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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Throat Dryness

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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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I quit smoking 8 months ago yet i still cough. I do live with smokers, is this why i cough? I finds my throat dry n scratchy. I'm not sick what is it

Persistent inflammation: Although you quit 8 months ago, you still have persistent inflammation from years of smoking. In addition ongoing exposure to secondhand smoke is a problem. You should try to avoid this. It may take more time to improve. But you are doing yourself a big favor and helping avoid complications from long-term smoking such as lung disease and cancer. See a doctor if cough or throat irritation persists. ...Read more

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I have sore throat dry coughing and little bit sensation on my left side of my chest.?

I have sore throat dry coughing and little bit sensation on my left side of my chest.?

Home remedy: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea w a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea w 2 tsp of Marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 mins). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...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

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Dry throat dry tongue and after eating blood mix saliva noticed 3 times from last 2 months ?

Dry throat dry tongue and after eating blood mix saliva noticed 3 times from last 2 months 
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See DDS: Start with a consultation with your dentist, have the dentist check for any periodontal issues and or caries. If everything is ok, you may be referred to your primary care MD for an evaluation. Start with the simplest first. ...Read more

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Can prednisone make your mouth and throat dry?? On 60mg for 2 days then reducing

Can prednisone make your mouth and throat dry?? On 60mg for 2 days then reducing

Possible : It's possible because of this medication or may be you taking antihistamine or Sudafed as well. Cumulative effect more significant and reducing dose is helpful. Drink more fluids. ...Read more

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I just got over what I believe was strep. I have been coughing and can't clear my throat; dry spot and mucus. Sneezing a bit, could this be allergies?

I just got over what I believe was strep. I have been coughing and can't clear my throat; dry spot and mucus. Sneezing a bit, could this be allergies?

Probably: Or just viral Upper respiratory tract infection, OTC meds, saline nasal washes, and salt water gargles would help, otherwise visit your doctor for evaluation, good luck ...Read more

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Temp 96.5 slight dry cough got GERD hard to eat how do I know if it's pneumonia keep thinking i inhaled food I have really bad anxiety but throat dry ?

Temp 96.5 slight dry cough got GERD hard to eat how do I know if it's pneumonia keep thinking i inhaled food I have really bad anxiety but throat dry
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How? By an exam!: You need a doctor to examine you. Then, if you need a Rx, you need to follow directions exactly and gert well. Doing the right stuff is a good way to lower anxiety and risk of damage to your young body. Best! ...Read more

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Soar throat dry mouth white covering on tongue is it hiv?

Soar throat dry mouth white covering on tongue is it hiv?

You tell us: What do your tests tell you? This symptom us not in any way a sign of a new or early HIV infection. This is not how HIV presents. ...Read more

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I have a very scratchy throat dry cough and fatigue no fever, is it something i should worry about what's causing it and what can i do or take?

I have a very scratchy throat dry cough and fatigue no fever, is it something i should worry about what's causing it and what can i do or take?

Sore throat: Difficult to know what is going on without further history and physical exam. It sounds superficially as if you may have a mild viral infection. If it persists consider going to see your family doctor and being evaluated. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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Experience nasal congestion (stuffiness) & difficulty breathing through nose (one side only).triednasalspray(stop using=liq flows through throat & dry?

Experience nasal congestion (stuffiness) & difficulty breathing through nose (one side only).triednasalspray(stop using=liq flows through throat & dry?

Need 2 C UR MD : Or ENT specialist, meanwhile keep using saline nasal washes regularly, and the probably steroid nasal spray that you used, but make sure you use them correctly, read the instructions carefully, best wishes ...Read more