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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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Why is my throat dry and soar at times?

Why is my throat dry and soar at times?

Throat irritation: Common sources for throat irritation or drainage from above - the nose and sinuses - or reflux from below - stomach acid. If either of these are happening to you, over-the-counter treatment is available. Could try an antihistamine, decongestant, or acid blocker. ...Read more

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Why my throat dry out while sleeping?

Why my throat dry out while sleeping?

Open mouth: You might be sleeping with your mouth open. If your nose is stuffed or you have limited breathing through your nose for another reason, then this is likely. ...Read more

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Why is my throat dry after donating blood?

Why is my throat dry after donating blood?

Dehydration: Just mild fluid loss. Drink plenty of fluids after giving blood. ...Read more

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Why do I always have a tickle in my throat? Dry cough

Why do I always have a tickle in my throat? Dry cough

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

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What to do if I have no disease and I am not diabetic but after smoking my throat dry up and i feel to smoke more.Why?

Vicious cycle: Smoking itself dries the throat and air passages. You need to stop smoking if you want to get better. A dry throat or mouth is the least of the serious effects of smoking-multiple kinds of cancer, emphysema, heart disease and many other conditions. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an oxygen mask to make my throat dry and sore?

Is it possible for an oxygen mask to make my throat dry and sore?

Yes: Oxygen delivery by a mask can cause the tissues of the mouth and nose to become dry and irritated. ...Read more

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Gas is gurgling up my throat despite a restricted diet/lifestyle. Makes my throat dry/sometimes sore. Is this normal sometimes?

Gas is gurgling up my throat despite a restricted diet/lifestyle. Makes my throat dry/sometimes sore. Is this normal sometimes?

Possible GERD: You may be refluxing acid and gas-consult your physician for medication. Stop the vitamin supplementation. ...Read more

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I quit smoking 8 months ago yet i still cough. I do live with smokers, is this why i cough? I finds my throat dry n scratchy. I'm not sick what is it

Persistent inflammation: Although you quit 8 months ago, you still have persistent inflammation from years of smoking. In addition ongoing exposure to secondhand smoke is a problem. You should try to avoid this. It may take more time to improve. But you are doing yourself a big favor and helping avoid complications from long-term smoking such as lung disease and cancer. See a doctor if cough or throat irritation persists. ...Read more