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Itchy Throat Phlegm
I have itchy throat with phlegm for 4 days, nothing else. My bf had same thing cough worse then mine. He was give antibiotic just incase. Should i go?
Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more
ANTIHISTAMIN//DECONG: Most of the time itchy throat and phlegm are due to allergy and antihistamines and decongestants may help the sumptoms. ...Read more
I've have had itchy throat for over a week with slight coughing up clear phlegm. This morning it had light brown specks in it I smoke tomuch ?
Everytime after i eat bread i get phlegm and a really itchy throat. Is it a gluten allergy/intolerance?
Cough for 5 weeks with phlegm. No fever. Achy and get chills. Itchy throat and ears. Chest hurts. What could this be?
See doctor: It is time for you to consult a doctor. ...Read more
Try antihistamine: But even more important, find out what may be triggering the itchy throat for example, do you have the itching only after having eaten certain fruits? If so , i suspect that you may have hay fever as well. If you have any problem with throat closing up on you, then you will need to consult an allergist. ...Read more
Could be: Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed . ** or add 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve itchinessor a few times per day. Slippery elm bark lozenges are also helpful. ...Read more
Try: Honey in lemon juice or sucking on honey lozenges. Even gargling with warm salt water( just enough salt to taste salty) might help. You might have post nasal drip and need a nose spray like Nasonex (mometasone) that just came over the counter if the throat remedies don't work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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