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My Throat Feels Tight And Scratchy Not Hoarse Though Whassup
Tight throat: Could due to several conditions. More worrisone would be anaphylaxis which could be life threatening. If you started a new medication, seek medical help immediately. ...Read more
I have a scratchy throat with small white dots but no pain and no other symptoms other than a hoarse voice. Could it be strep?
Yes: Go to the doctor have a rapid strep test that will tell you for sure ...Read more
Was at outdoor party yesterday with many cigarette smokers. This morning woke up with tight chest feeling and scratchy throat. Should I worry?
Irritant: Exposure to cigarette smoke can be very irritating to the nose and lungs when inhaled second-hand. It can be even more irritating to people with a history of rhinitis or asthma. If you are truly having difficulty breathing, wheezing, feeling like you can't get enough air in, please go to emergency department or urgent care. If minor symptoms, will likely go away soon. ...Read more
What would cause brief hoarse voice and scratchy throat? It lasts for maybe 30 seconds then goes away, starts as a tickle under tonsil it feels like
Could be reflux...: Since it doesn't sound like you are sick, and allergy symptoms would last longer, I wonder if you are having gastro-esophageal reflux. When a little bit of the highly acidic liquid from your stomach sloshes up into the esophagus, it can actually cause hoarseness, spasm of the voice box, cough and wheezing. Check with your doctor. LGromko MD ...Read more
Have moderate hoarseness with a mild scratchy throat. Aside from rest, fluids, cough drops, any suggestions?
Not really: Let it run its course. But if your symptoms worsen you need to be seen. ...Read more
In the mornings my throat feels scratchy when I swallow, but as I go through the day it feels fine. Also when I sing there's tightness and crack?
NKA, diet has not changed, everytime I go to the gym, eat, drink, etc. My skin gets rash itchy and tongue feels heavy, throat tight and DRY. Y?
I have been a bit sick, scratchy throat, sniffles, now I am hoarse. I don't feel congested but my head hurts when I bend forward. Feels like pressure.
Dry cough: Given that you have provided us with no information about yourself, not even your age, let alone any medical history or medications, you may have environmental allergies, gastric reflux or pharyngobronchial infection. You may try OTC antihistamine and PPI to see if you have relief as well as keep well hydrated. If no improvement after a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Hello, I'm having dry gagging cough and itchy throat. Sometimes hoarse voice. 2 months no fever or aches. Please help?
URI: Detail history is needed for coorect diagnosis. Can be evaluated by physician. ...Read more
Had chiropractice adj a few hours ago. Immediate neck pain, pain in throat, disoriented, got scratchy throat and hoarse. Took motrin 40 mins ago ER?
Yes: I would be checked out in ER to make sure no damage to arteries going to brain. ...Read more
Sore throat hoarse voice and itchy almost losing voice throat is red and spotted should make appointment with dr? Wait? Home remedies? 20 F 213.8lbs
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
How fast do symptoms of walnut allergy start. I ate a cake containing walnuts 2 hours ago and now my throat fills a bit itchy and tight, with cough?
Go to ER:
If your symptoms haven't resolved since you posted this an hour ago then go to the ER. Get evaluated by an Allergist. You will need an epinephrine autoinjector if you are allergic.
Reactions typically start right away but can be delayed. ...Read more
Hello, I have dry cough, itchy throat and gagging cough. No sickness or aches or fever. Had the cough for 2 months now. Once in a while hoarse voice?
URI: Should be evaluated by physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Recent cold, fading. Now: chest discomfort-twinges, tightness, cold sensation. Congested (clear mucus)/productive coughing/itchy throat. Should I prepare for bronchitis? Confused because I’m not coughing that much, never had chest symptoms before.
I fear everyday about getting anaphalayxis few minutes after I eat throat gets tight an I get nervous anxiety? Never itchy hives or swelling?
Stricture: Imp to rule out peptic esophageal stricture (narrowing of a region of lower esophagus due to reflux=gerd).Gerd assoc with > 80% cases esoph stricture.30% gerd assoc with fatty foods, late night eating, & eating large meals/ large amt of food at one time-hence also bulimia. Stricture causes difficulty swallowing & chest pain. See your doctor or, ideally, a gasteoenterologist for evaluation & trt. ...Read more
I had watermelon juice on sat nite, fine. Ate a sliver of w/melon on sunday, itchy throat and hoarse voice for an hour. Is it allergy? Do I worry?
Itchy throat, hoarse: Yes, you should be careful and get this checked out. Hoarseness can mean your vocal cords are swelling. This is a very dangerous symptom of a systemic allergy, because if they swell too much, they can close off your airway. You need to be tested for watermelon allergy. If it's positive you'll need to avoid watermelon and carry epipen (epinephrine). ...Read more
Sex was protected& ejac in condom after pullout. Oraquick neg @5.5wk. Now (7wk) have scratchy/tight throat& 1 jawline lump. Should I be worry of hiv?
from my experience you did not get HIV and this set of symptoms you are describing are not HIV signs.
But, there are better tests than the antibody tests you are describing. There are HIV viral testing protocols that can close the window to 14 to 21 days from exposure. Please find a place where they are experts in this vital medical concern.
Congratulations on your safe sex practices. ...Read more
I've been sneezing up a storm lately, but no itchy eyes, hoarse throat etc. That'd suggest it's allergies.
Still likely: Allergies don't have to affect anything other than your nose, so it still could be allergies. Anything that irritates the lining of your nose, like pollen, pepper or even some new lipstick or makeup that you put on your upper lip could be doing this. I'm sure it's a nuisance but it's not dangerous. Noses like to clear themselves out especially if irritated, and that's often a good thing! ...Read more
5min protected sex. Oraquick test neg @6wk. Wk7 have throat little itchy/dry/tight/feels like somethin stuck&light sneeze no fever. Hiv related or no?
Probably fine: It sounds as if you wisely used a condom, and now are getting a cold. If you were a man having vaginal intercourse with a woman, your risk is low even if she is infected. Since you are clearly very worried (and I understand), ask your physician whether you can pay extra for a pcr test for the virus; you'll know for certain. ...Read more
Iv had a scratchy throat for about 3 weeks, not really a sore throat, tried penV and cefalexin...it didn't work and my voice gets hoarse at night. Its getting better but slowly.
Every 2ish yrs for the last 10, I have an allergic reaction to something, but the cause is never determined nor clear. Angioedema ruled out last time. Could this be something other than an allergy? Symptoms: tight throat, extreme hives, itchy tongue.
Urticaria/angioedema: Is what you described, not sure what did you mean when you mentioned that angioedema was ruled out! Those recurrent acute attacks warrant keeping injectable epinephrine handy as well as antihistamines to use in case you need them again. You need to be evaluated by an allergist/immunonlogist, or a dermatologist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more
Yellow sore in the back of my throat. My throats also feels very tight and I have a rash on my neck that is itchy any looks like a hickey?
Pictures?: I wouldn't be able to give you a diagnosis based on the information you gave. Quite unlikely to be related but might be good to chat with one of us to get more details and see some pictures. ...Read more
Drainage year round. No runny nose. Throat can be scratchy and singing gives hoarse-ish sound. Can often hack up a little colored sputum into the sink. Tips?
My wife has ra. And has been having intermittent cough, hoarseness. Had red, itchy eyes also. Also now a small lump side of throat.
Had a cough all day, but now chest is tight, itchy throat, and trouble breathing. I feel weak. Anxiety from being sick or something else?
Seek treatment: You should be evaluated. If you have a respiratory infection with difficulty breathing, it could get worse and you may benefit from a breathing treatment to open the airways in the chest. Sometimes a cold with bad cough can also trigger asthma, or "twitchy" airways and can make it hard to breathe. It could be anxiety, but that should be considered after these other possibilities. ...Read more
I have scratchy sinuses a sore tight throat head ache and fatigue. With a coagulated bloody mucus drip. Any suggestions?
See a Physician: You should go to doctor and get treated. ...Read more
Itchy face with slight redness and bumps. Runny nose and tight throat. Have I got hay fever. 27 years old and never had it before.
Possible: Please see your health care provider to assess and give correct diagnosis. Seek urgent health assessment if throat tightness persists or worsens. ...Read more
I have a burning throat with mucus, mild earache and a feeling of tightness in throat. It's allergy season but the itchy eyes/sneezes are gone now.
Viral?: This is most likely from a viral infection. If this problem persists >10 days or worsens, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more
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