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tickle in throat at night cough

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Any number of things could be occurring to cause a night time tickle in the throat and cough. This includes certain medications (a.C.E. Inhibitors, a ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: If your cough increases when you lie down, it may be related to gerd or post-nasal drip. Bronchospasm is another possibility. If you have periods when ... 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 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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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Guarderas
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Look at swallowing!: Chronic cough could be multifactorial and post nasal drainage, some medication such as Lisinopril, airway dehydration are common but in a older person ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
13 years experience Neurology
Antacids: The most common causes of cough in adult include esophageal reflux and asthma/allergies. You can start by trying an antacid. If that works, then ref ... Read More

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