What is making me have a dry scratchy throat?

Dry throat. Post nasal drip and nasal congestion can give you a dry itchy throat. Any medications that you take that dries your mouth also can add to your symptoms.

Related Questions

Can a PPI cause a dry/scratchy throat? 3 weeks ago was prescribed Lansoprazole for acid rflx, and I get an awful dry throat 15-30 minutes after dose.

If it does, it does. If you have noted this association on more than one occasion, the answer then is yes- at least for you although this is not an expected reaction from PPIs. Read more...

Is a dry scratchy throat and tighness in the neck that makes me feel bloated after eating normal anxiety?

No. That could be a sign of food allergy or intolerance. You should keep a food diary of which foods cause this reaction, then sit down with an allergist to review your symptoms and come up with an evaluation plan. Read more...

I've had a scratchy throat and dry cough for a month. I wake up without a voice, it comes back, then starts to go again by night time.

Maybe GERD. This may be gastroesophageal reflux (acid reflux into the back of the throat); this can especially occur at night. You could try over the counter "acid blockers" like pepcid/omeprazole for a few weeks and see if it helps. Read more...