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Cough With A Burning Sensation Or Dryness In The Throat
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I have sore throat. It feels really dry and their is slight and burning sensation as well. What to do? I have this cough syrup 'Zedex' (Bromhexine).
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
I recently started having a burning sensation in my throat sinus and lungs when I breathe it is worse if I breathe deeply and makes me cough any sugg?
Irritated: Sounds like your upper airway is irritated. This is usually from an obvious event like inhaling toxic gas or smoke injury or most commonly from an upper airway virus. I would seek medical attention if you become short of breath, start wheezing or develop new symptoms like fever, change in sputum color. ...Read more
I am experiencing runny nose and burning sensation in my lungs. The following also describe me: Cough, Nasal congestion, Sore throat, and Difficulty breathing through my nose.
Dryness of throat and lips and burning sensation on tongue especially at night and after taking milk or sugar?
Need exam: There are a number of things that can cause this, including medicarions, allergies, food sensitivities and more. The best thing do you to do is see a dentist, oral surgeon or your doctor for a complete evaluation of this. In the meantime avoid the sugars. Sugar can cause rapidly progressing tooth decay in a dry mouth. ...Read more
I have been coughing, a sore throat, and the inside of my nose has a burning sensation. Any idea why my nose burns inside? It also is hard to breathe
I'm experiencing "fever" only just in my neck (sort of burning sensation in the neck) and my upper back aches also I've got some "on-off" dry coughs.?
See your doctor: Should see your doctor to get more info and find what's going on. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest. If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest. I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well. If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more
GERD: One of the most common causes of burning in the throat is high reflux of gastric acid. In the absence of infection, I think the most common cause of your symptoms in a 48 year old is LPR (laryngo-pharyngeal reflux. This may be due to a number of problems that are best diagnosed and treated by a GI specialist. ...Read more
Throat burning: Can be caused by nasal discharge or acid reflux, both of which are quite common. Because reflux is more likely to burn than post nasal drip, reflux treatment would be the first to try. You could select from antacids (tums, maalox, etc), zantac or prilosec. All are available over-the-counter. Most effective is likely to be prilosec. If that isn't helpful, try an antihistamine like zrytec. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with an acidic burning sensation in my throat it's not horrible but it is irritating what might this be?
LPR: Laryngeal-pharyngeal reflux is a common disorder in which there is a reflux of gastric acid into the upper esophagus. The classical triad of symptoms are 1.) burning sensation in the throat, 2.) cough and 3.) voice changes. If you eat late at night, this is common. If not, see a gastro-enterologist for a diagnosis. If this is a rare event, do not worry. ...Read more
Sometime I feel mild burning sensation in throat. Every time I have to clear my throat. No pain while having food. From last 10 days. Any serious risk? Ty
What could be causing a cold and burning sensation in the base of my throat sometimes in my chest? It is always changingBurning like hot and then cold
Dry climate: In conjunction with allergies.Get a more detailed answer ›
A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more
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