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My throat has been dry and a bit sore for 2 weeks. Slight blood in the mornings. It started after unprotected, rough oral sex. I'm worried I might have caught an std/throat cancer? It's dry/bit sore.

My throat has been dry and a bit sore for 2 weeks. Slight blood in the mornings. It started after unprotected, rough oral sex. I'm worried I might have caught an std/throat cancer? It's dry/bit sore.

Get tested: If you have had unprotected oral sex, then there is a real possibility of a STD. You should definitely be tested. Don't worry about throat cancer which is extremely unlikely in a woman your age. It is most likely related to the sex, but even very rough oral sex should not cause soreness that lasts for 2 weeks. Get checked, get treatment if needed, feel safe, protect yourself in the future. ...Read more

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Every morning I have dry crusty gunk in the back of my throat, why? 

Every morning I have dry crusty gunk in the back of my throat, why? 

Rhinitis or GERD: This may from several things - 1) if you snore... Your mouth is open and the back of the throat (and mouth) can dry out... Very common complaint in snoring and sleep apnea. 2) this could be nasal drainage (rhinitis) (allergy or non-allergy related). 3) this could be a manifestation of acid reflux (gerd). ...Read more

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I am feeling dry throat from 3 days it is worse in the morning. M not taking any medications. Now m feeling bit cold. Pls help.

I am feeling dry throat from 3 days it is worse in the morning. M not taking any medications.  Now m feeling bit cold. Pls help.

Ans: Few causes are possible. You may be developing an upper respiratory infection. For this you need to rest and hydrate. If worsening symptoms see your doctor. You could be a snorer and thus you would wake up with dry sore throat. Try changing sleeping positions to lessen the snoring and having the mouth open all night ...Read more

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Why do I have a dry throat in the morning and throughout the day? Is it because of the winter or is there something else going on? I'm a 32 year, m.

Why do I have a dry throat in the morning and throughout the day? Is it because of the winter or is there something else going on? I'm a 32 year, m.

Winter- : Winter weather is usually drier and that type of dry throat could just be the time of year. But if you are having any other symptoms, urinating more, increased thirst or hunger - you definitely need to be seen by md to evaluate and check labs - to rule out things metabolically like diabetes that can cause increase thirst which you might be interpreting as "dry mouth". ...Read more

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What to do about dry throat at night and green/yellow phlegm in the morning?

Dryness: Drink more water but consider a good humidifier at night buy them by size of your room and close the windows and the door ...Read more