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since yesterday i have a warm feeling running down my throat, i feel it more on my left side i feel some what congested, at times i have to clear my throat

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
This : This is called post nasal drip. The mucous produced in your nose as a result of a cold or allergies can travel from your nose down into your throat. This feels exactly how you described your symptoms "warm feeling running down my throat." the key to stopping this is to take an anti-histamine like Claritin or alavert and sudafed when you are congested. If your symptoms persists you may have a condition called allergic rhinitis which your doctor can treat with a steroid nasal spray. Take care.

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