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There's this tickling feeling in the back of my throat and I constantly cough! How to cure this?

There's this tickling feeling in the back of my throat and I constantly cough! How to cure this?

Antihistamines: The most common reason for having a throat tickle is allergy. You may or may not have runny/itchy eyes & nose with sneezing; but it is worth a try. Daily, non-sedating claritin, (loratadine) zyrtec, or Allegra should do the trick. This may be a seasonal thing, or may be year round. If it is more of a constant thing, then switch your daily antihistamine every 2-3 months to maintain the effect. ...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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What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

Hello.: Hello. A foriegn body (including food) which is trapped in the airway and makes breathing difficult is a partial airway obstruction. A foriegn body that completely prevents breathing is a complete airway obstruction. I don't know what you are describing. But if you have swelling of your lips and face with difficulty breathing this could be a major allergice reaction. If that is the case - call 911 immediately. ...Read more

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I feel cold in chest/back/head and tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all the sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

I feel cold in chest/back/head and tingling feeling in neck/shoulder. Sometime feel hot all the sudden. No thyroid issue. What could be the cause?

Need for examination: Your symptoms warrant a more detailed history, physical examination and may be lab or imaging studies. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without an investigation. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am feeling stretch round the right neck, right side of fore head since two months. It goes sometimes but comes back. Tingling ii head near right ear.?

I am feeling stretch round the right neck, right side of fore head since two months. It goes sometimes but comes back. Tingling ii head near right ear.?

Need evaluation: this could be due to the muscles around the neck and perhaps comes from a neck problem. You need to see your physician and clarify that or was there something else that may be having the same symptoms. Pinching a nerve could've also cause some of these symptoms that's what needs to be evaluated ...Read more

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I have intense tingling/electrifying feeling on upper back, neck, my face it feels like a million ants running or pricking me. I've had it for months?

I have intense tingling/electrifying feeling on upper back, neck, my face it feels like a million ants running or pricking me. I've had it for months?

You need evaluation: Your description raises concern of problems in the posterior columns of the spinal cord (? Lhermitte's phenomenon), which can be associated with multiple sclerosis, pernicious anemia, or spinal column problems. See a neurologist, and get answers asap. It needs to be diagnosed and managed. ...Read more

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How does a nerve get pinched in the neck? I have no pulse in the arm when up high? Takes forever to get the feeling back so much numbness and tingling

How does a nerve get pinched in the neck? I have no pulse in the arm when up high? Takes forever to get the feeling back so much numbness and tingling

Blockage by Rib: When your pulse is lost when you raise your arm it may mean the you have impingement of the artery and nerves between the collarbone and the 1st rib. THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME. Get check by your physician. It is not a life threatening problem and can be treated. ...Read more

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What would cause tingling, a shaky feeling in the upper body, as well as neck and back pain?

What would cause tingling, a shaky feeling in the upper body, as well as neck and back pain?

Nerve compression: Most likely you have disc space narrowing in your cervical thoracic spine. Which can compress the nerves to cause these symptoms. I
Millions of Americans suffer from these annoying symptoms, for which a proper diagnosis is essential. Your primary doctor or Neurologist can order MRI of spine and brain to document this. In most cases, a regimen of physical therapy would be extremely helpful. ...Read more

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Why do I get a tingling feeling/sound on the back of my neck when I'm hungry? It sounds much like rainsticks and it disappears when I eat something.

Why do I get a tingling feeling/sound on the back of my neck when I'm hungry? It sounds much like rainsticks and it disappears when I eat something.

Probably OK: People reacts differently to hypoglycemia and this might be how your body warns you of progressing hypoglycemia. If it goes away with eating, I wouldn't worry about it. If it is becoming more consistent and not relating to hunger and not improved with eating anymore, I would have it checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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Could there be a cause for lower /neck back tickle (not tingling) feeling? It is painless.

Could there be a cause for lower /neck back tickle (not tingling) feeling? It is painless.

Usually: Usually caused by minor skin irritation. Could be from particular shirt collar, necklace, bag strap, ingrown hair, fungal infection to name just a few. Sometimes ensuring that the skin is adequately hydrated is enough to relieve the tickle. ...Read more

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I have severe back and chest pain along with neck pain and a weird tingling feeling on my neck/back of head. I have spondylosis but I'm only 22 and this pain is so severe it ruins my life. Had MRIs and xrays and didn't find any real cause.?

I have severe back and chest pain along with neck pain and a weird tingling feeling on my neck/back of head. I have spondylosis but I'm only 22 and this pain is so severe it ruins my life. Had MRIs and xrays and didn't find any real cause.?

Chronic pain: Sometimes it's not easy to diagnose the cause. You may think it's one thing and it could be another. MRI can't pick up nerve damage, vitamin deficiencies, genetic issues, etc. If after a very thorough assessment if nothing comes up than consideration may be given to things like CRPS or fibro. ...Read more

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Have bad health anxiety. Last month dizzy, mild blur vision, shaking feeling legs/hands tingling & pains in legs, neck lower back. Worried is serious?

Have bad health anxiety. Last month dizzy, mild blur vision, shaking feeling legs/hands tingling & pains in legs, neck lower back. Worried is serious?

Anxiety: Commend yourself for awareness of your “bad health anxiety” and various symptoms of anxiety.
This is not serious if these symptoms have not severely affected your work life, relationships and personal interests
Anxiety is treatable with very good results.
Become Captain over your Anxiety, not VICTIM.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication.
Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation ...Read more

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What would cause funny tickling feeling in mouth and throat intermittently for a long time, when it happens it sort of gags me?

What would cause funny tickling feeling in mouth and throat intermittently for a long time, when it happens it sort of gags me?

Need more details: Your history is not enough to make a diagnosis. It could be almost anything including dental disease, gum disease, thrush, allergies, cold sores. Wr need more information. ...Read more

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Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?

Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?

It could a heart-: -related so best 2 C Ur PCP or internist & have this ruled out. That's the major thing it could B. It all is ok, C an orthopedic surgeon 4 a hands on eval & imaging. ...Read more

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What can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

What can cause: numb and tingling extremities + feeling like a lump in your throat + tingling in the head?

Anxiety: These symptoms are characteristic of an acute anxiety reaction or hyperventilation syndrome. The symptoms are caused by blowing off too much carbon dioxide and can be reversed by rebreathing the exhaled air from a paper bag which replenishes some of the carbon dioxide. If you're experiencing these reactions often, stress management therapy would be helpful. ...Read more

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I am feeling a very mild pain more like a tingling in my left ear and beneath the ear and left side of throat and left jaw line for past 2 days.

I am feeling a very mild pain more like a tingling in my left ear and beneath the ear and left side of throat and left jaw line for past 2 days.

More info needed: I wonder if there may have been any prior trauma or injury in the area involved. Also dental pain or prior dental work may have irritated the facial nerve. If the pain persists, I recommend evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

Infection or: Infection like pneumonia, strep throat; but be sure not the heart so go to e.r for labs, chest X-ray, especially if taking birth control, shortness of breath, could mean pulmonary emboli [blood clot to lung] and if a smoker worse ...Read more

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I am experiencing a big lump in the upper part of my mouth on the side along with a lump feeling in my throat also a tingling feel in the face all on the same side?

I am experiencing a big lump in the upper part of my mouth on the side along with a lump feeling in my throat also a tingling feel in the face all on the same side?

Lump: Any pain, bleeding, or as in your case swelling should be evaluated. Important that you see your Dentist immediately. Most likely cause would be spreading infection, but there are many other possibilities. ...Read more

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Left face, left forearm, left hand, and on top of foot and sciatica on left leg. All tingling. Also feeling if something stuck in throat and chest.?

Left face, left forearm, left hand, and on top of foot and sciatica on left leg. All tingling. Also feeling if something stuck in throat and chest.?

Be seen: I would sure be seen. There are some benign conditions that can be associated with what you are describing, but others that are quite serious. I would see you primary care doctor and get a good checkup, if everything looks ok there I would ask for referral to a neurologist. ...Read more

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I keep getting added symptoms. Started with throat swelling weakness fatigue. Now feeling tingling in toes and fringers and in legs. I have a history of guillian barre. I have had very small relapses since more muscle aches weakness than anythijg. Is it p

I keep getting added symptoms. Started with throat swelling weakness fatigue. Now feeling tingling in toes and fringers and in legs. I have a history of guillian barre. I have had very small relapses since more muscle aches weakness than anythijg. Is it p

Relapse: Guillain barre can relapse but other conditions are more likely to do so. Sounds like you are having a relapse of something. You need another exam, probably and emg/nerve conduction study, blood tests and possibly a spinal tap. ...Read more