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I Have A Hard Dry Cough With A Burning Throat Feeling What Are The Possible Causes
LPR: Laryngopharyngeal reflux is the most likely cause for these symptoms. If acids escape the esophagus and reach the sensitive tissues near the opening ot the trachea, swelling can result. Cough, hoarseness, shortness of breath (often misdiagnosed as asthma) can occur. Many times reflux is not noted (no heartburn) often referred to as "silent reflux". Lpr can also trigger true asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Hi.. Yesterday I had dry cough in the morning. Later the evening my body became really sore. I am experiencing ear ache, burning throat and headache.
Woke up to terrible burning in chest between breasts, dry cough, feeling of bubbles in the throat. What causes this?
Acid reflux: Sounds like acid reflux also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD. This is very common but can cause damage to the esophagus over time. There are now many over the counter meds available for this and sleeping with your head raised can help. If it persists though, you need to see a doctor, your PCP or a gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do for a cold at home. Feeling cold and hot, sneezing, sore throat, dry cough and runny nose . Is this flu?
Influenza usually: Manifests with severe headache, cough, and high fevers. Home remedies are antipyretics, antihistamines, cough supressants, and decongestants, all otc. Make sure you stay well hydrated, use a vaporizer, rest, and avoid allergens. See a doctor if it lasts more than a week. Good luck. ...Read more
What are the causes of a sudden, sore, burning throat, accompanied by a dry cough and shortness of breath. The roof of my mouth feels as if it was burned. In addition, my throat feels tight and eating food seems to irritate it even more. ?
Sore throat, dry cough, nasal drip and left ear sensitive. Do I need to see a doctor os can I self medicate?
Viral : At this time your symptoms are consistent with an early viral upper respiratory tract infection and I feel you can take Tylenol, robitussin type cough syrup,rest, take in adequate fluids and if you have nasal congestion this can cause mild ear discomfort. Nasal decongestant spray would help. If symptoms worsen rather than gradually improve or an actual ear ache ensues, see MD ...Read more
Infection?: How long have you had this? It may be a bad cold. But if you have had this for a long time, see your doctor. ...Read more
Constant acidity,dry cough,burning in throat+chest when exercising,breathing trouble.Is my sleep apnea causing this or is it acidity causing apnea?
Chicken & egg: There is an association between acid reflux and sleep apnea. There is no proof that reflux leads to sleep apnea (or vice-versa) but the association between the two has been shown repeatedly. You need optimal treatment of BOTH conditions to feel well again, so TTYD about a sleep study with a CPAP mask and Prilosec or other acid blocker. Hope this helps. Thanks 4 trusting HealthTap w/ your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good day I have a dry cough and dry throat, my lungs feel as though they are burning. I dont have fever or any other cold symptoms.
Dry cough: I believe you have a viral upper respiratory tract infection with a hacking,nonproductive cough and throat dryness. I recommend your taking a soothing cough suppressant like robitussinDM. Antibiotics don't seem to be indicated at this time. See your physician if you develop fever,chills,sweats, copious discolored sputum, wheezing, shortness of breath or sharp chest pain with a deep breath. ...Read more
What can I take to relieve my symptoms of burning nose, eyes, throat, along with stuffiness and clogged ears dry cough?
What can be the cause of chronic mild dry cough that goes away as soon as lying down. Sometimes globus feeling in throat is present as well.
Is there any type of allergy that causes dry cough & itching & itchy feeling at the end of throat that makes me cough?
My insurce doesn't cover my inhaler anymore whsr do I do my dry cough is so deep iwheeze all night and ihave the feeling of mucus in throat?
Asthma: First stop smoking, this is not helping your asthma. A number of drug companies have patient assistance programs, you can look up your medication online, with a .Com after its name and see if the company offers such a program you can sign up for. Your doctor can also help you by contacting your insurance company to plead your case. ...Read more
Irritating dry cough for 7weeks after cold, tickly feeling in throat, wheezing,no blood or phlegm, worse when lay down.Dr said chest clear, is it bad?
Post viral symptoms : It is common to get post viral symptoms such as you described for up to 12 weeks after s viral infection. If your chest is clear and you are not producing phlegm then it is unlikely there is significant illness. Try some steam inhalation before bedtime or taking an antihistamine. It may help alleviate the symptoms ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Past several days been having a dry cough and choking feeling in throat. Sometimes starts after eating and lasts for hours. No relief after trying fluids, cough drops, etc.
Need med-checkup: If your cough is persistent for more than one week, you need a medical check up of your chest. Dry cough can be caused by allergies or Asthma which require a Physical examination by a doctor before we can be certain. A chest C-X-Ray may also be useful to check your lungs. ...Read more
Funny feeling in throat. Post nasal drip. Not strep. Dry cough. Mucus seeming to go to chest but unproductive cough. Mucus yellow..And white?
I had cold and sore throat 4 days ago. I started having a dry cough yesterday and chest pain. I'm feeling tired and i'm having body ache. Common cold?
My throat is getting more painful&im having a really bad dry cough.antitussives not working.could not sleep due to cough.already been to gp last saturday.no more body aches&chills this time.just feeling generally unwell due to very sore throat?
Doctor can recheck: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges, and acetaminophen or Motrin, can help decrease pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not feeling good. Nasal congestion dry cough sore throat but why does my chest and upper back hirt?
Lung involvement: Sounds as if you have a respiratory infection of wither viral or bacterial origin. The latter would require antibiotics and evaluation form a health care provider. The lungs can get involved which could cause chest and back discomfort with inflammation that occurs. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 months rt side headache. Dry cough, excess mucus in nose.Lump in throat feeling that can't clear. Ear pain and crackling when swallow. What is it ?
What can I do for a cold at home. Feeling cold and hot, started with a slightheadache sneezing, sore throat, dry cough and runny nose . Is this flu?
Do I have cold or sinus infection? Runny/stuffy nose, itchy scratchy throat, top right teeth seem sore, and my front right tooth has become super sensitive to temperature over night, now I seem to be feeling very cold, a dry cough and very chapped lips
Maybe both: But usually when sinuses get infected the upper teeth become sore, the infection in the sinus can creat pressure which can push against the root of the teeth hence the sensitivity and soreness. The rest of your question i hope an md can answer! hope you feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am a 41 year old female with asthma and migraine. I havea temperature of 95.3, runny nose, stuffy nose at night and a hard dry cough with a sore throat. What should I do?
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a cold (viral infection), a strep throat (bacterial and would need antibiotics), a sinus infection, allergies in the nose and sinuses, wheezing in the lungs (would need more asthma treatment), sinus symptoms related to migraines, etc... Since one can have one or more of these issues at the same time, a doctor's visit(s) is recommended. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore throat: It all depends on the duration, severity and associated symptoms. It can vary from simple viral infection to some more serious. ...Read more
Viral: Take OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night. Drink lot if tea.use a humidifier at night.drink lot of water which is not cold. Avoid all fruits,juice soda and junk food. If overweight lose it . If you have acid reflux eat light meals and eat dinner early. There is a nasty virus all over US , not sure where u live . If not better in few days,see a doc ...Read more
Can amoxicillin cause you to have a cough ? I keep having this tickle in my throat and it's never happened before and it's a dry cough
Call the doctor: If you're having a cough on a new medicine-I would be concerned for allergy. You should try to look in the back of your throat-if it looks swollen at all, you need emergency medical treatment. I would call the doctor in fact if you have doubts. Sometimes allergy can take the form of throat or voicebox swelling which might present initially as a cough. Hopefully it's just nothing but need more info ...Read more
I have a terrible dry cough that is making it very hard to sleep , I would have to describe it like a tickle in my throat. Been hardly sleeping for 1w?
Dry cough clearing throat most of the day at work and out side when I take zyrtec (cetirizine) it works for about 6 hours what can else u can do what's causin?
Temp 96.5 slight dry cough got GERD hard to eat how do I know if it's pneumonia keep thinking i inhaled food I have really bad anxiety but throat dry
Dry cough. Hard to swallow. Semi sore throat ? What could be the problem ? Any otc meds I can try ?
Viral URI.: Could be a viral upper respiratory infection by those symptoms. Usually this would resolve in a few days on its own. You can try throat lozenges and cough suppressants for now. If this doesn’t resolve in a few days, or if it worsens despite OTC treatment, then go see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The back of my throat looks like it still has pharyngitis. the yellow white and veins. but now i have a dry cough, and its a little hard to breathe. ?
(with previous question) my throat is sore and it's hard to swallow, nose runny, painful/stiff neck and base of head. Dry cough that sometimes gives up mucus. Mucus and blood after blowing nose.
Went to doc 6 days ago for sore throat it better but got dry cough .ears feel like Fluid sometimes hard to pop .taking clarithromycin and medrol pack ?
Cough: Try delete for the cough. Try Flonase for the nasal congestion. May use afrjn for 3 days only for the stuffiness. Try to pop the ears. May want to try to gargle warm salt water. 2 to 3 tsp to one quart of water. Finish the antibiotics. See your doctor if not better in 6 to 10 days ...Read more
Day 1-2- fever, chills, sore throat, cough, Day 3- current (7) very congested, constant dry cough (hard to stop), green/yellow nasal discharge ?
I wont see my ent dr. till monday what can i do till then i think i have a ear infection and a sore throat with dry cough its harder laying down.
Does narrowing of the cervical vertabraes c-4 thru c-7 cause neck pain & breathing problems I have like a dry cough?
Cspine : Narrowing of the cspine spaces probably implies disc compression or degeneration. Mri would provide more specific details. Symptoms definitely can include neck pain, as well as numbness or pain down an arm. Respiratory problems such as difficuly breathing or dry cough are unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest tightness, dry cough, persistent upper back/neck tightness. Muscles around chest and lungs feel tight makes it hard to breathe at times?
Respiratory distress: If you are truly having trouble breathing you should go ASAP and be seen and evaluated by a doctor. There is no way in which this can be diagnosed over the net. ...Read more
Saturday started out with a sore throat & dry cough. Then it went with sore throat, dry cough, congestion & issues breathing well. I still got the cough with very little phlegm (clear to white and sticky ), nausea, gagging when coughing, no fever?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, however your description suggests a viral infection and it should clear out on its own. If cough lasts more than two weeks, it would be prudent to see a doctor.
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