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A 36-year-old female asked:

itchy throat every night then asthma attacks, what medicine should i take? should i take antihistamine? a cough medicine?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Medical evaluation: This certainly sounds like alleriy induced asthma- I would not advise self mediciation since you should get allergy testing and pulmonry function testing: most OTC mediciations will NOT help in these circumstances. Call for a medical appointment ASAP.

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