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Throat Spasm Cough
I received a diagnosis of stenosis of the C4. I have episodes of "trying to catch my breath". Is this related? How about throat spasm and cough?
I 've had a tickly upper throat cough with thick mucus production for 2 months. It sets off spasms of coughing that end with me vomiting the mucus up?
Sinusitis: With the symptoms that you describe i would be concerned that you have a bacterial sinus infection and would benefit from an antibiotic. A persistent cough could also be indicative of pertussis or whooping cough, but that doesn't usually involve a thick mucus like you are having. It may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a sore throat (very painful on one side, dry cough, spasms and intermittent fever). I feel OK but not 100%?
Give it time: Sounds like a painful, but typical upper respiratory tract infection which is self limited. Give it a little time to completely normalize and you should do well. ...Read more
Catching my breath, discomfort chest area, feel fainting, started dry cough and mucus on throat, anxious what could it be? Lower abdominal spasm
Respiratory illness: you may have a temporary respiratory infection please see your physician ...Read more
Throat itching: Greetings. The throat itching may be from an allergic reaction. Your airway is obviously stable and I'm assuming swallowing is normal. An antihistamine such as Claritin, Allegra or Zyrtec may help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will work fastest but may cause drowsiness. See your doctor. Testing for foods in your diet as well as anything new to your environment should be targeted for evaluation. Good Luck. ...Read more
Probably mucus : It usually means means you have mucus or phlegm in your respiratory passages. ...Read more
Virus infections: Nearly everyone gets viral infection(from the air) and that causes sore throat running nose and cough. It is unavoidable except to keep yourself healthy by sleeping 7-8 hours daily and eat lots of fruits and vegetable so that you get a good amount of Vitamin-C in your body daily. That may reduce the number of such episodes per year(one or two colds in a year is quite normal) ...Read more
Depends....: If it is from the airways, it may be a sign of acute bronchitis, an infection of the airways. It may have originated from your sinuses and be a result of post-nasal drip which may indicate a sinus infection. Your doctor can tell the difference by examining you and then will be able to treat the problem. ...Read more