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My throat feels dry/scratchy in the front, and my epiglottis has become visible in my throat. Is this dangerous? No difficulty swallowing/breathing

My throat feels dry/scratchy in the front, and my epiglottis has become visible in my throat. Is this dangerous? No difficulty swallowing/breathing

Sore throat: This may be a form of infection, possibly viral. What you are seeing is probably your "uvula" which hangs down in back of you throat. You would not see the epiglottis which is further down the throat. Have your PCP take a look at it. ...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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Clear bubbles-like spots all over back of throat and feels scratchy/dry. Ideas?

Clear bubbles-like spots all over back of throat and feels scratchy/dry. Ideas?

ENT: Looks like you are having 'vesicular' lesions in the throat. I would suggest you to please consult ENT doctor for a thorough exam and to discuss treatment options. ...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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Why does my throat only get dry and scratchy at night?

Why does my throat only get dry and scratchy at night?

Dry throat: One of the more common causes of dry throat at nighttime is from mouth breathing. You might not even be aware that you breath through your mouth at night. If you snore, this can sometimes be a clue. There are several devices that can help with keeping your mouth closed. The scratchiness is likely directly secondary to being dry. The mouth really needs to be moist. Stay hydrated, too. ...Read more

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What is making me have a dry scratchy throat?

Dry throat: Post nasal drip and nasal congestion can give you a dry itchy throat. Any medications that you take that dries your mouth also can add to your symptoms. ...Read more

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I am coughing nonstop for a week now even with cough syrup given to me. Throat feels very dry, itchy. ?

I  am coughing nonstop for a week now even with  cough syrup given to me. Throat feels very dry, itchy. ?

Strep throat: or chronic allergies could cause this cough. However, there are lots of variables eg, occupation, smoking tobacco, enviroment etc. Some medications can cause cough as well. Please consult your physician for a thorough history, exam and basic tests, ie, chest xray, throat swab, and blood tests. Get well. ...Read more

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Dry itchy throat, what should I take for that?

Dry itchy throat, what should I take for that?

Lozenges: There are plenty of throat lozenges and cough drops that can help. Other people like salt water gargles or tea with honey. If it's caused by allergies, an antihistamine can be useful. ...Read more

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What can I do to get relief from dry and itchy throat?

What can I do to get relief from dry and itchy throat?

Saline: Your symptoms can be secondary to a cold or post nasal drip. Either way, a saline nasal spray should improve it. Also if you have allregies, treating them should help. ...Read more

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How long does very dry throat that has lots of pheglms, itchy and painful to recover.

How long does very dry throat that has lots of pheglms, itchy and painful to recover.

Throat: Hard to answer from the details. Did you have a cold, a throat infection, acid reflux or allergies? Make sure you hydrate and use a salt water gargle ...Read more