My wife has a itchy throat and saying it hurts?

Sore throat causes. Itching and soreness of your throat could be due to allergies and post nasal drainage. It could also be due to a viral or early bacterial infection. If there is no fever yet, you may want to try an otc antihistamine such as zyrtec first. If it does not help and you develop a fever, you should visit your doctor to further evaluate your throat.

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Itchy throat and back hurt when I take deep breath?

Allergies? Do you also have trouble breathing? How about nasal congestion? You can have an itchy throat from nasal allergies, but also from a throat infection and the back pain can be from reactive airways from a cold or asthma. Too many possibilities, you really should get checked by a doctor. Read more...

My back and my chest and stomach hurts of a dry itchy throat and cough I have. What can I take?

Bronchitis. It sounds like you may have a bronchitis. Most of the time it is viral but if persistent for several days and with fever you should see your pcp or urgent care to be evaluated and perhaps needing an antibiotic. You can try some otc cough medications initially. Read more...

I have lumps under my chin, dry cough and itchy throat and mouth hurts

Viral infection? Good morning, sore mouth, itchy throat, and dry cough suggest a viral infection which involves the lining mucus membrane of respiratory system - upper and lower airway. Swelling of lymph glands of the area is associated with the process of our immune system trying to fight the virus - often rhino and adenoviruses. Symptomatic relief can be achieved by gargling with warm salt water, and ibuprofen. Read more...
Lymph nodes swollen. The lumps under your chin are probably lymph nodes which are used by your body to help fight infection. You should see your primary care doctor for an evaluation. These all could amount to a viral infection or strep throat or other. Your primary care doctor can evaluated you and perform the necessary tests/cultures, etc. Read more...

I have a sore and itchy throat, runny and sometime stopped up noses, cold, tired feeling, and my ears hurt, is this a cold or sinuses?

Could be both. It sounds like it could be a viral illness (cold). Many times, these upper respiratory tract infections can cause sinus inflammation and discomfort (congestion, pressure, headache). For most people, this is self limiting - no antibiotics needed. Antiinflammatories, decongestants, nasal saline irrigation can help with the symptoms. But lots of rest is the best medicine. Read more...

Having itchy throat?

Itchy throat. Itching in your throat can be an allergic reaction, either to food or less commonly to pollen, dust, etc. You can try an antihistamine for this. Read more...
More details. Does it occur only after eating certain foods , particularly fruits? Do you have hay fever or itchy eyes? How long have you had it? Read more...