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Tickle In Back Of Throat Cough
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
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
My coughing is back something is tickling my throat in the back causing me to cough I am taking claritan but I don't thinwonders something else ASAP?
Phlegm in back of throat sometimes it feels like something tickling in my throat and sometimes it makes me cough and doesn't go away slight heaache?
Throat problems: Your problems sound as if you need to see a ENT physician. You need to have your throat, lower esophagus, vocal cords and sinuses evaluated to see if a cause for your symptoms can be found and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
Have a pain under my left shoulder blade that hurts when i cough or clear throat.the pain radiates down arm with little finger tingling?
Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Why do I have chronic back pain in my spine neck shoulders tingling and twitching of my toe on my left side and it hurts when i cough?
Back ; Neck?: Sounds like you have both neck problems that may be contributing to your shoulders and back problems causing your toes to tingle. Recommend seeing a spine specialist to evaluate these options further. ...Read more
? reflux: If this only happens every night when you lay down to go to bed - this sound like it is most likely being caused by gastroesophageal reflux. Would probably be helped most by seeing an ENT doc to look down your throat to see - and if the appearance of your vocal corsds confirms this possibility, then seeing a gastoenterologist for complete work-up and treatment. ...Read more
My throat has been bothering me for a couple days. There is no pain, just tickling when i clear my throat, a cough and a scratchy voice. Any ideas?
I have been coughing brown mucus as well as tingling sensation in my chest and throat when i breathe. My cough hurts as well. Is there anything wrong?
See a doctor: Yes, it sounds like you have a respiratory infection. Given the brown mucus and effects on breathing, it is recommended you follow-up with your physician for further assessment. ...Read more
I got a 101 fever about 2 weeks ago. That went away after a day but now I have had a dry/slightly phlegmy cough and tingling in my throat ever since.
Not sure what your: question is, but it sounds like you should see your doctor to be examined and diagnosed, so that you can be treated properly and get better. ...Read more
I've had a bad cough for about 2 weeks now the cough has improved but now i get a painful burning/tingling itch in my throat that causes me to gag/cry?
Getting tingling sensation in throat more on left side causing cough and throw up after every meal . Constantly clearing throat . Please advice?
It's been a week , I have a sore throat on off , and little dry and irritation ... Sometime cough at night with sudden tingling ... Kindly advice ?
Dr. can check throat: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
I have milk layer in mouth, body pain , stiff neck , some times tingling feeling in body, no fever or cough for almost 1 month . Any suggestions ?
Does not sound good: The "milk layer" in your mouth suggests thrush (fungus) and this is not a good sign in adult unless specific cause is known such as recent antibiotic and/or steroid/inhaler use etc.. Immunosuppressive state such as HIV is a cause of concern. Since you have symptoms for about 1 month now, it is time to consult doc to find out what is causing your trouble. Good luck. ...Read more
Think I have laryngitis w / trouble breathing and swallowing. Hoarse voice,cough,dry mouth,fatigue,tickle in back of throat for about a week. ?
Possible Strep: See your internist or ENT physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a cough from a cold , & since I woke up I haven't stopped coughing. there's a constant tickle in the back of my throat. could this be serious?
Doctor can check: A person who cannot stop coughing needs to be evaluated and treated, by her doctor. Coughing should not be nonstop. Her doctor can examine her to see if there is something wrong in her throat, such as an unusual swelling. Her doctor can check the lungs to see if there is bronchospasm (which can be helped by inhalers), or any croupy barky symptoms. ...Read more
Had a cold a month ago now I'm left with a tickle in my throat that causes me to cough aggressively daily. It Stopped for a week and came back.Why?
Ongoing drainage: If your sinuses are draining and you are swallowing or aspirating into the lungs you will cough. See your doctor to determine if your proper diagnosis and if you need prescription treatment. If you have already been treated for strep you may have a secondary viral infection or gotten reinfected. See your doctor and feel better soon. ...Read more
What is a remedy for a sneeze that turns into a cough this is always followed by an annoying tickle and cough from the back of my throat?
Possible allergy: Typical allergy symptoms are itching, sneezing, post nasal drainage with cough and nasal congestion. If an antihistamine helps, this would support the idea that an allergy is present. An allergist can assist in identifying what the allergy is and provide additional treatment options if necessary. ...Read more
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