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What could cause throat dryness?

What could cause throat dryness?

Many causes: There are may things that can cause the symptom of a dry throat. Possibilities include dehydration, smoking, food poisoning, allergies, certain medical conditions, infections and dry air. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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How to overcome throat dryness affecting breathing during lying down ?

How to overcome throat dryness affecting breathing during lying down ?

It depends...: There are many possible causes for the dryness you describe including & not limited to: the position in which you are lying, how you are breathing (mouth or nose), medical conditions, medications, diet, physical condition, or hydration (how much fluid you are drinking). If this is affecting your breathing, consult with your primary care provider right away; it could be simple or more involved. ...Read more

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Why is my throat dry and soar at times?

Why is my throat dry and soar at times?

Throat irritation: Common sources for throat irritation or drainage from above - the nose and sinuses - or reflux from below - stomach acid. If either of these are happening to you, over-the-counter treatment is available. Could try an antihistamine, decongestant, or acid blocker. ...Read more

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Why my throat dry out while sleeping?

Why my throat dry out while sleeping?

Open mouth: You might be sleeping with your mouth open. If your nose is stuffed or you have limited breathing through your nose for another reason, then this is likely. ...Read more

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Why is my throat dry after donating blood?

Why is my throat dry after donating blood?

Dehydration: Just mild fluid loss. Drink plenty of fluids after giving blood. ...Read more

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Why do I always have a tickle in my throat? Dry cough

Why do I always have a tickle in my throat? Dry cough

Post nasal drip: It could be several things. The most common are allergies and reflux. Both cause post-nasal drainage, which could lead to dry non-productive cough. That tickle often causes frequent throat clearing. Get checked by an ENT specialist who is best equipped to help with this problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have no disease and I am not diabetic but after smoking my throat dry up and i feel to smoke more.Why?

Vicious cycle: Smoking itself dries the throat and air passages. You need to stop smoking if you want to get better. A dry throat or mouth is the least of the serious effects of smoking-multiple kinds of cancer, emphysema, heart disease and many other conditions. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an oxygen mask to make my throat dry and sore?

Is it possible for an oxygen mask to make my throat dry and sore?

Yes: Oxygen delivery by a mask can cause the tissues of the mouth and nose to become dry and irritated. ...Read more

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Gas is gurgling up my throat despite a restricted diet/lifestyle. Makes my throat dry/sometimes sore. Is this normal sometimes?

Gas is gurgling up my throat despite a restricted diet/lifestyle. Makes my throat dry/sometimes sore. Is this normal sometimes?

Possible GERD: You may be refluxing acid and gas-consult your physician for medication. Stop the vitamin supplementation. ...Read more