Itchy Throat

About "Itchy Throat"

An itchy throat is a common symptom of hay fever, food allergy, drug allergy, bacterial or viral infection, and acid reflux. Salt water gargle and drinking hot tea with honey and lemon might help soothe an itchy throat.

Related Terms: Sore Throat, Allergy, Levocetirizine, Hiv Testing, Montelukast, Fexofenadine, Hiv

Recently Answered Questions


Is it fine to have itchy throat and stuffy nose after allogenic bone marrow transplant?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old girl. I have been a patient of beta thalassemia major. Recently allogenic bone marrow transplant was conducted (70 days since transplant). Before this, I had no history of any allergy or rash or another disease other than thalassemia. Recently, I have felt itchy thr...  Read Full »
Dr. Parth R Goswami
Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of upper respiratory tract infection, possibly allergic inflammation. I suggest you investigate with CBC for primary work up. Meanwhile, a decongestant can be prescribed for your symptoms. You can drink warm water that helps in the soothing ...  Read Full »
 
Kindly let me know some medicine for itchy throat?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. For the past month, I have been having some symptoms of asthmatic bronchitis such as wheezing, cough, etc. The symptoms have reduced now as I have been taking some medications. Right now, I have some itching sensation in my throat below my Adam's apple, causing ...  Read Full »
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi. Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. This itching like symptom is known as post nasal drip. The best medicine would be the use of anti-allergic combination like Levocetirizine and Montelukast once daily at night. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and t...  Read Full »
 
Kindly suggest some medicine for cold, cough and itchy throat.
Query: Hi doctor, I have a sever cold and cough since couple of days. Please suggest me some good medicine, There is itching in the throat as well.  Read Full »
Dr. Parth R Goswami
Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the history provided, it could be pharyngitis associated with upper respiratory tract infection. Your work up should be done as follows. Auscultation. Chest x-ray, only if auscultation doubtful. CBC with AEC (complete blood count with absolute eosinop...  Read Full »
 
How long should I continue Levocet M for itchy throat?
Query: Hi doctor, I had a problem of nose block and my ENT surgeon suggested me to go for a nose operation. As per doctor instruction, operation of my nose was carried out before three months. Now my nose is almost fine, but still I feel that something is there in my throat. I also feel itchy throat and e...  Read Full »
Dr. Shyam Kalyan N
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms seem to suggest that you are suffering from allergy. Levocet M (Levocetirizine and Montelukast) is given for the same purpose. It is true that the medicine should be taken for a few months regularly. It has minimal side effects, like dryness of mouth...  Read Full »
 
I have ear pain, head pain, clogged nose and itchy throat. How to manage it?
Query: Hi doctor, I have episodes of bad sinuses every year. Last year, I had hay fever with an extreme blocked nose. I went to my GP, and he gave me sinus injection. I got better after treating it. The doctor prescribed Allerway 5, and Spersallerg eye drops for me. This year, my condition seems to be poo...  Read Full »
Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda
ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from an acute attack of bacterial infection along with allergic rhinitis. You can take the following medications. Use Avamyse nasal spray (Fluticasone furoate nasal spray) once daily for a month. Take Claritin (Loratadine) tablet once daily during the ...  Read Full »
 
Cetirizine and Paracetamol for Fever
Query: Hi doctor, When I have the fever, can I take Cetirizine in the morning and then Paracetamol in the afternoon?  Read Full »
Dr. Geethu Thomas
Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You mentioned that you have the fever. You can use Paracetamol. You can take it up to three times a day and can stop if your temperature comes down. Now, coming to Cetirizine, it is used for allergy, cold, etc. If you are having a flu type of fever, that is, fever with...  Read Full »
 
What shall I do to get relief from cough and heartburn?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I am suffering from the following symptoms: Cough, blocked itchy throat, which is slightly red, burps, farts, little gassy and acidity. This has increased in the past 24 hours. Because of sore throat, I cannot have cold substances to resolve acidity. Also, I can...  Read Full »
Dr. Geeta Priyadarsini Kamminana
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You appear to be a case of dyspepsia. The acute onset might be drug induced as gastritis is a known side effect of Azithromycin. Gastritis worsens cough, and the cough further induce nausea and vomiting. Hence, it is very prudent to treat both the conditions. For how long...  Read Full »
 
Are the symptoms related to strep throat?
Query: Hello doctor,I have an itchy throat that appeared after headaches, fatigue, and nausea. I have pink bumps on the back of my throat only and they cause me to cough and feel an itchy sensation in my throat. At first I thought that my mouth was just dry or I had a cold but I have never had bumps on jus...  Read Full »
Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like pills induced pharyngitis (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Iron pills can cause pill esophagitis as theses can be stuck along anywhere up to the stomach. If you have any fever, you can take some soothing lozenges, Cepacol (Benzocaine and M...  Read Full »
 
Is there anything of concern in my husband's blood test?
Query: Hello doctor, My husband is 27 years old. He had blood tests before nine months and the report is as follows: WBC 5800, RBC 5400, Hb 16.6, HCT 47, lymphocyte 46.8%, neutrophils 39.2%, monocytes 8.1%, eosinophils 5.3, platelet 186000, basophils 0.6%, ALT 0.8 and LIC 0.2. Again, he had a blood test la...  Read Full »
Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the details posted. For sore throat, I suggest Listerine mouthwash gargles twice daily and combination of Montelukast and Fexofenidine once daily in the morning for three days. Also avoid cool water, cool drinks, alcohol and smoking if he has a ...  Read Full »
 
Would Zantac make allergy skin test false positive?
Query: Hi doctor, I have had a history of coughing for a few weeks here and there in spring and fall. It will be fine after about three weeks. Then, my throat will start to itch, and I will begin to have trouble talking. Later, I start coughing explosively. Once I get to the coughing phase, my eyes start...  Read Full »
Dr. Atishay Bukharia
Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At present, you are suffering from allergic rhinitis converting to allergic asthma. Get your absolute eosinophilic count done and you need to go for spirometry only at the time of the attack to pinpoint the diagnosis. The differential diagnosis includes allergic bronchi...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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