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... s. Basically, it is a condition where your trachea starts closing up on itself by growing scar tissue. It is commonly misdiagnosed as asthma or allergies. The clearing of throat and coughing without producing anything is one of the symptoms. Shortness of breath, stridor, and wheezing can also be symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... The three most common causes for a chronic cough/throat clearing are: 1. Cough variant asthma 2. Acid reflux 3. Post nasal drip. Do you ever have problems with heartburn? Even if you don't, sometimes instead of a feeling of burning that most people get with heartburn, you get a tickle or a foreign sensation which causes you to cough or clear your throat. Have you... (7 replies)
... I feel that I constantly have to clear my throat. I always have something blocking my airway and it gets especially bad when I lay down at night. ... (7 replies)

... I've had the chronic cough for 3 months, even causing vomiting, choking, liquid in throat, wheezing when I cough, voice breaking, clearing throat constantly. All typical symptoms of LPR. I've been to two doctors who had no clue what was going on, and finally I figured it out on my own via the Internet. ... (12 replies)
... Honey, you need to do what my sister does. She got a small baby syringe and a nasal wash. You can buy it at Walmart, I think. Its in powder form. At least the one she uses is. She mixes it with sterile water, sucks it up in the syringe, leans over her sink and sprays it up her nose. She says she gets all kinds of gunk out. I think the phlem and cough is due to sinus drainage... (12 replies)
... The phlegm is white and very thick. Sometimes it gets stringy and I start to choke on it. If I'm not coughing, I'm clearing my throat, because phlem is always there, no matter how much I cough up. Theres not a moment that goes by in which I don't feel the phlem in my chest and throat. ... (12 replies)
... ave heartburn to have GERD by the way. I had what you had for years and then I have a endoscopy done and found I had silent reflux, my main symptom was having to constantly clear my throat of mucus which was nearly impossible. Mine was worse in the morning do to nightime reflux. ... (5 replies)
... Erin, I believe you are a member of the same online support group that I am about tracheal stenosis. At least someone by the name of Erin posted there today about reflux and you going to a Naturopath. I believe that that group is the most well informed group of people you will find online about this condition. I think I could be banned if I named the group, but I am... (7 replies)
... Hi There: I noticed you have said you have Ideopathic Subglottic stenosis. I would love to talk to you in regards to your condition. I have had it for 2 years now and had (2) dilations. Both times it has come back. I am now in the process fo trying to find the source of inflammation because I don't just want to keep doing surgeries and have it come back. I have been... (7 replies)
... I do not have stridor at this time. This is after six laser surgeries. The reason I said that most doctors do not know about it is because of the fact that most of us diagnosed with it are initially wrongly diagnosed as having asthma or allergies and it takes going to a specialist to have it correctly diagnosed. (7 replies)
... Ldolson, though I agree with your post, I do think it is a little unfair for you to make the statement "many doctors don't know about it". Doctors undergo many years of training to get to where they are, and their heads are full of a TON of knowledge. In fact, though it's rare, tracheal stenosis is one of the first things you learn about in otolaryngology when discussing... (7 replies)
... I've only had a few occasions where I've felt like I wasn't getting enough air to breathe in. Other than that, I've been fine breathing wise. Thanks for your advice! (7 replies)
... I've read and reread your post on your condition and am wondering if you know where I may get more information on subglottis stenosis. I have been diagnosed as asthma but: I don't wheeze, cough, have asthma attacks, have minimal relief with asthma medicine. I do have shortness of breath, clearing of throat constantly almost (since a child), feel lump in throat, raspy voice.... (3 replies)
... throats thing I don't understand, but I'll take a stab in the dark. I have a feeling it's because a lot of people would rather clear their throat than cough properly, and it's hard on your vocal chords. Coughing is rather easy on your voice provided you don't do it often and with gross vigour. ... (11 replies)
... I have a CT scan due of throat and lungs in a few weeks time. ... (0 replies)
Bit of a Mystery
Apr 28, 2011
... but she then said as I was constantly coughing and hawking stuff from my lungs, I'd probably damaged that area to start with. ... (12 replies)
... As for coughing, I don't cough that much either but I do have bouts of little hacking coughs that drives me batty. Do you constantly clear your throat? ... (217 replies)
... would get worse when I smoked, so I quit 3.5 years ago. I would constantly feel out of breath, yawn and try to take deep breaths constantly, bend forward to try to catch breath, etc. ... (5 replies)
... red and swollen, you have acid reflux in your throat and need to start 2x daily dosing with a PPI immediately. ... (20 replies)
... talk with someone who understands. I've been thru two bottles of Robitussin and two bottles of Mucinex. They bring up a little but not enough for relief. I'm constantly running a humidifier, taking hot showers and drinking hot tea. Now I actually feel my food and drink as I swallow it. I feel it travel down. ... (8 replies)




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