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Frog Throat Causes
Me as my family have been fighting colds all winter. Now i don't feel sick but i've had a frog in my throat for three days. I am a smoker. Help?
I usually feel as if I have a frog in my throat, it will be dry & attempts to cough it out fails. Happens most mornings & when i drink coffee .
Acid Reflux: Your symptoms are typical of gastroesophageal reflux and may be relieve by an otc acid reducer. If you have occasional heartburn, that is confirmatory. But if you do not have hearburn, it does not rule out acid reflux as it is often "silent." except for the cough, of course. ...Read more
Throat/back tongue irritation for 3 months. Antibiotic didn't help. Some whiteness, no pain/lesions, constant frog in my throat. Ideas?
Dry throat: Hello. Dry mouth and dry throat can come from a number of causes. Side effects from medication is a common cause. In the winter months we evaporate more moisture from our airway. Remedies would be to drink more water, use a humidifier and mist your nose with a saline spray. Finally a condition called sjogren's disease could also cause this. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
Possibilities: If you've just eaten or otherwise been exposed to something to which you're allergic, your sensation of throat closing could be from anaphylaxis. This would be accompanied by wheezing and difficult respiration. In this case, you need to get to er quickly. If this is not the case, then it's also possible your symptoms are coming from anxiety . . . For which there are good treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: Cobblestone appearance of the throat describes enlarged lymphoid tissue (lumpy/bumpy) that occurs in response to an infection of the throat or sinuses with post nasal drip. The infection fighting cells of our immune system reside within the lymphoid tissue similar to tonsils and adenoids. ...Read more