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What Could Be The Cause For Frequent Throat Congestion And Irritation
Nasal congestion, severe sore throat at night. But only slight throat irritation during the day. Could it be post nasal drip?
Post nasal drip: Post-nasal drip often leads to a sore, irritated throat. This can cause discomfort or a feeling that there is a lump in the throat. Often caused by allergies or other irritant triggers. Successful treatment of the post-nasal drip will usually clear up these throat symptoms. OTC and prescription nasal sprays are often indicated. Talk with your primary doctor about what options work best for you. ...Read more
Any fever: you might need to see a doctor in your area there is higher chance of bacterial infection like strep throat than viral if you have any fever or lumps like a lymoph nodes in your neck might need an antibiotic and for that you need a physician gargle with warm water and salt or fresh squeezed lemon and salt go and see a doctor good luck thank you for using health tap ...Read more
I have been having headaches when i cough feel tired/weak eye irritation chest congestion throat burn when going to eat or drink anything. ?
Most likely virus: These symptoms sound viral in nature. You can get cough, congestion and conjunctivitis from a virus. For the eyes best treatment is artificial tears for the irritation. Treat any fever.Drink lots of fluids. If you don't improve or significantly worsen check with your family doctor to make get throat culture to make sure its not bacterial. ...Read more
I have suddenly been waking up with throat irritation, severe congestion, and clear discharge. Could the cause be something other than allergies?
What could cause headache in front and back, nasal congestion, sore throat on one side when swallowing?
Could congestion in one of your ears cause dizzy spell.? had to sit down. Dizzy spell went away though. Also have sore throat, nasal congestion.
Hi i had a sinus infection for two weeks and bad headaches/congestion. that is gone but in the morning when i wake up my throat hurts and there is still mucus being coughed up. what is the cause of this? what should i do? thanks
Post nasal drip: The cause is the sinus infection that you already had. It is left over from the sinus infection. A decongestant such as sudafed and a second generation antihistamin such as zyrtec should be able to stop it. Pharmacist can help you or your doctor can give you a prescription. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do sinus infections cause nose bleeds? I also have a bad taste in my mouth, ear popping, throat pain, and nasal congestion.
Congestion can come: From viral upper respiratory infection, bacterial uri, sinus infection, inflammation of larynx or trachea or bronchi. Cause generally determines treatment: mucolytics, cough meds, saline gargle, antibiotics (bacterial infxn), humidification. See doc if persistent fever or prolonged/severe cough. Avoid cigarette smoke or other triggers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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