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A 26-year-old female asked:

Itchy throat not sore, dry persistant cough for 4 months, shortness of breath causing me to cough more?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Viral: About 85% of sore throats are viral. They can be just as dramatic as their bacterial counterparts. If you're having trouble swallowing, see your doctor.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Itchy throat and dry cough sounds like an allergy, often to foods. See you Doc and discuss this possibility since it is persisting.
Jan 14, 2013

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