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Dry Mouth Scratchy Throat
What causes extreme dry mouth and a very scratchy throat and scratchy feeling in vocal chords when talking?
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Call doctor: Best to call doctor to have entire head checked, then appropriate treatment can be started to get you back to health. ...Read more
How long?: How long have these symptoms been present? If less than 10 days, these are likely from a cold. On the other hand, if it has been present for weeks, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
A bit sick. Somewhat irritated scratchy throat. My head hurt when I bend my head toward ground. Dry cough. Slight pain where scapula is? Not strep.
Viral: If you have had a throat swab and it was negative for both the quick id and throw culture then this is most likely a viral illness. It even could be the flu. ...Read more
I have dry crusty nose and sinuses and a dry scratchy throat. My throat is red but there is a black spot in the back of my throat behind my tonsils an?
Get in to see a Dr.: Infections are either viral related and/or bacterial in nature. You should see a dr. To get a good clinical exam and determine what best course of treatment is right for you. Good luck. ...Read more
9 year son has a rash over body stomach back and face runny nose dry cough head scratchy throat worried it chicken pox/measles?
Do I have cold or sinus infection? Runny/stuffy nose, itchy scratchy throat, top right teeth seem sore, and my front right tooth has become super sensitive to temperature over night, now I seem to be feeling very cold, a dry cough and very chapped lips
Maybe both: But usually when sinuses get infected the upper teeth become sore, the infection in the sinus can creat pressure which can push against the root of the teeth hence the sensitivity and soreness. The rest of your question I hope an md can answer! Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more
Scratchy throat, white tounge, roof of mouth is yellow with red spots. I don't have insurance, sppreciate any suggestion. I don't drink/smoke/drugs.,?
Gargle with tea tree oil twice daily.
Restrict all carbohydrates Avoid all dairy products except yogurt. Take a good quality multivit & probiotics daily.
Take plain yogurt 4-8 oz daily. May take Kefir-Russian yogurt full of probiotics.
Be your own detective to find out the precipitating factor.
Try caprylic acid, oil of oregano & garlic. Google for the details & check drhoffman. Com ...Read more
Scratchy throat and irritated came on within 2 days. Taken halls, hot tea? No temp feel fine could barely sing @ mass? Tonsils have been out.
Maybe strep, cold, etc: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold/flu viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc., except that allergies usually don't cause a fever. Flu causes fever. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of a strep throat infection. Doctors also have a 15-minute test for Flu A and Flu B. ...Read more
I have been a bit sick, scratchy throat, sniffles, now I am hoarse. I don't feel congested but my head hurts when I bend forward. Feels like pressure.
I have a scratchy throat and bumps on the back of my tongue. They're not white bumps, they're close to the color of my tongue. I'm also coughing.
Sounds like you: Have a viral pharyngitis. If you don't have a fever, white spots (exudate), painful lymph nodes (bump) around the neck and the "lack" of a cough, odds that this is the more concerning strep throat is unlikely. If really bothersome review this with your doc, otherwise consider warm salt water gargles (8oz water warm to the touch with 1tsp noniodized salt), or a coating herbal tea like "Throat Coat" ...Read more
I've been having head pressure sitting and worst when standing also scratchy throat any suggestions?
How long?: If this has been present for just a couple of days, it may be from a cold. But this has been present for more than 10 days, then a sinus infection may account for much of your symptoms. See your doctor to get treated if the latter is the case. ...Read more
I've had a red sort of sore on my lip. It hurts. At the time I've had a itchy sore scratchy throat. Is this what I think it is?
I have a chronic scratchy throat with light phlegm (8+ months). Not thrush, not acid (tried ppis / changing diet), tonsils swell every 4-6 weeks.
Coughing, chest pains, head ache, scratchy throat, lethargic, body feels heavy and weak, and now my temperature is 98.9 degrees. What is going on?
What other medicine is safe to take with allegra (fexofenadine) d? My husband is having a congested/runny nose, scratchy throat, pressure in his head?
A nasal steroid...: Your husband should consider an allergy evaluation, and likely an intranasal steroid and nasal saline rinses to help relieve his symptoms. There are a few medication options, but would consider an evaluation to determine which medication is best. ...Read more
I have a scratchy throat, little bumps on very back of my tongue... today my bottom lip is swollen and yellowish and red Circular marks on my balls?
Here are some...: The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms are not enough to deduce right answer. Of course, a physical exam is essential and some testing may be required for right diagnosis/care. But, it is not hard to put or sort all related things out correctly by following instruction/suggestion in articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
Scratchy throat. Red painful tonsils w/ white spots that are develop more by the hour. Fatigue, sneezing, cough, no appetite for 2 days. 99.1 temp.
Strep: Probably strep see ou doc or a culture. ...Read more
Scratchy throat almost everyday, starts after work, talk a lot at my job. Thick saliva inbackof throat. Post nasal drip? Worried its something sinsiter
I have a scratchy throat for 2 days now. It only hurts when I swallow my own saliva not when I eat or drink. In addition I have a runny nose. I tried everything medicine and remedy and it's just not working! What can I do?
Difference between cold and allergies? Runny stuffy nose clear discharge but yellow mucus spit up. Scratchy throat. 3 days now
Nostril edges: The neutrophils that are attracted to the tissue injury in a cold will discharge enzymes into the runny mucus and abrade the edges of the nostrils after a day or two. It this happens, consider that you probably have a cold. If it lasts for two weeks, or there's non-cold-like symptoms, get seen. ...Read more
Scratchy throat, Impacted/Abcessed wisdom teeth pain, Severe jaw/chest pain in spasms. Constant mild jaw/tooth pain. Likelihood of endocarditis?
Symptoms: dizziness, scratchy throat, head ache, low energy, general body pain, feel like screaming. Low body temperature, low appetite, lack of sleep. Sore skin. (female-41yo)?
Other than eating or swallowing the toothpaste, no toothpaste will cause a dry scratchy throat.
Although unlikely, you may be allergic to the particular toothpaste or one of its ingredients. Simple solution: change brands. ...Read more
Lack of saliva: Call your dentist/medical doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can a PPI cause a dry/scratchy throat? 3 weeks ago was prescribed Lansoprazole for acid rflx, and I get an awful dry throat 15-30 minutes after dose.
If it does, it does: If you have noted this association on more than one occasion, the answer then is yes- at least for you although this is not an expected reaction from PPIs. ...Read more