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Tickle In The Throat Cough
Runny nose, headaches, cough for 2 months, bad allergies. Complains of tickle feeling in throat. Cough is worse at night. Worried? Cancer? Thanks!
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
Inhaled lysol by accident friday, scratchy tickle feeling in throat coughing bf called poison control they said take me to er, necessary!?...Help?
Go to ER: Whenever there is a problem breathing and especially after inhaling a chemical a trip to the er is a good idea. ...Read more
Post nasal drip: It could be several things. The most common are allergies and reflux. Both cause post-nasal drainage, which could lead to dry non-productive cough. That tickle often causes frequent throat clearing. Get checked by an ENT specialist who is best equipped to help with this problem. ...Read more
My throat was extremely dry 2 weeks ago. Now it is just a constant tickle in my throat and cough drops don't help. I can't sleep. What do I do?
Possible allergy: Typical allergy symptoms are sneezing, itching, congestion and clear nasal discharge. If a person is allergic to something in the house or in the bedroom such as dust mites, animal dander, etc, this could lead to the symptoms with post nasal drip and subsequent cough. An allergist can help identify the trigger so avoidance measures can be taken and less medication needed. ...Read more
I have a tickle in my throat sometimes cough until i almost throw up could this be acid reflux or linsinopril side effect?
Pain on right side of my Adams apple for about 14 days, hurts very bad to swallow, have a hard time eating food or drinking but managed to do it. Started as a tickle in my throat and cough also had been in right Jaw. I always feel like I have to clear m
Cough: need to see a dr as you may have a diverticula that is causing bathe problem. ...Read more
Symptoms : Tickle in throat cough, excessive phlegm. Excessive eye mucus & very red eyes. Lethargic & some headache. No fever. Nasal passages clear.
Allergies: seem the most likely cause . Most common are cat or dog hair, dust mites, mold, seasonal plants ,weeds or trees. Please check with an allergist near you since there are different allergies geographically. Get well. ...Read more
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
Tickle in throat: It can be one of many things: laryngopharyngeal reflux (stomach acid coming up to the voice box), post nasal drainage, dryness, a weakness of the superior laryngeal nerve (the nerve that gives sensation to the voice box; usually viral), or even wax in the ear canal (there is a tiny nerve, arnold's nerve, that gets irritated and triggers a cough via a tickle in the throat). See an otolaryngoloist ...Read more