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A 32-year-old male asked:

i get post nasal drip maybe once a year. why does a tickle in throat make me want to cough to relieve tickle? i also feel tickle in ear before cough.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
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 asthma plan. Virtual consult can be made by appt.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2015

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