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Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Can allergy cause inflammation of neck airways(apart from nasal airways), leading to labored breathing?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Can allergy cause inflammation of neck airways(apart from nasal airways), leading to labored breathing?

Possible: but only when it causes swelling at the throat would you have labored breathing. See an ENT to find out if you have any upper airway obstruction and possibly vocal cord dysfunction. ...Read more

Dr. James Mirabile
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Could clearing sore throat permanently damages your vocal cords?

Could clearing sore throat permanently damages your vocal cords?

Yes: Clearing of the throat by habit or a feeling of mucus or reflux of acid can permanently damage the surface of the true vocal folds. When you continuously clear your throat you are essentially banging the vocal folds against each other. Eventually you may develop a vocal fold nodule, ulcer, bleed into the fold. You need to find out why you are clearing your throat so often. ...Read more

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Could tracheal inflammation irritate the vagus nerve and exacerbate anxiety?

Could tracheal inflammation irritate the vagus nerve and exacerbate anxiety?

Yes: Yes, but for other much more common reasons, the inflamation itself may produce or worsen the anxiety. A dr examination can clarify the exact cause, and rule out possibilities in this case. ...Read more

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Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Hard to tell: Need more info. Are you a mouth breather? Any allergies? Suggest a dental visit to pursue the answer. ...Read more

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Thick mucus throat irritation?

Thick mucus  throat irritation?

Post nasal drip: You may have sinus or nasal problem, check with an ENT specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Could 3-4 yearlong daily nasal spray addiction (xylometazolin) cause post nasal drip, and coughing/ constant airways irritation. Which mimic asthma?

Could 3-4 yearlong daily nasal spray addiction (xylometazolin) cause post nasal drip, and coughing/ constant airways irritation. Which mimic asthma?

No: not directly ...It sound like you should ask your PCP for a referral to a Board Certified ENT (Ear Nose Throat) Specialist!! Hope this helps BE WELL! Dr Z ...Read more

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Could smoking weed seriously damage throat or upper airways?

Could smoking weed seriously damage throat or upper airways?

Harmful: Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged ; deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x ^ than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis can lead to airway inflammation, wheezing ; ^ in sputum production. ...Read more

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Chronic cough causing body spasm from pain bile taste stuffy nose. Cough is a dry bark?

Chronic cough causing body spasm from pain bile taste stuffy nose. Cough is a dry bark?

Several causes: A dry cough with a stuffy nose can be secondary to post nasal drip. You may have nasal allergies. You may also have sinus problems. Consult an allergist to identify the issue and help you with your cough. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Can mild allergies produce post nasal drip which seeps into lungs and makes you cough?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Can mild allergies produce post nasal drip which seeps into lungs and makes you cough?

Cough: Doesn't all come from the lungs. Irritation/inflammation of the upper airways, nasal cavities, sinuses, throat and the middle ears, can all cause cough. So post nasal drip can cause cough without traveling all the way down to lower airways, the bronchi (air passages) in the lungs ...Read more

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Why might it be that my nose and nasal airways feel chronically inflamed?

Why might it be that my nose and nasal airways feel chronically inflamed?

Nose inflammation: Could be that you have allergies, viral infection, bacterial infection or your nose may be reacting to something that you are breathing, like smoke, fumes or pollution. It could also be that you simply have a dry nose. Nasal saline can be used for all of the above conditions and it can be very beneficial. ...Read more

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Does otravin nasal puffs aggravates the lower esophagus spasm?

Does otravin nasal puffs aggravates the lower esophagus spasm?

Not really: Rarely it may cause nausea. What makes you think that you have esophageal spasms? Have you been diagnosed of it by gastroenterologist? If not, then see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a dry cough be from an inflamed throat?

Can a dry cough be from an inflamed throat?

Can have both: You don't usually attribute the cough to the sore throat per se but they can have the same underlying cause. A dry non productive of mucus cough is frequently secondary to a post-nasal drip. It can frequently be dealt with by using a medicine called benzonatate and does not need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What causes trachea spasms (which blocks air passage) whenever coughing occurs? Is that an asthma symptom?

What causes trachea spasms (which blocks air passage) whenever coughing occurs? Is that an asthma symptom?

Age dependent: The trachea of younger kids is somewhat rubbery, like a soft silicone or thin walled plastic. It does not spasm, like the soft walls of the gut, but it can and does vibrate enough to produce some odd sounds ( the croup noise) common from ~6mo-6yr. In tracheo-malacia, ( a transient condition) the walls are much weaker and actually cave in on each other, but soft walls not spasm is the problem. ...Read more

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Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Esophagitis: Esophagitis is unusual in a person in their 30s, but can happen. Omeprazole definitely indicated, at least for 8 weeks, probably longer. Important also is how and what you eat. Smaller meals, chew thoroughly, minimal spice, no alcohol, don't overeat. Eat slowly. Don't eat for 1 hour before bed time. For 2 weeks you might benefit from twice a day omeprazole -- ask doc. Mylanta every 2 hrs ...Read more

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Can my vocal chords stay constantly swollen from severe allergies?

Can my vocal chords stay constantly swollen from severe allergies?

Swollen vocal cords: Yes, this can happen. When allergies are causing so much trouble, it is time to see an allergist about diagnosis and proper treatment to prevent more serious problems. ...Read more

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Can chronic dry nasal passages along with sores and scabs inside the nose lead to infection in the bronchial area accompanied by cough?

Can chronic dry nasal passages along with sores and scabs inside the nose lead to infection in the bronchial area  accompanied by cough?

Difficult: First, why do you have nasal ulcers? How do you know you have bronchitis, which is predominantly a viral infection.? You can develop cough from post-nasal drip if you have congested or infected sinuses. But why not see a doctor and get this worked out? ...Read more

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Could longtime broken tooth turn into something affecting nasal passages or even optic nerve?

Could longtime broken tooth turn into something affecting nasal passages or even optic nerve?

Optic Nerve: I agree with dr melder. Just wanted to state that if you have any situation in which there is a concern of the optic nerve, please do not hesitate in investigating it! it is paramount that you receive proper ophthalmology (not optometry) evaluation including even ct and/or mri. The imaging study will tell you if the optic nerve is being affected by something that is pushing up against the nerve. ...Read more

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2months-breathing is funny.Feels like my bronchi are inflamed and "URGE" to cough, occasional wheeze. Off and on. Cold air worsens. Allergic to air?

2months-breathing is funny.Feels like my bronchi are inflamed and "URGE" to cough, occasional wheeze. Off and on. Cold air worsens. Allergic to air?

Breathing issue.: This could be a number of things. Asthma comes to mind, with shortness of breath being triggered by the coldness of the air, or by irritants or pollutants in the air, or by exertion or activity. Could be allergic rhinitis with a post-nasal drip, which can interestingly cause a cough, breathing trouble and wheeze at times. Do you smoke? Because this could be related to smoking as well. ...Read more