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Itchy Throat During Pregnancy
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5 weeks after giving birth. Have itchy neck, chest and arms. Had hypothyrodism during pregnancy and still taking thyroid medication. Could it be that?
Itchy chest: It could be a new cream that you may be using or a new detergent that you are using that is on the baby's clothes that you get exposed to when holding the child. Did you change your soap or any new cosmetics? These are just the few things I think about. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Sometimes during the spring months every now and then I get this extreme itchy throat causing me to go into a cough jag. It doesn't happen a lot just every so often when laying down and occasion when
Seasonal allergy: Is one possibility. Please see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Sick for 2 weeks. Coughing alot. Runny nose. No fever. Itchy throat. No allergies. Don't cough during sports only at rest. Whooping cough maybe?
Whooping Cough: This could be pertussis but there are many other diseases with similar symptoms... Check in with your doctor. ...Read more
Give it a try:
Popsicles are not a medication. These will not do any harm, so give it a try to see if it helps.
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OTC sprays, lozenges: Over-the-counter sprays such as chloroseptic and vics are safe and contain a topical numbing solution which will help relieve discomfort. Gargling with salt-water can also help, especially if it feels like there is a lot of mucus in your throat. Otc lozenges with menthol, eucalyptus, peppermint, spearmint and/or honey may also provide relief. Feel better soon! ...Read more
Sore throat causes: Itching and soreness of your throat could be due to allergies and post nasal drainage. It could also be due to a viral or early bacterial infection. If there is no fever yet, you may want to try an otc antihistamine such as zyrtec first. If it does not help and you develop a fever, you should visit your doctor to further evaluate your throat. ...Read more
Allergies?: Do you also have trouble breathing? How about nasal congestion? You can have an itchy throat from nasal allergies, but also from a throat infection and the back pain can be from reactive airways from a cold or asthma. Too many possibilities, you really should get checked by a doctor. ...Read more
What's the cause?: An equally important question is what is the cause for your itchy throat? If allergies, perhaps environmental prevention may prove useful--and not medication. If sinus infection, then an antibiotic may be required. As always, your pediatrician or ob-gyn is your best source to advise you for safe and effective treatment while breastfeeding. In the meantime, suck on a popsicle for temporary relief! ...Read more
that is an interesting question which I have not been asked in the forty years of practice. I can only postulate that effect of cold liquid washing down the post-nasal drip, thus relieving the irritation in the back of the throat. I would like to know if you find relief of sneezing after drinking coca-cola. In that case, it may have effect on the allergy itself. Good discussion. ...Read more
Outside of stopping: Smoking, you mean? The answer to that is not much. Cough drops etc will have some soothing effect for a while, but the only thing that will help it truly is giving up putting poisonous smoke into your body, which not only makes it itchy, but causes emphysema, bronchitis, heart attack, stroke, cancer and many many other equally unpleasant things. Your body is giving you a message, listen to it. ...Read more
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Itchy throat on and off for 3 weeks, makes me want to cough (non productive). Relief from ventolin. But comes back.?
Possible asthma: If you are using ventolin I assume you are asthmatic your itchy throat could be a postnasal drip and if so a decongestant would help as v works the cough could be from constriction are you tight or sob any situations that affects your asthma if decongestant doesn't help I would suggest md. ...Read more
I have a dry itchy throat followed by a persistent dry cough with a cough followed by phelgm at night... I am not sick?
Possibilities...: Possible etiologies include post-nasal drip, gerd, allergy, bronchospasm or even a combination of these factors. Each if these has a different treatment so you may need to see your doctor so a diagnosis can be made and treatment rendered, especially if these symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
My son started coughing and has an itchy throat. What can I give him to alleviate the discomfort until we see an allergist?
Can cleaning with bleach based cleaner cause damage when inhaled? Cleaned bathroom 2 days and and still have itchy throat.
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