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Cure For Dry Tickly Cough
I've got a dry/tickling cough that's persistent enough that every breath I take can trigger it. What's the best thing I can do to break it?
It depends on why: you have the cough. If you cough every time you take a breath, then it is pretty serious. If you have bronchitis, you need to be seen by healthcare provider to get proper treatment. Some cough drops (e.g. Ricola) or cough syrup can help. If you cough because you have severe acid reflux, or cancer, or runny nose/allergies, then you should treat the underlying condition first. ...Read more
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
Lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). For a couple months now I have been having a cough, but only at night. It is kinda like a dry tickling cough. Do I need med change?
Antihistamines: The most common reason for having a throat tickle is allergy. You may or may not have runny/itchy eyes & nose with sneezing; but it is worth a try. Daily, non-sedating claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, or Allegra should do the trick. This may be a seasonal thing, or may be year round. If it is more of a constant thing, then switch your daily antihistamine every 2-3 months to maintain the effect. ...Read more
Have dry, tickling cough attacks in the night, tight lungs/chest, and hoarseness. What is this, and how should I treat it?
Could be asthma: Symptoms of cough that occur in cold air or at night could signal some mild asthma or allergies developing. See is being in warm bathroom with shower running to create a spa affect, try an over the counter antihistamine and if that does not help you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I got a 101 fever about 2 weeks ago. That went away after a day but now I have had a dry/slightly phlegmy cough and tingling in my throat ever since.
Not sure what your: question is, but it sounds like you should see your doctor to be examined and diagnosed, so that you can be treated properly and get better. ...Read more
It's been a week , I have a sore throat on off , and little dry and irritation ... Sometime cough at night with sudden tingling ... Kindly advice ?
Dr. can check throat: 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). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
5 months dry cough up right lung pain tingling fingers & toes. Headache around temple, jaw clenching chest xray CT scan pft with challenge ideas ?
Have this dry and tickly cough for 2
Weeks and have tried 4 difference cough mixtures to no avail. Please advise?
ENT & GI evaluation?: This may be LPR? Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for recurrent dry cough unresponsive to anti-tussives, chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, & even a higher risk of throat cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I be had a tickly cough now for 3-4 weeks its a very dry cough at times but it started to go bout 1 week ago and now into the 4th week any ideas?
What is the best thing to do for a tickle causing a bad cough. My wife has asthma and the tickly cough has lasted a few days?
Have been having dry and tickly cough without mucus for 2-3 weeks now. Tried several cough mixtures but to no avail. Please advise?
I've had a dry, tickly cough and watery eyes for a few days. I've tried a hayfever tablet that didn't work. What do you think it could be?
I had a dry tickly cough with coughing fits for 3 weeks, also blocked nose for 1 week. Cough is gone, have sore throat for 1 week, spit blood?
Sore throat: After 3 weeks of uri. Need examination could be an infection or tears from prolonged irritation and dryness. ...Read more
Possibilities...: This is possibly due to a musculoskeletal problem. Possibilities include muscle strain, cartilage inflammation, etc. The possible diagnoses of the cough include bronchitis, bronchospasm, gerd, sinus disorders, etc. See your doctor for a more specific diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Developing a tickling cough at night. Worse when I lay on right side. Interferes with falling asleep. Possible causes?
My coughing is back something is tickling my throat in the back causing me to cough I am taking claritan but I don't thinwonders something else ASAP?
Hi there, I have recently been travelling and had a chesty cough for weeks, that's cleared a bit but now I have a burning/ tingling sensation in my ch?
Burning/tingling: Is the burning and tingling on the skin of your chest or does it feel like it is coming from your lungs? I'm glad to hear the cough has cleared up a bit. If you develop a rash on your chest then go see a doctor within a day or two. Otherwise, likely the cough and the burning/tingling sensation will resolve in time. Best wishes. ...Read more
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