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I have an itchy throat after eating a mango. The fruit started tasting bitter. Breathing fine. Should I just wait and see?

I have an itchy throat after eating a mango. The fruit started tasting bitter. Breathing fine. Should I just wait and see?

Ok to wait: You likely have what is called Oral Allergy Syndrome which rarely leads to anaphylaxis. As long as you are not fainting or choking, you will likely be ok ...Read more

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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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Just ate a mango and my throat is very itchy almost to the point of vomiting never been allergic?

Just ate a mango and my throat is very itchy almost to the point of vomiting never been allergic?

Allergic reaction: Allergies such as this can be serious and even deadly.

To be safe, it would be best to go to the nearest emergency room or urgent care center, especially if you are having any trouble breathing. ...Read more

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I've eaten a mango for 2 days. For some resason while/after I'm eating the seed, my lips become very itchy & swollen. What could this mean?

I've eaten a mango for 2 days. For some resason while/after I'm eating the seed, my lips become very itchy & swollen. What could this mean?

Mango reaction: Mango peel and sap contain urushiol, the chemical in poison ivy and poison sumac that can cause urushiol-induced contact dermatitis in susceptible people. Cross-reactions between mango contact allergens and urushiol have been observed. Those with a history of poison ivy or poison oak contact dermatitis may be most at risk for such an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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My throat burns after eating mango, what's wrong?

My throat burns after eating mango, what's wrong?

Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with certain foods? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with certain foods you eat and your symptoms. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more

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After I eat fruits like avocado, bananas, watermelon and mango it feels like my throat swells and some difficulty with breath. Is it an allergy?

After I eat fruits like avocado, bananas, watermelon and mango it feels like my throat swells and some difficulty with breath. Is it an allergy?

Yes: It is unusual since those are not all related kinds of fruits, depending how you group them (pit/stone vs not, tree vs ground, etc.). Consult an allergist for formal testing as there are likely others and your reactions will likely worsen with subsequent exposures, so you may need an epi-pen. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat after eating cashews. Could this be an allergy?

I have an itchy throat after eating cashews. Could this be an allergy?

Yes.: A dermatologist can skin test you to be sure (safely). Nut allergies can become deadly! ...Read more

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What causes itchy throat like on the top of the roof after eating just felt itchy/scratchy at the moment what can I do to reduce itchiness?

What causes itchy throat like on the top of the roof after eating just felt itchy/scratchy at the moment what can I do to reduce itchiness?

Post nasal drip: Postnasal drip is caused by secretions from your sinuses and nasal passages, irritating the throat. However, thrush or a simple yeast / bacterial infection is another possibility, An exam by your primary doctor is recommended.
Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat after eating cashews, what could be wrong? What are the chances of it itchy due to nut allergy?

I have an itchy throat after eating cashews, what could be wrong? What are the chances of it itchy due to nut allergy?

Extremely high risk: Itchy throat is highly suggestive of a food allergy, and the next exposure could lead to worse symptoms (swollen throat and inability to breathe). So, definitely eat no more nuts of any kind until tested for allergy. If your are having symptoms now, get medical help if you feel swelling in the throat or tongue. This is an appropriate use of an er if necessary. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my shrimp allergy every time I eat it my throat and lips become swollen and itchy for few minutes when I stop eating?

How do I get rid of my shrimp allergy every time I eat it my throat and lips become swollen and itchy for few minutes when I stop eating?

Don't: Don, t test yourself with shellfish anymore! You are potentially putting your life in danger everytime you eat it. See an allergist and determine what you are allergic to and get a Epinephrine auto injector to carry around. For the time being there is no cure for shellfish allergy. ...Read more

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Hi I have an itchy mouth around both sides of the mouth it was over three hours after eating prawns and using cream very itchy throat as well causes?

? sulfite allergy: If you have eaten shrimps in the past with out any problem then it is most likely a Sulfite sensitivity but need to get a skin test to rule out Shrimp allergy anyway. ...Read more

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Feels like water in ears & draining in throat. Itchy throat at times w/ feeling like something is stuck in throat below adams apple area. Upset stomach all the time. Can't sleep due to tight feeling in throat. No issues eating or drinking. Month now?

Feels like water in ears & draining in throat. Itchy throat at times w/ feeling like something is stuck in throat below adams apple area. Upset stomach all the time. Can't sleep due to tight feeling in throat. No issues eating or drinking. Month now?

Need to be seen: By your doctor, you may very well Rx meds for your upper airways inflammation causing such symptoms, as well you may be having reflux adding to the problem in your throat, and possibly causing your upset stomach. In the interim, use saline nasal washes, salt water gargles, and OTC antacid or PPI, but read the labels carefully, wish you well ...Read more

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How can sore/itchy throats happen?

How can sore/itchy throats happen?

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for an itchy throat. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My throat is itchy, what do I do?

My throat is itchy, what do I do?

Itchy throat: You really should see a doctor, who knows what it is. Could be a simple allergy or something more serious. But you need to have someone lay their eyes on your throat before asking what it could be caused by. ...Read more

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What to take for a itchy throat?

What to take for a itchy throat?

Try antihistamine: But even more important, find out what may be triggering the itchy throat for example, do you have the itching only after having eaten certain fruits? If so, I suspect that you may have hay fever as well. If you have any problem with throat closing up on you, then you will need to consult an allergist. ...Read more

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How to treat my itchy throat?

Options: Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Itchy throat. Making me cough?

Could be: Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed. **
or add 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve itchinessor a few times per day. Slippery elm bark lozenges are also helpful. ...Read more

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How to treat a dry, itchy throat?

How to treat a dry, itchy throat?

Try: Honey in lemon juice or sucking on honey lozenges. Even gargling with warm salt water (just enough salt to taste salty) might help. You might have post nasal drip and need a nose spray like Nasonex (mometasone) that just came over the counter if the throat remedies don't work. ...Read more

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What can I drink to soothe an itchy throat?

Hot liquids.: Many things are used commonly. Hot salt water gargles, hot tea with honey. Otc preps like chloraseptic (a numbing medication) or guaifanesin (an expectorant) plus or minus dm (a cough suppressant). ...Read more

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Can there be a quick remedy for itchy throat?

Can there be a quick remedy for itchy throat?

Itchy throat: Garggle woth salt and water, it will soothe it, if you have nasal congestion, a saline nasal spray also helps. ...Read more

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What's the best thing for itchy feeling in throat from allergies?

What's the best thing for itchy feeling in throat from allergies?

Itchy Throat: Avoid the allergens, take antihistamines, leukotriene inhibitors, sprays (antihistamine or steroid). If you take the medicines in advance or every day if you have exposure they may work very well. Allergy shots or drops are indicated for the failure of regular medicines to help. ...Read more

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For the symptoms of itchy throat coughing and weezeing what medication can I take?

For the symptoms of itchy throat coughing and weezeing what medication can I take?

Allergies/asthma: You may have allergies and/or asthma. Allergies can cause itchy throat, postnasal and hacking cough etc...Allergy meds such as claritin/zyrtec/benadryl may help. Nasal steroids are probably best, but need a prescription. Wheezing may suggest asthma and eval by doc is recommended. Asthma attack can be life-threatening and so please consult your doc asap...
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a itchy sensation in my throat that makes me cough what can I do to make it stop?

Cough: May be having post nasal drip either from an allergy of some sort or acute/ chronic sinusitis. A nasal steroid may help. Talk to your doctor who can perform an exam and obtain a complete history. ...Read more

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I am coughing nonstop for a week now even with cough syrup given to me. Throat feels very dry, itchy.?

I am coughing nonstop for a week now even with cough syrup given to me. Throat feels very dry, itchy.?

Strep throat: Or chronic allergies could cause this cough. However, there are lots of variables eg, occupation, smoking tobacco, enviroment etc. Some medications can cause cough as well. Please consult your physician for a thorough history, exam and basic tests, ie, chest xray, throat swab, and blood tests. Get well.
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Mt throat is super itchy and I have allergies....I was just wondering if its my allergies or something else?

Mt throat is super itchy and I have allergies....I was just wondering if its my allergies or something else?

Allergic rhinitis: With trees and grasses in full bloom your nose is probably affected by the pollen which is causing an excess amount of mucus production through a post nasal drip the mucus is irritating your throat. Take otc antihistamines for relief. ...Read more

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What medicine will I take? I have cough for 1 week now and my throat is itchy the reason for me to cough frequently.

What medicine will I take? I have cough for 1 week now and my throat is itchy the reason for me to cough frequently.

Cough itchy: Could be allergic reaction related to pollens as it is summer try benedryl 25 mg at night and zyrtec (cetirizine) in AM Also could be reflux. Would elevate head of bed at night (pillow between between and box spring) and try ranitidine (that will help for pollen allergies as well) may need inhaler for cough or may have mild infection and need antibiotics f/u w/ doc ...Read more