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The back of my throat is dry and raspy i woke up last night coughing because my throat is so dry ... What is wrong?

The back of my throat is dry and raspy i woke up last night coughing because my throat is so dry ... What is wrong?

Dry throat: It sounds like you are simply low on fluid. Probably not to the point of dehydration, but down enough that your throat is dry. Dry throat can cause cough, sore throat and can put you at risk for infection. Increase your fluid intake...Drink more water. ...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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My mouth is always dry and lip have a burning sensation back of my throat feel dry and sometimes hurt?

My mouth is always dry and lip have a burning sensation back of my throat feel dry and sometimes hurt?

See your doctor to : make sure that your medications, eyedrops, or any medical disease or condition may not be causing this. Sometimes antihistamines, autoimmune conditions, antidepressants, can cause the mucous membranes in the mouth and throat to feel try. So this needs to be looked into further. Usually an easy solution. May need to change your medication. Or treat your condition differently. ...Read more

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I have a lot of green mucus at the back of my throat along with a dry sore throat. How do I make it go away?

I have a lot of green mucus at the back of my throat along with a dry sore throat. How do I make it go away?

Uri: Mucous production is a sign of inflammation representing allergy or cold in form of respiratory infection. If there is no fever generally supportive care with fluids, anti inflammatory meds as necessary, good nutrition and sometimes antihistamines and it will run its course. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?

I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?

Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read more

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It feels like I have something stuck in the back left of my throat. The area feels dry. I also have extreme acid reflux. What is this?

It feels like I have something stuck in the back left of my throat. The area feels dry. I also have extreme acid reflux. What is this?

Severe GERD: Can be associated with a laringitis and a pharyngitis. Most probably you wake up at night during sleep with coughing and acid taste at your mouth. Avoid food like tomatoes or tomato sauce, acid fruits and juices, coffee, sodas, chocolate, alcohol, spicy and fatty food, broccoli etc. Avoid eating late a night specially large meals, try 6 smaller meals a day, loose weight, avoid tight cloths. ...Read more

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The back of my throat is raw/ bloody, feels dry and scratchy. Advil (ibuprofen) has helped pain, but i was to start taking lisinopril 10mg. For bp. Is this ok?

The back of my throat is raw/ bloody, feels dry and scratchy. Advil (ibuprofen) has helped pain, but i was to start taking lisinopril 10mg. For bp. Is this ok?

Lisinopril with URI: You can take Lisinopril can be taken with antibiotics, if you need to take them, as it has no interactions with them. Advil (ibuprofen) can be taken with lisinopril. If you develop green, yellow or blood tinged sputum, call you doctor to discuss if you need antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Help! there's white substance on back of tongue and i'm having sore throat symptoms?

Help! there's white substance on back of tongue and i'm having sore throat symptoms?

This could be a: Viral infection, strep throat, yeast etc. Med eval would help to differentiate. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm >. ...Read more

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Most strep throat symptoms are gone so cna i go back to work?

Most strep throat symptoms are gone so cna i go back to work?

Yes: Once you feel fine and the symptoms are almost resolved, you can go back to work. Glad to hear you are feeling better. ...Read more

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