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Can there be a quick remedy for itchy throat?

Can there be a quick remedy for itchy throat?

Itchy throat: Garggle woth salt and water, it will soothe it, if you have nasal congestion, a saline nasal spray also helps. ...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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I have a dry cough and itchy throat. Is there any remedy or cure to recover.?

I have a dry cough and itchy throat. Is there any remedy or cure to recover.?

Possibly: This may be allergy exacerbation. If you have no contraindications you can try an otc antihistamine to see if it helps. If not you should see your primary ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for itchy throat & nagging cough?

What is the best home remedy for itchy throat & nagging cough?

Find the cause: It all depends how long you have had those symptoms. If it has been more than a few days, that means it is not a cold, but rather maybe post nasal drip from nasal allergies, . Try over the counter antihistamines and saline nasal spray and consult an allergist if things persist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an itchy throat that also induces phlegm?

ANTIHISTAMIN//DECONG: Most of the time itchy throat and phlegm are due to allergy and antihistamines and decongestants may help the sumptoms. ...Read more

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I have an itchy throat between nose and mouth that has been persistent for about a week. Is there an easy remedy?

I have an itchy throat between nose and mouth that has been persistent for about a week. Is there an easy remedy?

Might be allergies: You can treat an itchy throat with warm salt water gargles and an over the counter antihistamine like loratadine. If you have allergies the Loratadine should help, and if it's just irritation the salt water will help. Make the salt water weak- not more than 1/2 tsp per cup of warm water. Stay away from airway irritants like smoke and see your doc if the symptoms don't resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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I have red spots on back of throat, itchy throat and ears, what is this and treatment?

I have red spots on back of throat, itchy throat and ears, what is this and treatment?

Might be an upper: Respiratory infection, cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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I have dry itchy throat near lungs area, and allergies to scents. I don't have any money for treatment or doctors. Over counter medication don't help?

I have dry itchy throat near lungs area, and allergies to scents. I don't have any money for treatment or doctors. Over counter medication don't help?

Mgt: I would advise hydration with non acidic fluids, such as water and warm tea with honey. An over the counter antihistamine may help. There are many over the counter allergy remedies. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for itchy throat when sneezing cause of allergies?

What are some home remedies for itchy throat when sneezing cause of allergies?

Antihistamine: Try some otc antihistamines since there is no good home remedies known yet. If this is related to eating certain foods/fruits, then avoidance would be the key. ...Read more

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What remedies do you suggest for an itchy throat?

What remedies do you suggest for an itchy throat?

Drinking fluids?: Good morning,
itchy throat is caused by irritation of the nerves of the throat which sends a signal to the brain that something is going on. It could be due to a local infection such as bacterial or viral infection, or due to inflammation from allergies or irritants. Postnasal drip coming out sinuses do have an irritant effect. Treating the cause, and drinking fluids, and using lozenges, can help. ...Read more

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Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Fresh Ginger: If you mean fresh ginger rather than "fresh finger, " yes it's fine to use while pregnant. I can't imagine the other would be very pleasant. ...Read more

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How can I get relief from an itchy throat?

How can I get relief from an itchy throat?

Antihistamines: Look at the labels for any antihistamine. This classification of medicines do precisely that: relief for itchy throats. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an itchy throat that won't go away?

Food allergy: Itching is a common symptom of allergies. Frequently, throat itching is associated with food allergy called oral allergy syndrome from eating fresh fruits or veggies that cross react with pollen. Environmental allergies can lead to itching throat. An allergist can assist in identifying the trigger and find a person relief. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry and itchy throat?

How to get rid of dry and itchy throat?

Dry itchy throat: Find out why. Is your bedroom low of humidity? Are you allergic to something. Perhaps you have a sick building syndrome at work or home. Perhaps someone could cleans you air ducts or an air filter would help. ...Read more

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What can cause an itchy throat and ears?

What can cause an itchy throat and ears?

Allergies: Allergies or early signs of a cold are the most likely explanations. ...Read more

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How to prevent itchy throat while I am asleep?

Itchy throat: An itchy throat in your sleep can be secondary to post nasal drip or acid reflux. You need to see your doctor to determine which it is and treat it accordingly. ...Read more

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Itchy throat and back hurt when I take deep breath?

Itchy throat and back hurt when I take deep breath?

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

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What could I take for an itchy throat while breastfeeding?

What could I take for an itchy throat while breastfeeding?

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

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How do you get rid of a persistent itchy throat and cough?

How do you get rid of a persistent itchy throat and cough?

Identify trigger: Coughing may be related to itching of the throat. While an antihistamine may decrease the itching, the best long term approach would be to see an allergist to perform testing to identify the trigger. ...Read more

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Why does just regular coca-cola help my itchy throat due to allergies?

Post-nasal drip?: Good morning,
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

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Itching Throat (Definition)

Uncomfortable sensation in pharynx. ...Read more