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Tickle In Throat When Breathing
Smoker 6yrs. 2dys tingling senation in upper right chest started. Is random.1st day air felt cold breathing in a few times. Right side throat /neck also?
In a nutshell: 'stop smoking', irrelevant of what you have, those are very nonspecific symptoms, but a good chance to stop smoking to avoid the future health hazards of continuing, good luck ...Read more
Front shlder pain for 6 mnths. Spreads to side neck + upper chest, laughing + breathing in heavy hurts, tingling down arm, burning pain at night?
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 more
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
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
Really raging tickle in throat on/off 4 15yr this makes me feel sick and retch sometimes accompanied by strange smell in nose. Nose continually blockd?
Could be seallergies: Your symptoms seems to be very much as " seasonal allergic rhinitis" or inflammation of sinus due to exposure to spring pollen! depends on your local area - pollen saturation in the air is high between february to july! You may try otc antihistamine as Allegra, nasal saline rinses to " flush nasal passages "! if more symptoms persists you may see your doc to prescribe more effective medication. ...Read more
Persistent dry cough. Tickle in throat/chest. 26 year old male non smoker. What are chances of lung cancer?
I can't stop coughing have also runny nose and I'm stopped up of morning now have tickle in throat won't stop dry cough?
Antihistamine: Try OTC Antihistamine like Loratadine etc and keep an eye on the color of secretions if these turn to dark yellow or green you will need Antibiotics. Also try Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM for further symptomatic relief especially if difficulty with bringing up the sputum or significant cough. ...Read more
I get post nasal drip maybe once a year. Why does a tickle in throat make me want to cough to relieve tickle? I also feel tickle in ear before cough.
Tickle in throat and cough not very productive. No other symptoms. Treat for allergies with Zyrtec or just guaifenesin for cough? Meds approved by ob
Chest cold/allergy?: Either or both are OK, but if the cough is not productive of yellow or green mucus, you are probably fine just using Zyrtec. It is always best to minimize pharmacologic medications during pregnancy, but getting proper rest is also important, so use these with some discretion. ...Read more
I had 2 chest x-ray days apart and blood test x-rays are clear they listen sound clear they found nothing I have tickle in throat with little cough?
Question?: I presume you are asking for a diagnosis of the cause of tickle and cough. The chest X-rays & exam of the lungs are normal, as expected, since the problem is likely in your throat. Did anyone check a throat swab? Have you tried warm salt/sugar water gargles? If symptoms persist, see an ENT, but most of the time, it's viral or allergic causes that lead to these symptoms & it goes away on its own. ...Read more
Diagnosed with pharyngitis 11 days ago. Fever is gone. Still have heavy cough with colored mucus, tickle in throat, shortness of breath and wheezing?
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 ›
If ear infection: Ees (erythromycin ethyl succinate) is a type of erythromycin, which is an antibiotic pill. It is good for 'atypical' bacteria of the ear and respiratory system. It is sometimes appropriate in persons who have failed prior treatment or who are at risk for atypicals. You should only take this on a physician's advice. ...Read more
I dusted, vaccumed, used vapor rub, cleaned nose took bath still smell dust, tickle in throat, eyes itch, chest hurts, face itches, inner ears itch.?
Allergies: This sounds like you have some allergies. Dust in homes can be tainted with lead dust, cockroach dander, pet dander, cigarrette smoke, among other toxins and allergic offenders. You need a whopping dose of antihistamine now, say 10 mg cetirizine by mouth. I am worried a little about your chest pain, especially if you have asthma. Do you have an albuterol inhaler at home with spacer? ...Read more
Is it possible for your throat to spasm and cut off your breathing? If so how common is this and what's the cause?
Possible, uncommon: You are describing what may be construed as laryngospasm. Your vocal cords can paradoxically adduct (close) and cause an abrupt shortness of breath. This can be related to many issues such as postnasal drip, acid reflux, paradoxical vocal cord motion disorders, and other causes. You need to see an ENT for detailed history, exam and videostroboscopy (special exam of vocal cords). ...Read more
At the bottom of my throat it feels like it's closing has been for a week now, not affecting my breathing but it scares me. Please help me.?
LPR: Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat, feeling of the throat closing, post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. Many studies show it responds best to proton pump inhibitor Rx. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more
Becoming short of breath while walking or exerting yourself should never be ignored. Please be evaluated as soon as possible, preferably in an emergency department. ...Read more
I have a tickling throat that makes me cough. This happens every night so what I can do about it?
Hi, Yesterday I took a pill, and started getting a feeling that it's stuck in my throat. Could it be there? Could it stuck in breathing system?
Very unlikely: Swallowing Large pills or patients with a dry throat can have that sensation. If you can talk and breathe normally it is proof that the pill is not stuck. Drink plenty of water and eat some food: symptoms should disappear shortly. If it does not call your PCP or ENT for an evaluation. ...Read more
Have constant mucus at the back of my throat and also have tickling feeling since 2 weeks. There is also pain in the middle of my neck. Is it serious?
No: Probably upper respiratoy--get otc decongestant.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lately when. I'm going to bed. I've noticed. A thick. White. Sputum that collects at the back of my throat. Wakes me. Cuz I stop breathing. (brefly).
Post nasal drip:
The nose normally produces mucus, which traps substances like dust, pollen, pollution, and germs such as bacteria and viruses. Mucus flows from the front of the nose and drains down the back of the throat.
When mucus production is excessive, it can flow from the front, as a runny nose, or become noticeable from the back, as post-nasal drip. ...Read more
Hi there, my son (aged 9 months) is currently suffering a throat problem - his breathing is very wheezy, wondering if anyone could give me some advice?
Needs to see doctor: Sounds more than throat infection. Things to notice, does he have any fever? Is he coughing with wheezing too? How is he feeding and sleeping? Is the wheezing more at night? All these questions can be answered but a doctor has to listen to his chest to appreciate wheezing. Bacterial infection of throat is not common this young age but still needs to be checked out. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Immediate: ER or UC clinic evaluation. Have your parents take you directly. ...Read more