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I have a tickle in my throat and i keep coughing at night?

I have a tickle in my throat and i keep coughing at night?

Postnasal drip: Your symptoms are compatible with postnasal drip, where the tickle is caused by a slow flow of mucus from your upper respiratory system, with the night cough due to irritation when it may drip down into the lower system. You can consider using an antihistamine to see if it helps your symptoms. ...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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Why do I have a tickle in my throat after chocking on eggs and still coughing ?

Why do I have a tickle in my throat after chocking on eggs and still coughing ?

Residual Symptoms: You probably have some residual effects from mild trauma to the throat lining that occurred during the choking episode. This should resolve on its own in a short time. You can try supportive therapies such as warm salt water gargles in the meantime. ...Read more

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I am coughing for a few weeks now on and off and I have a tickle in my throat/chest. What could it be?

I am coughing for a few weeks now on and off and I have a tickle in my throat/chest. What could it be?

It could be either: Stephdee68, its time to see your doctor. Coughing for 2 weeks and tickle could be a post -viral cough, but without listening to your lungs, its all guess work. Go see your doc. If you have allergies, it could be post nasal drip cough. If you have asthma, it could be that. If you have gerd, it also can cause an irritation in the throat. An ENT consult may help. ...Read more

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I have a tickle in my throat at night and I cough a lot and keep my husband awake. Any suggestions?

I have a tickle in my throat at night and I cough a lot and keep my husband awake. Any suggestions?

See your doctor: Any number of things could be occurring to cause a night time tickle in the throat and cough. This includes certain medications (a.C.E. Inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers), sinus infections, allergies, and gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd). Your doctor can help you figure this out. ...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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Had a cold with green mucus an soar throat. Now I have a tickle in my throat an a cough every minute. What is it?

Had a cold with green mucus an soar throat. Now I have a tickle in my throat an a cough every minute. What is it?

Throat infection: Infections may cause prolonged irritation of the affected area as it heals. Skin infections can cause itching. Throat infections can cause a cough or a tickle. Can try robatussin to reduce the irritation. ...Read more

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I have a tickle in my throat that makes my eyes twitch and water it gets so bad?

I have a tickle in my throat that makes my eyes twitch and water it gets so bad?

Allergy: Sounds like allergies. Try otc allergy medicines to see if it helps. If you develop a fever or symptoms get worse then do go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a tickle in my throat that causes me to cough. It's very dry and been about a week, worse at night. Occasional ear pain. What could this be?

I have a tickle in my throat that causes me to cough. It's very dry and been about a week, worse at night. Occasional ear pain. What could this be?

Post nasal drip: Have your doctor call in a nasal steroid spray and use it once or twice a day. It will take about 3 to 5 days to resolve. Try delsym cough syrup at night to help with the night cough. If this does not work, try reflux meds like Pepcid ac or zantac after a few days. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Are these symptoms anything to be worried about? I have a tickle in my throat that leads to coughing attacks as well as coughing up light green mucus after some of the coughing fits my grandma said it was allergies but my allergies in the past were compll

Are these symptoms anything to be worried about? I have a tickle in my throat that leads to coughing attacks as well as coughing up light green mucus after some of the coughing fits
my grandma said it was allergies but my allergies in the past were compll

Viral : Viral or bacterial causes can can cause a bronchitis or pneumonia causing these symptoms. Allergies typically do not produce green mucous. Pneumonia is a condition that often starts as bronchitis, is accompanied typically by productive cough, fever, and shortness of breath. "whooping cough", pertussis, occurs in unimmunized patients or in patients who have had their immunizations wear off, and have coughing spasms. Bronchitis is inflammation of the large airways and can be caused by bacterial or viral symptoms. If a patient has severe cough, vomiting, fever, or shortness of breath, then they should receive a medical evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more