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Doctor insights on: Sore Throat From Coughing

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
3,448 doctors shared insights

Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Throat/neck pain for 4 weeks. When moving head sometimes feel like something's there coughing but no itchy /sore throat or relief from cough?

Throat/neck pain for 4 weeks. When moving head sometimes feel like something's there  coughing but no itchy /sore throat  or relief from cough?

Need to look inside: I was surprised to learn that bony spurs from disk in neck cause difficulty swallowing---then i learned about different throat compartment presenting similarly from tonsils to vertebra---need exam, ask your doctor--if fever or swallow problem get serious. ...Read more

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Sore throat, drainage from nose, persistent cough?

Sore throat, drainage from nose, persistent cough?

Perhaps allergies?: If you have had this issue that is linked to a particular season or exposure to a location, like a friend's place where there is a cat, you could be suffering from allergies. Smoking can also cause similar symptoms. A physical exam would be very helpful in determining the problem. You could try using over the counter antihistamines like loratidine to see if that lessens your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and it whistles and cough?

I have a sore throat and it whistles and cough?

Possibly...: The cough and whistling may be from bronchospasm. There are many different causes of bronchospasm including upper airway infection, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. Any of these can cause a sore throat. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Sore throat for 5 days and now cough?

Uri?: Sore throat and cough are symptoms of lots of different ailments. More information is likely needed to make a diagnosis. Could be post nasal drip, acid reflux, common cold, flu, or other illness. See a doctor for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I cure a sore throat and cough?

How do I cure a sore throat and cough?

No cure: Sore throat and cough are symptoms of wide range of diseases, most common being throat infection (pharyngitis). Some drugs, asthma, heart burn, lung cancer, allergic rhintis etc can cause those symptoms. So we have to treat the underlying problem and the symptoms will automatically go away or get better. So talk to your doctor for the evaluation of the underlying problem. ...Read more

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How can I cure a sore throat and cough?

How can I cure a sore throat and cough?

Cough and soreness: If your sore throat and cough has been present with fever for more than 2 to 3 days, see your doctor. Your can try throat lozenges and cough droops for the cough. To help break up the cough plain cough medication without cough suppressants should help. Drink lots of fluids and consider tea with honey to sooth your throat. ...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


Dr. William Culviner
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more