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Constant clearing of the throat? Nerves or illness?

Constant clearing of the throat? Nerves or illness?

Laryngitis: Swelling of the uvula, epiglottis or adenoids can lead to constant throat clearing. A trial of nasal steroid squirt will rule out a nervous condition. ...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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Constant clearing of the throat? Allergies or a habit?

Constant clearing of the throat?  Allergies or a habit?

Possibly: One clears the throat because of irritation. The question then becomes what is the irritation.Post nasal drip from allergies or sinus disease could be the cause. Heartburn can sometimes cause this as well. In some, throat clearing can become a habit. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old, and I do smoke, I have been constantly clearing my throat for about 2 months now and can't figure out the problem.?

I am 19 years old, and I do smoke, I have been constantly clearing my throat for about 2 months now and can't figure out the problem.?

EARLY BRONCHITIS: Your lungs are trying to get all the smoke and debris you are inhaling into them up and out by what is called the mucociliary function of your airways. When it gets up to your trachea you clear your throat to bring it up. Stop smoking and soon this will stop. Keep smoking and you will develop chronic bronchitis and copd. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have been constantly clearing my throat fo almost two months. Its like a habit. Will my voice change from this?

Reflux: If i had to guess, you have silent reflux (laryngopharyngeal reflux) that is the cause. Follow the directions here and if still not better, see your md or an ent: http://www.Entnet.Org/healthinformation/gerd-and-lpr.Cfm. ...Read more

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Do allergies cause dry/chapped lips and thiristiness? I am constantly clearing my throat and re mositurizing my lips. Is this alleriges?

Do allergies cause dry/chapped lips and thiristiness? I am constantly clearing my throat and re mositurizing my lips. Is this alleriges?

Maybe: If you have constant nasal congestion and mouth breathing you can end up with dry lips and mouth. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. Clearing your throat constantly can indicate post nasal drip. ...Read more

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