing a throat infection, especially if antihistamines don't h ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
More details: It is hard to tell whether you are getting a viral or bacterial infection although I would favor viral if the symptoms have not been present for >1 ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your ENT: You have some sort of chronic problem, but it is hard to know what is going on over the computer. Most likely you are dealing with allergies, chronic ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
33 years experience Pediatrics
Phlegm....: How long this has been going on will help me answer you question. If you have been congested and coughing up more phlegm over 10 days then you may cl ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Difficulty breathing: - get urgent care.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Infection: could be laryngitis or bronchitis. You need to see a health care provider and probably get antibiotics
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Possible, but...: ...It's more likely a cold or flu virus. See your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Guesses include: A virus, bacterial infection, allergies. If they continue, see the Dr. for an exam and the answer.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Need throat culture: No way to answer what ails you.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Lots of ideas: I have lost of ideas, but can't diagnose you over the internet. Viral? Allergies? Strep throat and 100 more possibilities. Your best bet is to see you ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: It doesn't make sense to use something intended for your throat in your nose.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible Reflux: It is possible reflux disease. The symptoms you describe fit with that diagnosis. You should see your physician.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like you: Might benefit from a videofluoroscopic swallowing study. Your swallow issues may not have anything to do with an anatomic issue of your throat or eso ... Read More

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