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Tickle In The Back Of Throat
Ace inhibitors: this could be a sign of an oncoming cold or something like a side effect of any "ace inhibitors" you may be taking for blood pressure or diabetes. ACE Inhibitors generic names end in "pril" It could be something more serious and you should see your doctor and be examined. If you do take an ACE Inhibitor be sure to have your doctor discontinue it so that he can start a different medicine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had a strong tickle in the back of my throat for two monthsi feel the tickle when breathing it sometimes talking causes tickle what could it be?
Reflux?: Laryngopharyngeal reflux, or extraesophageal reflux often involves a sense of a something being caught in the throat. There can also be some throat-clearing, hoarseness, nighttime cough, sore throat, or bad taste in the mouth. Consider seeing an ENT for an evaluation. In the meantime put a brick or phone book under your headboard and avoid eating for 2-3 hours before bedtime. ...Read more
There's a tickle in the back of my throat causing a cough due to post nasal drip. I'm taking Singulair & Dymista. I'm still coughing, help.
Why do I keep getting woken up at night with a tickle at the back of my throat which makes me feel like i can't breathe very well?
I had tonsillitis about a week ago. But I gargle salt water and got rid of it. But now I feel a tickle at the back of my throat. Could I have it again?
Yes: Morgan - you can get a throat infection more than once, even if you were treated with antibiotics. Most throat infections are viral and can take several days to go away. For bacterial sore throat infections (pharyngitis), antibiotics are very effective but you can get reinfected from a family member or even from using a toothbrush that you used while you were sick. ...Read more
I get constant tickles in the back of my throat, then start coughing violently and eventually I start to vomit.
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, 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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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