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Why does my throat sometimes feel dry after i drink even water?

Why does my throat sometimes feel dry after i drink even water?

Medication of an ill: This may be due to medication you are taking or it could be a sign of illness. You should see an otolaryngologist if your physician thinks it is not due to medication you are taking. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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What to when throat becomes dry and continous even after drinking water , pl advis.

What to when throat becomes dry and continous even after drinking water , pl advis.

Dry mouth: Dry mouth and throat are very common. Often caused by medication side effects. Sometimes mouth breathing contributes to it. You should avoid alcohol containing mouthwashes and drinks that dry you out. There are some products over the counter for dry mouth. Of it doesn't get better you may wish to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My nose feels very dry & the dryness continues to my throat. its very irritating and drinking water doesn't help,What can I do to prevent this?

My nose feels very dry & the dryness continues to my throat. its very irritating and drinking water doesn't help,What can I do to prevent this?

Dry nose: Use pine my IN the nose. Big dollup of ointment and it will liquify and flow down the back of the throat. You can also use Ayr nasal fell and fill the nose with it. It will run backward. You can also try biotene mouthwash. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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I have a fish bone stuck in my throat since Friday, and it has not dislodged itself, have been drinking water, eating dry bread to try dislodge?

I have a fish bone stuck in my throat since Friday, and it has not dislodged itself, have been drinking water, eating dry bread to try dislodge?

Gastroscopy: It will have to be removed by Gastroscopy. Best might be to go to nearest Casualty department , and have them arrange it as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Middle of night severe dry throat;if swallow before drinking water feels like choking; drank water and this time felt like choke/tight despite h20?

Middle of night severe dry throat;if swallow before drinking water feels like choking; drank water and this time felt like choke/tight despite h20?

Choking: Try warm water or warm tea instead. No iced fluids. Could be upper esophageal sphincter spasm caused by reflux. If persists, see ENT for evaluation and swallowing study ...Read more

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When I play sports most of the time my throat feels dry like around my right tonsil area, even If I'm hydrated & drinking water. How can I relieve it?

When I play sports most of the time my throat feels dry like around my right tonsil area, even If I'm hydrated & drinking water. How can I relieve it?

See your doctor: Dry throat is a pretty common condition and it can be associated with many different conditions. Here are just a few: nasal allergies and/or chronic sinus congestion might create drainage down the back of the throat, which could give a sensation of dryness. Rarely, dry throat is a symptom of a serious medical problem. If concerned see your PCP for more information. ...Read more

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Age 33, , male.Woken up every night with severe chest pain (throat very dry).Only relieved by drinking water/milk.Also, woken up vomiting bile in sleep?

Age 33, , male.Woken up every night with severe chest pain (throat very dry).Only relieved by drinking water/milk.Also, woken up vomiting bile in sleep?

GERD: Your symptoms could be from acid reflux (gerd) or peptic ulcer disease.
Ask you physician trial of anti acid medications.
If you have weight loss, blood in the stool/black stools or symptoms not improving after anti acid treatment then endoscopy maybe indicated. ...Read more

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Rough dry patch on roof of mouth very irritating worse when drinking water. no pain at all. A lot of post nasal drip. Hairy feeling in throat. Help!

Rough dry patch on roof of mouth very irritating worse when drinking water. no pain at all. A lot of post nasal drip. Hairy feeling in throat. Help!

See an Allergist: Sounds like your symptoms could be allergy related. Your best bet is to make an appointment with an Allergist so that a full exam, clinical history, and appropriate testing can be completed. ...Read more

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It feels like pills are stuck in my throat or food is not going all the way down. I keep drinking water and it only helps a little bit.

It feels like pills are stuck in my throat or food is not going all the way down. I keep drinking water and it only helps a little bit.

You should see if: your throat is swollen for some reason, as tonsils or the posterior wall of the throat itself can be swollen due to allergies or anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). You may also have a polyp or infection of your throat such as thrush. You should see a healthcare provider as soon as possible if this effect does not go away within the next 3 days. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Hi, i am feeling itching on my right side throat. Earlier it was on left side. Now it is on right side. Feeling niddle type when drinking water?

Hi, i am feeling itching on my right side throat. Earlier it was on left side. Now it is on right side. Feeling niddle type when  drinking water?

Allergic Rhinitis : What u have depends on if you have other symptoms, like stuffy nose, running nose, dry mouth in morning after u wake up. If it gets worse I spring or fall, if you snore at night, if any of the above is happening, then a trial of antihistamine with psudoephedrin should help. If not then look for iron deficiency. ...Read more

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I was drinking water at a weird angle, then suddenly my throat hurts. It only lasted a few seconds though?

I was drinking water at a weird angle, then suddenly my throat hurts. It only lasted a few seconds though?

You are fine: Most likely some of the water has gone to the wrong pipe but you should be fine. Be safe. ...Read more

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Hi, I choked drinking water yesterday, and my throat is a little scratchy with a little coughing. Should I be worried about secondary drowning?

Hi, I choked drinking water yesterday, and my throat is a little scratchy with a little coughing. Should I be worried about secondary drowning?

No: Your throat is probably still a little scratchy from all of the coughing after the choking type episode. The amount of water you inhaled from a serving of drinking water is not enough to cause drowning symptoms and the small water that might have been inhaled is readily absorbed. ...Read more

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Growth of tonsils and pain in throat when drinking water... Plz tell what to do...

Growth of tonsils and pain in throat when drinking water... Plz tell what to do...

Tonsillitis?: Inflammation and infection of your tonsils can cause them to swell as well as produce discomfort with swallowing, etc. Best for you to see a health care provider to assess you for a possible infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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I tried drinking water, i ate, and my throat feels tight. It feels like my vocal chords are stiff, what to do?

I tried drinking water, i ate, and my throat feels tight. It feels like my vocal chords are stiff, what to do?

If you have a: problem breathing or if it feels like your throat is swelling and closing down on you - that could require urgent medical care. ...Read more

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I've made a phlegmy throat for a while now and I've noticed a bitter taste at the back of my throat after drinking water. Could the two be related?

I've made a phlegmy throat for a while now and I've noticed a bitter taste at the back of my throat after drinking water. Could the two be related?

Maybe: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from another cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat symptom is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). The doctor can also look for a sinus infection. ...Read more

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Everytime my wake up my tongue and throat area feels weird, like a scratchy feeling, but goes away after drinking water? is this natural or psychologi

Everytime my wake up my tongue and throat area feels weird, like a scratchy feeling, but goes away after drinking water? is this natural or psychologi

Post nasal drip or..: You might be having post nasal drip or acid reflux which usually act up when you are laying down for a prolonged period of time. That's why the throat bothers you in the morning. Try to eat a healthy diet with low fat, avoid caffeine, sauces, soda, candy, mint, spicy food, all of which cause acid reflux. If nasal congestion you may use saline nasal drops. ...Read more

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I briefly become dizzy when my throat tightens. Usually right after drinking water. Is there a reason?

I briefly become dizzy when my throat tightens. Usually right after drinking water. Is there a reason?

Cold water?: Cold fluids or ice cream may initiate some brief neurological changes that commonly are referenced under the label "brain freeze". This might relate to what you are experiencing. See the following: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130522095335.htm ...Read more

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While drinking water, can it go up into your nasal cavity at the back of you throat? Doing research and wanted a clear answer.

While drinking water, can it go up into your nasal cavity at the back of you throat? Doing research and wanted a clear answer.

Normal response: yes the nasal cavity and mouth are connected, it is like if you drink a soda to fast and it comes out through you nose. Not to worry ...Read more

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Sharp prick in throat when I speak loudly/raise my voice slightly, stops me from speaking temporaraly, drinking water after this happens helps it?

It depends: How long have you had it and have you had it before? It may have just been a little throat irritation or vocal chords irritation. If it persists should probably have someone look in your throat. ...Read more

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For 4 months I get a bitter taste in my throat for 2+ hours everyday - doesn't go away with drinking water. Laryngoscope was normal. What could it be?

For 4 months I get a bitter taste in my throat for 2+ hours everyday - doesn't go away with drinking water. Laryngoscope was normal. What could it be?

Water brash: This sounds like you are describing "water brash", which is regurgitation of stomach contents and saliva into your mouth and is commonly associated with heartburn. A laryngoscopy would not accurately diagnose this. ...Read more

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I swollowed a peanut yesterday and it still feels like it's stuck in my throat? I tried gagging, coughing, eating food and drinking water... What shou

I swollowed a peanut yesterday and it still feels like it's stuck in my throat? I tried gagging, coughing, eating food and drinking water... What shou

You may need: An upper endoscopy. Peanuts stuck in the esophagus may be a food impaction. This can happen due to an allergic inflammation of the esophagus called eosinophilic esophagitis. The peanut may need to be removed, biopsies taken, and medication started. ...Read more

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Clicking sound in throat when drinking water. This sound also comes when swallowing mucus formed in throat.Please suggest something?

Clicking sound in throat when drinking water. This sound also comes when swallowing mucus formed in throat.Please suggest something?

Clicking normal: There are a number of muscles in the throat that contract when you swallow. As they contract, clicking noises can occur. This is normal and of no concern. ...Read more

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Feels like mucus stuck inside throat which gets worse after drinking water or eating help? Whenever i drink fell like choking on mucus, i have to spit

Feels like mucus stuck inside throat which gets worse after drinking water or eating help? Whenever i drink fell like choking on mucus, i have to spit

Excessive mucous: Do you have allergies? There are medications that help reduce mucous production. You can see a board certifies otolaryngologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I was drinking water and suddenly heard and felt a "pop" in my throat. I now have pain in my throat and it hurts when I swallow. It feels like something is stuck in my throat. Any ideas??

I was drinking water and suddenly heard and felt a "pop" in my throat.  I now have pain in my throat and it hurts when I swallow.  It feels like something is stuck in my throat.  Any ideas??

Something minor: There is nothing serious that you can do by drinking water. What you are feeling is something coincidental. it may be sore throat from a virus in which case it will go away itself in a matter of 3-5 days. Just ignore it and quit worrying. Nothing serious can happen to a young many like you! ...Read more

Drinking Water (Definition)

Drinking water has been processed to remove impurities and contaminants, and is ...Read more