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Itchy throat, chest congestion every night for 1 week, what medicine should i take?

Itchy throat, chest congestion every night for 1 week, what medicine should i take?

Post nasal drip: OTC antihistamines such as Claritin (loratadine) or Zyrtec may be beneficial along with warm water gargling to remove accumulated mucous, If not relieved with 1 week- seek a medical exam. ...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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Itchy throat chest congestion cough what is it?

Itchy throat chest congestion cough what is it?

How long?: Itching is often associated with allergy. If you have had these symptoms for more than 2 weeks or they have been recurring, they are likely from allergies. Consult an allergist to find out what may be ailing you and whether you may have asthma as well. If there is a family history of allergies, then your chances of having allergies get much higher. ...Read more

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Bad cough itchy throat chest congestion nasal congestion what over-the-counter medicine is best to take?

Bad cough itchy throat chest congestion nasal congestion what over-the-counter medicine is best to take?

OTC meds: Medications like Guaifenesin which could be found in Robitussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) can be helpful. Also for nasal stuffiness you could try afrin nasal spray one spray in each nostril twice a day. Please only take for three days as there's a high risk of rebound rhinitis if you take for longer than three days. ...Read more

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I have a sore and itchy throat, sore inflamed chest, headache, sore neck and back and shoulders, runny nose. I think I have a cold am i correct ?

I have a sore and itchy throat, sore inflamed chest, headache, sore neck and back and shoulders, runny nose. I think I have a cold am i correct ?

Viral URI: Sounds like you are correct, but cannot diagnose accurately over the internet. Hopefully you will be better soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

Allergy: This sounds miserable! If it came on abruptly within minutes I worry about an allergic reaction. Take an antihistamine right away and/or go to ER if it's progressing. Otherwise it could be a allergies. Itching all over is not usually part of a cold. ...Read more

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My back and my chest and stomach hurts of a dry itchy throat and cough I have. What can I take?

My back and my chest and stomach hurts of a dry itchy throat and cough I have. What can I take?

Bronchitis: It sounds like you may have a bronchitis. Most of the time it is viral but if persistent for several days and with fever you should see your pcp or urgent care to be evaluated and perhaps needing an antibiotic. You can try some otc cough medications initially. ...Read more

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I have itchy throat and excess mucus, the muscles in my chest hurts. It all began when I started at a new university. Antihistamine does not help.

I have itchy  throat and excess mucus, the muscles in my chest hurts. It all began when I started at a new university. Antihistamine does not help.

Viral or allergic: Hi Norma, you may have viral or allergic pharyngitis. It involves upper respiratory tract; it is an inflammation in your throat responsible for pain and mucus. You may need to try short course of steroids. ...Read more

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Headache, earache, body ache, sharp chest pain and itchy throat?

Headache, earache, body ache, sharp chest pain and itchy throat?

Pains: Not enough information without seeing you. Go see your doctor. I'm sure they can help. ...Read more

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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