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How do I get rid of this tickle in my throat with OTC drugs?

How do I get rid of this tickle in my throat with OTC drugs?

Stop the snot: I would start w/ antihistamine such as loratidine or even benedryl. Consider nasal saline rinse or netty pot. Stay hydrated - if persists/worsens, see your primary care provider. It may be a sign of other issue or even a side effect from another medicine. ...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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Fastest ways to get rid of itching throat?

Fastest ways to get rid of itching throat?

Honey/lemon: Warm water mixed with a bit of lemon juice and honey works in many cases. When it doesn't, viscous xylocaine (lidocaine) syrup, diluted and gargled, is effective (prescription needed). ...Read more

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Tickling throat that makes me cough happens every night. How do I get rid of this?

Tickling throat that makes me cough happens every night. How do I get rid of this?

? reflux: If this only happens every night when you lay down to go to bed - this sound like it is most likely being caused by gastroesophageal reflux. Would probably be helped most by seeing an ENT doc to look down your throat to see - and if the appearance of your vocal corsds confirms this possibility, then seeing a gastoenterologist for complete work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this tickle in my throat? Can I spray my flovent onto my throat?

Stop the snot: I would start w/ antihistamine such as loratidine or even benedryl. Consider nasal saline rinse or netty pot. Stay hydrated - if persists/worsens, see your primary care provider. It may be a sign of other issue or even a side effect from another medicine. Flovent onto throat may make it worse. ...Read more

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Little tickle in my throat. The cold is gone so how do I get rid of the cough?

Little tickle in my throat. The cold is gone so how do I get rid of the cough?

Treatments....: Sometimes there is residual bronchospasm once a cold resolves. This can be treated with bronchodilator and steroid inhalers until the bronchospasm and airway inflammation is completely gone. You may also have residual post-nasal drip which can be treated with nasal sprays. So, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a tickle in my throat and annoying cough. How to get rid of this?

I have a tickle in my throat and annoying cough. How to get rid of this?

Throat tickle: Throat tickling may be from mucus drainage from the nose or sinuses as it relates to allergies or sinus infection. It may also be related to mild acid reflux without the typical "heart burn." the key to resolution of symptoms is determining the trigger so the right treatment is used. An allergist or ENT can be helpful in sorting this out. ...Read more

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How do you l get rid of the tickle in my throat that makes me cough nonstop until i almost puke? Please help

How do you l get rid of the tickle in my throat that makes me cough nonstop until i almost puke? Please help

Throat tickle: Hello, the stimulation causing your cough should be evaluated by an ENT doctor. An endoscopic examination would be very helpful to determine the cause. I have seen people have an elongated uvula that initiates a gag induced coughing spells. It also could be reflux or post nasal drainage. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a constant tickle in your throat?

How do you get rid of a constant tickle in your throat?

Drainage or reflux: This can be due to allergies or chronic drainage. It would be helpful to know if you smoked, or if you are overweight as well. It can also be irritated if you sleep open mouthed-or if the atmosphere is dry. Less likely, night-time reflux can give this sort of symptom as well. You can try warm saline gargles for this. Get it checked if it does not resolve. ...Read more