Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
120 Doctors are Online

Lung infection for a month long. Why do I have itchy, dry cough? Blame the surroundings?

I am atbthe end of a 5 month long lung infection which affected my ears and throat . Whilst i am 90% better, one thing i am struggling with is my throat. Whilst at home or outside it is fine but as soon as i enter an air conditiined office or hotel, my throat gets scratchy, itchy, dry and makes me start coughing again. I can t avoid offices and hotels as my job requires me to be inside these. What can i do to protect my throat from the affects of air conditioned environments?
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  24
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
ENT Specialist 's  Response
What seems to be the thing is ---
It is because of your nose that the air is not properly humidified and , so dry air goes inside and irritates the throat.
You should see whether you have recurrent cold or not.
If yes get it treated .
If no then use normal saline sprays easily available every where and also use neosporin onitment for local application in nose two times a day.
in doubt do reply
Answered: Sun, 1 Dec 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor