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What can cause soar throat spitting blood wheezing need to clear throat constant, constant cough, tenderness to touch trouble swallowing for 8 months?

What can cause soar throat spitting blood wheezing need to clear throat constant, constant cough, tenderness to touch trouble swallowing for 8 months?

Mgt: You should be seen asap by your PCP and a pulmonary specialist. Cytologies and TB testing should be included when sampling airway secretions. ...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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Constant clearing of the throat? Nerves or illness?

Constant clearing of the throat? Nerves or illness?

Laryngitis: Swelling of the uvula, epiglottis or adenoids can lead to constant throat clearing. A trial of nasal steroid squirt will rule out a nervous condition. ...Read more

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My son constantly clears his throat what could be wrong?

My son constantly clears his throat what could be wrong?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities. Repetitive patterned events like throat clearing could be something as simple as a transient tic, that may arise after a simple URI where throat clearing was a natural response to drainage.These typically last a few months & fade. It could also be an early symptom of a quite variable problem called tourette syndrome.Discuss with kids dr the next time you go in. ...Read more

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Been a few years, constantly clearing throat. Prob not pnd because it's usually relieved when lying down. Worse w/ cold temps, indoors, exercise.?

Been a few years, constantly clearing throat. Prob not pnd because it's usually relieved when lying down. Worse w/ cold temps, indoors, exercise.?

Sometimes reflux: I wouldn't rule out PND just because you're better when laying down. Allergies, mild asthma, and reflux frequently cause these symptoms. It takes months of reflux treatment to see a difference. Would recommend seeing ent, getting a good exam after a thorough and specific history of the problem. ...Read more

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Constant clearing of the throat? Allergies or a habit?

Constant clearing of the throat?  Allergies or a habit?

Possibly: One clears the throat because of irritation. The question then becomes what is the irritation.Post nasal drip from allergies or sinus disease could be the cause. Heartburn can sometimes cause this as well. In some, throat clearing can become a habit. ...Read more