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What are dry nose and throat remedies?

What are dry nose and throat remedies?

Dry nose and throat: Try saline nasal spray and warm saline gargles. Make sure with your doctor that you are not on medication (s) that may be drying you out. ...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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I have dry nose, and dry throat cures, any suggestions?

I have dry nose, and dry throat cures, any suggestions?

Dry mouth: Drink lots of water 8 to 10, 8 oz glasses a day. Avoid pop. Use bacitracin ointment in the nose- apply it with a qtip. Put 1cm of the ointment in each nostril 4 to 5 times a day. Irrigate the nose with saline (1 tsp salt to 32 oz of water) 50 cc each nostril over the sink before you use the ointment. Put a humidifier in the bedroom or the room where you spend most of your time. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've had a dry nose and score throat for a couple days. The score bothers me becausenet feels like I'm swallow a rock. Should I worry or what can this?

I've had a dry nose and score throat for a couple days. The score bothers me becausenet feels like I'm swallow a rock. Should I worry or what can this?

Allergies: You may have allergies and can try otc Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec, but it's hard to tell without seeing you, so if it's worse or doesn't get better, would get checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the normal diagnosis for itchy throat and ears, and dry nose?

What is the normal diagnosis for itchy throat and ears, and dry nose?

Allergic rhinitis: You might have allergic rhinitis or allergy symptoms as a lot of people call it. Itchy throat is caused by post nasal drip of allergic fluid secreted inside your nose. An allergist can help you diagnose and treat that condition. ...Read more

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Is dry mouth dry nose and dry throat and that you bleed smaller a symptom of sporadic fatal insomnia or fatal familia insomnia?

Is dry mouth dry nose and dry throat and that you bleed smaller a symptom of sporadic fatal insomnia or fatal familia insomnia?

Familial insomnia: The symptoms you list have no relation to insomnia. You can learn more about ffi, a very rare, familial disease at this site: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fatal_familial_insomnia
insomnia is very common. If you have it, see a sleep disorders doctor to help figure out what the cause is for you. There are many causes. It is very treatable. ...Read more

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Have had dry nose with bloody dried mucus, uncomfortable dry throat / mouth sore when eating. Feel sick when I eat then I get diarreah, what's wrong?

Have had dry nose with bloody dried mucus, uncomfortable dry throat / mouth sore when eating. Feel sick when I eat then I get diarreah, what's wrong?

A guess: Would be a virus and underlying allergies, that are causing your dry nasal issues and the upset stomach and diarrhea. Try resting, drinking plenty of clear liquids, than slowly increasing your diet to soft foods and then increase to regular foods int he next day or so. If your symptoms persist, then seek medical evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Cough 5+ days, constant cloudy/yellow phlegm lodged in throat-occasionally cough up. Sore throat, No fever, Dry nose, No smell/taste & Cracking Voice?

Cough 5+ days, constant cloudy/yellow phlegm lodged in throat-occasionally cough up. Sore throat, No fever, Dry nose, No smell/taste & Cracking Voice?

Be assessed: You have many symptoms of a virus or flu but should be examined to make sure you are not presenting with pneumonia or sinus disease. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Hi for several years I have had IBS symptoms and chronic sinus issues (blocked dry nose and itchy Eustachian tube. Ears and back of throat mainly), sore red throat which is sensitive to tomato based sauces and spicy foods etc. Sometimes it feels like a

Hi for several years I have had IBS symptoms and chronic sinus issues (blocked dry nose and itchy Eustachian tube. Ears and back of throat mainly), sore red throat which is sensitive to tomato based sauces and spicy foods etc. Sometimes it feels like a

Sounds allergy: Typically such problems are caused by environmental allergy like foods and inhalant allergy like dust molds pollens. Search for dr Majid Ali and bowel disease on YouTube. Also visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com how to treat the underlying cause. You do not need to suffer with IBS. I TELL my patients that when you treat the cause of IBS you can easily drop I from IBS AND you are left with...? ...Read more

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I have had a dry throat and stuffy nose for like a week and I don't know what's wrong I open my window in the day and close it at night?

I have had a dry throat and stuffy nose for like a week and I don't know what's wrong I open my window in the day and close it at night?

Allergies?: You may have allergies especially if you don't have a fever. Try taking some over the counter allergy medicine. Also look in your environment to see if your symptoms are worse when exposed to certain things. Stay hydrated. ...Read more

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I have to wear retainers at night and when I am sleeping I breath through my nose, and this causes my throat to become very dry and irritated. Why?

I have to wear retainers at night and when I am sleeping I breath through my nose, and this causes my throat to become very dry and irritated. Why?

Mouth breathing: Your throat gets dry if you breath through your mouth at night. If you breath through your nose your mouth can still be open from the retainer causing dryness. ...Read more

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Congested all day and night and worsens when wake up can't breathe out of left nostril nor blow my nose. Dry throat. Home remedies??

Congested all day and night and worsens when wake up can't breathe out of left nostril nor blow my nose. Dry throat. Home remedies??

Allergies: Sounds like you suffer from allergies get skin testing done by an allergist and get shots that will help reduce your symptoms. Home remedies include saline nasal washes drink plenty of fluids cool must vaporizer at bedside and taking mucin ex DM tabs ...Read more

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My nose and throat is getting dried up in night time. Morning I can see blood in mucus. I am using humidifier. Nasal spray. Still I am having the issue?

My nose and throat is getting dried up in night time. Morning I can see blood in mucus. I am using humidifier. Nasal spray. Still I am having the issue?

Sicca syndrome?: There is a condition in which people do not secrete enough fluid in the nose and the mouth. I hope you are not using something like an afrin (oxymetazoline) spray. Tried a saline gel spray for your nose and consider using only biotene mouthwash and toothpaste for your teeth. An artificial saliva spray may also help.
There may be other considerations as well and thus consider going to your doctor. ...Read more

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Help plz. What can I take? 3 days dry cough only at night time. I can't sleep & I'm coughing all nite with an scratchy throat. Started with runny nose

Help plz. What can I take? 3 days dry cough only at night time. I can't sleep & I'm coughing all nite with an scratchy throat. Started with runny nose

See a dr.: Hard to say what might be causing your symptoms- allergies in air, detergent used on your pillow cases or sheets, etc. You may need to have an allergy test or it could be something else that needs to be determined by a visit to the dr. ...Read more

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I have been ill for a few days (tiredness, blocked / runny nose and sore / dry throat) last night I went to sleep with a headache and have had one all?

I have been ill for a few days (tiredness, blocked / runny nose and sore / dry throat) last night I went to sleep with a headache and have had one all?

Virus: Have you had any fevers? Sounds like you have virus. Get plenty of rest & fluids. If started within 48hrs, Tamiflu may be an option. Consult with us to see if this Rx will help you feel better faster. ...Read more

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Suffering from general flu, after running nose stopped I have throat irritation, feels like dry cough stuck inside, have problem sleeping at night?

Suffering from general flu, after running nose stopped I have throat irritation, feels like dry cough stuck inside, have problem sleeping at night?

Typical: This is a very typical symptom of viral upper respiratory infections. I would stay well hydrated, suck on ice cubes if needed. Try using some honey in hot tea, chloraseptic losenges or spray. Use a humidifier in your bedroom at night. It should pass within 7-10 days. ...Read more

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I am a 41 year old female with asthma and migraine. I havea temperature of 95.3, runny nose, stuffy nose at night and a hard dry cough with a sore throat. What should I do?

I am a 41 year old female with asthma and migraine. I havea temperature of 95.3, runny nose, stuffy nose at night and a hard dry cough with a sore throat. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, wheezing in the lungs (would need more asthma treatment), sinus symptoms related to migraines, etc... Since one can have one or more of these issues at the same time, a doctor's visit (s) is recommended. ...Read more

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Been experiencing dry eyes for about 3-4 days. Started sneezing last night. Woke up this AM with stuffy/runny nose, headache & sore throat on 1 side.

Been experiencing dry eyes for about 3-4 days. Started sneezing last night. Woke up this AM with stuffy/runny nose, headache & sore throat on 1 side.

Dry eyes runny nose: No fever? Sounds like seasonal allergies. An antihistamine may help. Symptomatic treatment like steam, hot tea and acetaminophen can be given. Could also be a cold. ...Read more

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Sore throat for 9 days. Dry cough and stuffy nose. Swollen lymph nodes. Sore throat really bad at night. Diagnosed pharyngitis. I need it to go away!

Sore throat for 9 days. Dry cough and stuffy nose. Swollen lymph nodes. Sore throat really bad at night. Diagnosed pharyngitis. I need it to go away!

Viral infection: Good morning,
sore mouth, itchy throat, and dry cough suggest a viral infection involving the lining mucus membrane of respiratory system - upper and lower airway. Swelling of lymph glands of the area is associated with the process of our immune system trying to fight the virus. Symptom relief can be achieved by gargling with warm salt water, and ibuprofen. See doctor for antibiotics if needed. ...Read more

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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

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

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Scratchy sore throat, runny nose, dry cough worse at night and in heat. 2 day history. Just traveled with friends on a cruise ship who all have similar sx's. Drinking lots of OJ and taking Vitamin C and resting. Thinking that it is just cold a cold, howev

Scratchy sore throat, runny nose, dry cough worse at night and in heat. 2 day history. Just traveled with friends on a cruise ship who all have similar sx's. Drinking lots of OJ and taking Vitamin C and resting. Thinking that it is just cold a cold, howev

Likely a cold: Controversy exists about vitC supplements for a cold. Taking the suggested amount (and not more) is safe. Warning signs that should prompt one to see a physician are sudden worsening of the throat pain, enlarging lymph nodes, persistent fever, any resultant breathing difficulty, sinus pressure after 14 days that is not improving, and suddenly getting worse after a period of improvement. ...Read more

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Have pressure on bridge of nose over a yr now. Worse at the end of the day/at night. No drainage/mucus. Just dry nose. Is this still sinusitis?

Have pressure on bridge of nose over a yr now. Worse at the end of the day/at night. No drainage/mucus. Just dry nose. Is this still sinusitis?

Yes: They could be chronic sinusitis allergic nasal polyp bacterial sinusitis unlikely last this long. Recommend Dr. Visit with your ear nose and throat or allergy specialist for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Power went out. 2 cold nights breathing. Started with cold, headache. Now I have pain in the top of throat and lower nose. Kinda dry sometimes. Help.

Power went out. 2 cold nights breathing. Started with cold, headache. Now I have pain in the top of throat and lower nose. Kinda dry sometimes. Help.

Throat pain: Too bad about the power outage. Those things never happen at a good time.
As far as your symptoms, sounds like you might have an upper respiratory infection. The cause (power outage or otherwise) is not important. If it persists or worsens, you should be examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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My throat is very dry and no matter how much I drink it remains dry and my nose feels blocked however when I blow it noting comes out what cud this be?

Nasal obstruction: It is likely you have a nasal obstruction that is causing you to be a mouth breather, particularly at night. This can make the back of your throat feel especially dry. You should see an ENT for evaluation of your airway and the cause and treatment of your obstruction. ...Read more

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Suffering from dry nose and dry throat since six months approx. Any treatment?

Suffering from dry nose and dry throat since six months approx. Any treatment?

Find the Cause: Before any remedy can be recommended in medicine the cause of the problem has to first be identified. You have given us symptoms but nothing on which to speculate as a cause of the problem. ...Read more

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Hello! I have A dry throat and a stuffy nose. Is that just a "summer cold"?

Hello! I have A dry throat and a stuffy nose. Is that just a "summer cold"?

Hard to guess: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, mucus or wheezing in the lungs, sinus symptoms related to other causes, etc... Since it is hard to guess what the cause is, a doctor's visit is recommended if symptoms are worse than mild and very transient. ...Read more

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Every morning I wake up with a stuffy nose and super dry throat! It goes away after a while but my throat seems to stay a little dry. What do I do?

Every morning I wake up with a stuffy nose and super dry throat! It goes away after a while but my throat seems to stay a little dry. What do I do?

See an allergist: You may be allergic to something in your bedroom. For example if you sleep with a feather pillow or comforter, or wool blanket. Maybe you have dust cather like books or drapes in the room "desensitizing the room may be a useful project for you to undertake. Or is it too hot or dry in your bedroom? Consult an allergist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Itchy ears and sore throat and dry plugged nose what is this?

Itchy ears and sore throat and dry plugged nose what is this?

Probable allergies: Itchy ears could be caused by wax or eczema. Sometimes there is no obvious reason. Prescribed cortisone drops usually are very effective. Sore throat and congested nose could be caused by viruses, bacterias and allergies. Allergies are very common. Tx try Claritin (loratadine) or allegra, but no decongestant like claritin-d/afrin/allegra-d. Decongestants can elevate blood pressure, cause racing heart/insomnia. ...Read more

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I had fever yesterday. But today I feel that somewhere between my throat and nose is dry makes me uncomfortable. The air I exhaled is hot also.

I had fever yesterday. But today I feel that somewhere between my throat and nose is dry makes me uncomfortable. The air I exhaled is hot also.

Rule out strep: Fever is less common after adolescents with viral infections. When you have fever &problems with the respiratory tract, it's important to get a throat culture to check for strep. If that is negative, then this is more likely to be viral but your doc will be able to help sort this out. Too, a negative rapid strep test needs to be confirmed by a strep culture because of chance of false-negatives. ...Read more

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My nose feels very dry & the dryness continues to my throat. Its very irritating and drinking water doesn't help, What can I do to prevent this?

My nose feels very dry & the dryness continues to my throat. Its very irritating and drinking water doesn't help, What can I do to prevent this?

Dry nose: Use pine my IN the nose. Big dollup of ointment and it will liquify and flow down the back of the throat. You can also use Ayr nasal fell and fill the nose with it. It will run backward. You can also try biotene mouthwash. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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For the past week and a bit when I wake up and blow my nose there is a lot of blood. Bright red. My nose is always blocked and my throat is dry.

For the past week and a bit when I wake up and blow my nose there is a lot of blood. Bright red. My nose is always blocked and my throat is dry.

Water water evryware: This can happen sometimes if you are in a very dry environment and there's not enough moisture to keep your nasal passage moist. Drink plenty of water and you can also use a nasal saline rinse to help clear out your nose. A humidifier while you are sleeping may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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I have had dry sticky discharge from nose and fluid filled white bumps on the left side at the top of the back of throat. How to get rid of this?

I have had dry sticky discharge from nose and fluid filled white bumps on the left side at the top of the back of throat. How to get rid of this?

Possible infection: Please go to your medical doctor to have them look at your throat. This may be an infection that requires treatment. Have a nice day... ...Read more

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