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What causes a tickle in my throat and coughing attacks?
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Dr. Taraneh Azar
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Tickle in throat
It can be one of many things: laryngopharyngeal reflux (stomach acid coming up to the voice box), post nasal drainage, dryness, a weakness of the superior laryngeal nerve (the nerve that gives sensation to the voice box; usually viral), or even wax in the ear canal (there is a tiny nerve, arnold's nerve, that gets irritated and triggers a cough via a tickle in the throat).
See an otolaryngoloist

In brief: Tickle in throat
It can be one of many things: laryngopharyngeal reflux (stomach acid coming up to the voice box), post nasal drainage, dryness, a weakness of the superior laryngeal nerve (the nerve that gives sensation to the voice box; usually viral), or even wax in the ear canal (there is a tiny nerve, arnold's nerve, that gets irritated and triggers a cough via a tickle in the throat).
See an otolaryngoloist
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