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I was wondering what does it mean when your throat itches?

I was wondering what does it mean when your throat itches?

Usually allergies: This can usually be allergies, However, you will need to have thie examined by a doctor since there could be a lesion or something that is causing this. Having a throat that itches at the age of 37, and if this has never happened to you makes me want to tell y ou to have this checked. ...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'm worried because my throat itches today, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my throat itches today, what do you suggest?

Remedies: Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced organic ginger. Steep for at least five minutes in a covered pot. Add 2 to 3 tbs of honey ; sip. ...Read more

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When I cough my throat itches what can it be?

When I cough my throat itches what can it be?

Irritation: Throat itching from an acute episode of a URI is very typical either from pharyngitis or irritant to the upper resp tract pathways. If your condition last more than 1 month, then consider seeking medical help. ...Read more

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My throat itches and I'm feeling weak. What's my best course of action?

My throat itches and I'm feeling weak. What's my best course of action?

How long: If this is just a day or two may not be much. If this on gone on for long you should be checked for mono or strep. If continues get checked more much more serious problems. ...Read more

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My throat itches when I eat fruit? Is this normal?

My throat itches when I eat fruit? Is this normal?

Not normal-Allergies: This is not normal. This could be part of oral allergy syndrome. You could have environmental allergies that cross react with the fruits you are eating. Recommend you check your allergies and once you know what you are allergic you can see which fruits will cause this. ...Read more

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I can't breathe at night and my throat itches like crazy, please help?

I can't breathe at night and my throat itches like crazy, please help?

P.M. breathing prob.: Dust mite allergy could be a cause of your symptoms. See your pcp for a blood rast test or an allergist for skin testing. ...Read more

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It hurts when I swollow. I have no scenes of taste or smell. Now my throat itches. What could cause these symptoms?

Allergy/infection: Throat itching almost always allergy-foods or inhalants. What changed recently? Ie diet, get a cat? Anosmia (loss of smell) usually causes dysgeusia (no taste) =allergy or infection. See an ENT who does allergy, or an allergist who will also do a sinus scan. Sore throat likely due to mouth breathing, snoring due to the above. ...Read more

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Why do your throat itches all the time especially when you sneeze?

Why do your throat itches all the time especially when you sneeze?

Sneeze: Sounds like you may have allergies and you are around something that is causing the allergies. Consider seeing an allergist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have sinus and when the weather changes from hot to cold the back of my throat itches. Why and any solutions?

Allergies?: You are describing a seasonal change that causes mainly throat irritation from your report. This could be seasonal allergy irritation of the throat, but could also be due to the change in temperature. The itchiness would probably respond to an otc allergy medication. For more information, you need to see md and give more details on symptoms. An exam and possibly allergy testing would be indicated. ...Read more

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Throat itches/burns, and hurts to swallow, accompanied by a non-productive cough, body aches, fatigue. Temperature is only in the 99's?

Throat itches/burns, and hurts to swallow, accompanied by a non-productive cough, body aches, fatigue. Temperature is only in the 99's?

Probable flu: Symptoms
you describe appear to be viral. Cannot totally rule out a bacterial cause. Common cold usually does not cause extensive aches/pains. You might find that your temperature goes higher at night. The best thing to do is stay away from others to keep them well, gargle with regular Listerine, use Lozenge with benzocaine, take vitamin C and OTC cough medicine. Not improved in 2 days see MD. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my throat itches if I have the flu?

What does it mean if my throat itches if I have the flu?

Could be part of flu: Could be just a sign of the infection that you have, treat it with a spray or other OTC medicines. Could also be a developing infection... watch for strept throat or other bacterial infections that could be a secondary process. ...Read more

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When I eat hazelnuts the back of my throat itches or swells up a bit that all. Any home treatments?

When I eat hazelnuts the back of my throat itches or swells up a bit that all. Any home treatments?

Don't eat them: You might have oral allergy syndrome. This occurs when allergens in some raw fruits, vegetables & tree nuts resemble allergens in pollen - generally birch tree & ragweed. The resemblance and the consequent symptoms of itchy mouth & throat tickle disappear with sufficient heating of the food. Neither home nor medical cures work. See an allergist to help sort this out from true hazelnut allergy. ...Read more

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My throat itches all the time for about a year it's not in my lungs just my throat the itching make me cough and gag. Gives me headaches from coughing?

My throat itches all the time for about a year it's not in my lungs just my throat the itching make me cough and gag. Gives me headaches from coughing?

Itchy throat: You may have an allergic condition and your itch throat may be due a post nasal drip caused by your allergy. Try taking an antihistamine like claritin or allegra at bed time for relief ...Read more

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My eyes, nose and throat itches. Help what can I do?

My eyes, nose and throat itches. Help what can I do?

Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more

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Itching Throat (Definition)

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