I have a sore throat with a dry cough and mucus but no cold what could this be?

Sore throat/ cough. May be post nasal drip, or from reflux. Consider elevating head of bed, avoid soda, caffeine, alcohol, smoking ( worsens reflux) spicy food which exacerbate reflux, May consider trial of ranitidine/prevecid for reflux and zyrtec for post nasal drip. F/U with doctor/urgent care.

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