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Why would someone be experiencing chest tightening along with a constant throat irritation? Especially if it isn't a sinus infection?

Why would someone be experiencing chest tightening along with a constant throat irritation? Especially if it isn't a sinus infection?

Asthma or gerd: These symptoms are fairly nonspecific and could be caused by muliple conditions. allergies with reactive airway disease(asthma) is a considerstion. In addition gastroesophageal reflux often manifests with these types of symptoms rather than classic heartburn. These symptoms would be laryngopharyngeal reflux(lpr) and may improve with antireflux meds. See a doctor for further workup ...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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What causes a throat irritation and raspiness in throar?

What causes a throat irritation and raspiness in throar?

Throat irritation: This could be many things but two of the more common causes are allergies and reflux. It can also be an infection. You will need a more thorough evaluation by a medical provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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Thick mucus throat irritation?

Thick mucus  throat irritation?

Post nasal drip: You may have sinus or nasal problem, check with an ENT specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Can wine cause throat irritation?

Can wine cause throat irritation?

Yes: Alcohol can cause irritation in the throat, and some people are allergic to win , also a cause of irritation in the throat. Best to see your otolaryngologiast to rule out reflux disease or other throat issues. ...Read more

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How do u stop throat irritation thsy causes u to cough a lot?

How do u stop throat irritation thsy causes u to cough a lot?

Throat irritation: Use saline nose drops four times a day. You probably have a post nasal drip causing a sore throat and couh. ...Read more

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My throat irritation leads to breathlessness sometimes and it's difficult to eat food. What could be the problem?

My throat irritation leads to breathlessness sometimes and it's difficult to eat food. What could be the problem?

Differential diagnos: the causes are multiple, but included are "heart burn"....most common, wherein "acid reflux" travels up food pipe and can cause "throat irritation" given your difficulty eating food. Other causes include esophageal spasm, Schatzki ring. Another possibility is allergy related "post-nasal drip" causing throat irritation. You ought to see an internist and/or gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm developing a cough and think i'm getting sick. Does ludun's wild cherry throat drops actually help with throat irritation? What do you recommend?

I'm developing a cough and think i'm getting sick. Does ludun's wild cherry throat drops actually help with throat irritation? What do you recommend?

Yes: While the cough drop won't effect the course of your illness, you may get some symptomatic relief by soothing the irritant receptors in your throat. Treatment for a viral cold involves basically symptomatic control by using medications for such symptoms as nasal discharge, congestion, fever, cough and sore throat. If the drops make you feel better, use them. ...Read more

Throat Clearing (Definition)

Throat clearing is related to coughing, and is forceful passing of air through the throat in order to cough phlegm or saliva from the ...Read more