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I have dry itching throat cough for over 7 to 8 years today. Went to a lot of docs but nothing worked. I never smoke. Can you please help me.

I have dry itching throat cough for over 7 to 8 years today. Went to a lot of docs but nothing worked. I never smoke. Can you please help me.

Hard Case: Sounds like chronic cough. Have your doctors review your medication. Top reason for chronic cough is post nasal drip/asthma/gerd/medications. That's with a normal cxr. If all ruled out see a specialist may need a bronchoscopy but yield is very low. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Start with sore throat and then chest congestion, itching throat, cough with sputum, yellow thick. Is that bronchitis?

Start with sore throat and then chest congestion, itching throat, cough with sputum, yellow thick. Is that bronchitis?

Possibly...: Your symptoms may be indicative of bronchitis, either bacterial, viral or even allergic etiology. In order to be sure, you should see your doctor. If you have a bacterial infection, antibiotics may be needed. For viral or allergic etiologies, therapy depends on the precise signs and symptoms present ! ...Read more

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I had throat constriction, coughing and stuffy nose with sore tonsils. Everything is gone but now I have an itch in my throat and cant stop coughing?

 I had throat constriction, coughing and stuffy nose with sore tonsils. Everything is gone but now I have an itch in my throat and cant stop coughing?

UpperRespiratoryInfx: Symptoms of upper respiratory infection aka common cold can last several weeks. Recent study concluded that average cough lasts 18d. In other words, as long as you're getting better, you're getting better, right? However, you should see your Family Doc if symptoms persist or get worse. ...Read more

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Hey, my question is, my throat is dry most of the times an itches grom de he inside, the cough is sometimes non stop, i've been like this for 2 weeks?

Hey, my question is, my throat is dry most of the times an itches grom de he inside, the cough is sometimes non stop, i've been like this for 2 weeks?

6 weeks: The cough associated with bronchitis can last for up to 6 weeks. You don't need antibiotics unless you are feverish or short of breath (and other symptoms, then you should see your doctor). You would just need medication to treat the cough, lik eover the counter cough allergy & cold meds. ...Read more

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Had cough for five weeks that comes in fits. Starts with terrible itch in throat. Will almost cause vomiting. Tried allergy meds. ?

Had cough for five weeks that comes in fits. Starts with terrible itch in throat. Will almost cause vomiting. Tried allergy meds. ?

Possible LPR: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation) = lpr. Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, ; cough. Has your doctor assessed your response to an acid blocker medicine? ...Read more

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What is the treatment for itching throat?

What is the treatment for 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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I have a itching nose and an itching throat. So what is that allerigies?

I have a itching nose and an itching throat. So what is that allerigies?

Correct: An itchy nose and throat may very well be the result of inhalant allergies. Best advice is to consult an allergist. Another possible cause is dryness of the lining of both the nose and throat lining. Consult an allergist. ...Read more

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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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What do I have to do to get my not-itching throat back?

What do I have to do to get my not-itching throat back?

Allergy med may help: Sometimes post nasal drip ( drainage from nose/sinus) can cause an itchy throat- but please know that there are other causes and if this is something that persists you should see your dr. Other symptoms if it is rhintis could be nasal congestion, face pain or pressure , earache or pressure, cough from throat etc. Also acid reflux can cause itchy/irritated throat- see dr to clarify cause. ...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


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Itching Throat (Definition)

Itching throat is a clinical finding in which a person's throat feels irritated in a non-painful way, as if it ...Read more