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What is the best home remedy for itchy throat & nagging cough?

What is the best home remedy for itchy throat & nagging cough?

Find the cause: It all depends how long you have had those symptoms. If it has been more than a few days, that means it is not a cold, but rather maybe post nasal drip from nasal allergies, . Try over the counter antihistamines and saline nasal spray and consult an allergist if things persist. ...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 red spots on back of throat, itchy throat and ears, what is this and treatment?

I have red spots on back of throat, itchy throat and ears, what is this and treatment?

Might be an upper: Respiratory infection, cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Have cold with itchy throat, ears and chest for the past three days. Been taking cough drops; should I visit doctor or try something at home?

Have cold with itchy throat, ears and chest for the past three days. Been taking cough drops; should I visit doctor or try something at home?

Itchy upper airway: Sometimes allergies will do the same. So its not a bad idea to have ur doc take a look. Some times asthma presents with itchy chest and throat at the onset. ...Read more

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When you have itchy throat and ears, is it allergies?

When you have itchy throat and ears, is it allergies?

Usually: Whenever there is itching, an allergic reaction is high on the list as a causative factor. The next step would be trying to find out what are causing these symptoms. Consider seeing an allergist if this has become bothersome enough to you. ...Read more

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What can cause an itchy throat and ears?

What can cause an itchy throat and ears?

Allergies: Allergies or early signs of a cold are the most likely explanations. ...Read more

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I have a dry, itchy throat and ears. I scratch my throat till it hurts, and sometimes when I do this ill get a tiny white spot. Looks like dead skin?

I have a dry, itchy throat and ears. I scratch my throat till it hurts, and sometimes when I do this ill get a tiny white spot. Looks like dead skin?

See your doctor: You need to be examined, you may need prescription drugs, OTC antihistaminic and salt water gargles would help till you see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat and ears. And it kinda hurts to swallow. I'm constebtky sneezeing and coughing too any ideas?

I have an itchy throat and ears. And it kinda hurts to swallow. I'm constebtky sneezeing and coughing too any ideas?

2 possibilites: Your symptoms are non specific but they could represent an infectious issue vs an allergic issue. Based on your symptoms I would lean towards an allergic cause. You can always try an over the counter antihistamine (non-drowsy) and see if your symptoms improve. If they don't improve you should see an ENT doctor in order to address all these issues at once. ...Read more

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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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My son can eat peanut butter sandwiches, but the second he eats nuts, he has itchy ears and itchy throat. Does this count as an allergy?

My son can eat peanut butter sandwiches, but the second he eats nuts, he has itchy ears and itchy throat. Does this count as an allergy?

Different allergens: Peanut and tree nut allergens are different. I would recommend your son be evaluated with specific allergy testing. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy throat, ears and running nose for about 5 years now, I want to try and cure or find out why this happens all year round.?

I've had an itchy throat, ears and running nose for about 5 years now, I want to try and cure or find out why this happens all year round.?

Chronic inflammation: Which might be due to allergies, hay fever, your best bet is to see an allergist or an ENT specialist ...Read more

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Good evening I have a nine year old daughter - complaining of sore and itchy throat, and her ears are blocked?

Good evening I have a nine year old daughter - complaining of sore and itchy throat, and her ears are blocked?

Dr. Can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat, and neck ache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem like strep throat, which needs antibiotics. Taking some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (ibuprofen) can temporarily relieve pain. ...Read more

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Lump in left cheek under ear on jawline lump feels slightly bigger 3 hrs later and it doesn't move n itchy throat with cough this any to worry about?

Lump in left cheek under ear on jawline lump feels slightly bigger 3 hrs later and it doesn't move n itchy throat with cough this any to worry about?

Lymph node?: Lymph node enlargement is common with any upper respiratory infection or inflammation, and should resolve with the URI symptoms, over time. This is your body's way of fighting off an infection, or reacting to an inflammatory process ...Read more

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Hello! I've recently developed some cold-like symptoms (itchy throat, green mucus with slight cough) and now my left ear will not pop! What do I do?

Hello! I've recently developed some cold-like symptoms (itchy throat, green mucus with slight cough) and now my left ear will not pop! What do I do?

URI: Upper respiratory tract infection, affecting your throat, nose, sinuses and your middle ear, with development of green mucus and the constellation of symptoms, better see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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Itchy throat on right side, radiating into right ear. Itches worse after talking. Temporarily a lot better after drinking vinegar?

Itchy throat on right side, radiating into right ear. Itches worse after talking. Temporarily a lot better after drinking vinegar?

Infection or fluid: What you are describing are common symptoms of an ear infection or fluid behind the eardrum (which is likely from infection). This can be viral or bacterial, and your doctor will need to look in your ear to see if antibiotics are needed. Typically many ear infections are from viruses and do not need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a sore and itchy throat, runny and sometime stopped up noses, cold, tired feeling, and my ears hurt, is this a cold or sinuses?

I have a sore and itchy throat, runny and sometime stopped up noses, cold, tired feeling, and my ears hurt, is this a cold or sinuses?

Could be both.: It sounds like it could be a viral illness (cold). Many times, these upper respiratory tract infections can cause sinus inflammation and discomfort (congestion, pressure, headache). For most people, this is self limiting - no antibiotics needed. Antiinflammatories, decongestants, nasal saline irrigation can help with the symptoms. But lots of rest is the best medicine. ...Read more

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Itchy throat, mild ear pain and tenderness in the neck lymph. What could these be symptoms of?

Itchy throat, mild ear pain and tenderness in the neck lymph. What could these be symptoms of?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Sinusitis without pain?? Itchy throat eyes nose inner ears cough temperature itching skin. Black / green boogies dried in nose. For 12 days! Thank you

Sinusitis without pain?? Itchy throat eyes nose inner ears cough temperature itching skin. Black / green boogies dried in nose. For 12 days! Thank you

Dr. Can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat, and neck ache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem like strep throat, which needs antibiotics. Taking some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (ibuprofen) can temporarily relieve pain. ...Read more

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Itchy throat (a little) ears itching, heart burn and some regurgitation, question is can heartburn cause itchy ears?

Not often: Laryngopharyngeal reflux can cause ear symptoms, usually one sided pain or pressure. Itching is not common although possible. Avoid qtip use and see someone who can look in the ears and rule out an otitis externa or eczema. ...Read more

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I've got migraines, runny nose, watery ears, itchy throat, coughing and sneezing. Had it for 3 weeks. Is this a signs of something?

I've got migraines, runny nose, watery ears, itchy throat, coughing and sneezing. Had it for 3 weeks. Is this a signs of something?

Hay fevers: You likely get an acute episode of allergic rhinosinusitis or previously known as hay fever. Depending how severe your symptoms are, you might need antibiotic and antiinflammatory medications if bacterial infections occur. Please see your local allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Itching Throat (Definition)

Uncomfortable sensation in pharynx. ...Read more