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Constantly Clear Throat
Yes: Because is an irritant & could cause it. ...Read more
Eval: I don't know your diagnosis. However by the description provided, this warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more
My uvula is swollen, it's not painful just very annoying, feels like I have to constantly clear my throat. Should I be concerned?
YOU SHOULD HAVE: Your doctor take a look at it for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Every day, i constantly clear my throat. I do it every minute or less. If i try not to, i get a tight feeling in my chest. What could this be?
Throat clearing: If you think about where the throat is, it is situated in the middle of a crossroads, so to speak. Food and water go down when you eat or drink and air passes when you breathe. Your mouth and nose are above your voice box and your stomach is below. Post-nasal drainage could cause your symptoms and this could be allergies. Reflux can also be coming from your stomach and causing the same issue. ...Read more
Why do I constantly clear my throat? Worse in the morning? I don't have heartburn or any pain. It's just annoying alway having to do it, please help!
My son passed on virus to me, & I got post nasal drip for 2 weeks w/ coughing. It has cleared but now every morning I constantly have clear throat?
Post-viralnasal drip: This is very common to have after a viral cold. Post-nasal drip causes the feeling of needing to clear your throat. It is common in the morning hours after you have been lying flat for a while. This should over time go away. However, it may be prudent to be checked out by an allergist and evaluate whether allergies have developed, because this is also a common sign of rhinitis caused by allergies. ...Read more
I am experiencing chest congestion that makes me feel like a have a gurgly sound when I speak, so I constantly clear my throat ?
My 4 year old has post nasal drip, causing her to constantly clear her throat. Will clartin or zrytec help? Which works better? Thanks
I have to constantly clear my throat , been going on for many years my nose is also stuffy , also smelly breath , is it food related or allergies ?
I constantly clear my throat, and my nose runs sometimes i also get anxiety also hard to swallow?
Anxiety,tic disorde: What you are describing could be a few things. Your primary care doctor is going to be an important first stop for evaluation & treatment. With these symptoms she/he will likely look for causes that an ear-nose-throat specialist would follow-up on. Talk about your other anxiety symptoms and ask if this may be a tic disorder (not the bug, it's a neurological condition). Reach out today! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I constantly have phlegm in my throat. I have to constantly clear my throat. I get short of breath because I feel the air cannot come into my lungs.
See ENT : and have it checkedGet a more detailed answer ›
Can you have constant clear phlegm in throat with a stuffy nose that worsens at night but no sinus related issue?
I have a tight throat and something is swollen under my chin. Also constant need to clear throat for months. Went to dr. Said post nasal drip. Legit?
21 years old tight throat, swollen under chin, constantly needing to clear throat, and sometimes pain in ear months. 6 dr. All say i'm fine. Cancer?
Constantly have to clear throat and chest. Post nasal drip everyday. Nose not blocked/runny. On Lansoprazole for 2 months already + steroid inhaler. Was told I have chronic pharyngitis last month.
I have had a cough for several weeks now. I'm not sick or anything, just been constantly having to clear my throat. I do not smoke and eat v healthy?
See your doctor: A chest x-ray is usually a good idea for persistent cough, and its probably going to be normal. Three most common causes of the cough you describe are post-nasal drip, acid reflux, and asthma. Yours sounds like post-nasal drip. Over the counter decongestants can help if that is the case, but limit their use to a week or so. Sometimes an inhaled steroid helps, but this can take weeks to work. ...Read more
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