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Tickle In Throat Causes
Tickle/itchy throat causing slight dry cough several times a day. No cough at night on and off for 2 weeks. Worse when I think about it. Help!
Extremely extremely bad tickle in my throat cause very horrible coughing could barely catch my breath. Even with water. Is this bronchospasm?
Incredibly irritating tickly throat, causing short violent coughing fits. Phlegm only seems to be a problem at night/first thing in morning.
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
Right after my flu went away I developed a tickle in my throat which causes me to cough. Its been 3 weeks and it has not gone away. Is this normal?
You could have a:
Little residual post nasal drip. Neti pots can
help. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in A.M. ...Read more
I have a tickle in my throat that causes me to cough. It's very dry and been about a week, worse at night. Occasional ear pain. What could this be?
Post nasal drip: Have your doctor call in a nasal steroid spray and use it once or twice a day. It will take about 3 to 5 days to resolve. Try delsym cough syrup at night to help with the night cough. If this does not work, try reflux meds like Pepcid ac or zantac after a few days. Hope this helps! ...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?
Might be the BP med: Lisinopril sometimes causes a persistent non productive dough. Ask your doctor to look into this. ...Read more
Been having right shoulder and neck pain along with a tickle deep in my throat causing a dry cough. Bending over I can feel a pulse in my neck & head?
Uncertain could be: Uncertain where it comes from. Consider neck evaluation to see if there is nerve compression. The throat irritation could be vagus nerve compression. The pulse could be from the neck to the inner ear. You will need an evaluation, history and physical, studies of the neck and the brain depending on what your evaluation shows. There may be a simple solution but will depend on you data. ...Read more
Consider Papaya: Mild tickle in throat is often related to mild irritation from environmental allergens/irritants. When pain is not severe, consider trying papaya enzyme tablets. They are safe, natural and many of my patients relate symptomatic improvement in throat symptoms. If pain is progressive, persistent or associated with systemic symptoms such as fever, consider seeing your health care provider. ...Read more
It's possible: Food allergies can lead to throat itching and swelling that may feel like a lump within minutes to hours after ingesting a food a person is allergic to. Other possibilities are post nasal drip from environmental allergies or possibly from sinus infection drainage. If symptoms improve with antihistamine that is suggestive of allergy. If persists or worsens, a doctor can help sort it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause funny tickling feeling in mouth and throat intermittently for a long time, when it happens it sort of gags me?
I started off having trouble swallowing and feeling slight throat discomfort, now I all have is postnasal drip and a tickle in throat. Why symptoms?
Pharyngitis: Can be just viral, start salt water gargles, saline nasal washes and pain killers as needed, if no improvement in one or two days see your doctor for possible Rx medicine, good luck ...Read more
Can chronic neck tension cause tingling sensations in throat (while moving head or laughing, etc...)?
Not likely: Tingling or itchy sensation in your throat this time of year is likely ragweed allergy. Chronic neck tension is more likely to cause neck, shoulder, back pain, and maybe headache. It could change your voice if tensing all of the muscles in the area. Try an otc antihistamine like allegra, (fexofenadine) some ibuprofen, and relax. ...Read more