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How to treat pins and needles in the throat accompanied by dryness and numbness?

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Posted on Sun, 15 Dec 2013
Question: I have pins and needles in the throat, accompanied dryness and numbness. YYYY@YYYY
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi (1 hour later)
Brief Answer: looks like upper respiratory tract infection Detailed Answer: Hello As per your history and symptoms it looks like upper respiratory tract infection or allergic congestion to throat. Primarily you can take analgesic with anti-inflammatory like enzomac plus and antitussive logenzes. Avoid exposure to strong wind. Do betadine gargles Consulting his doctor site of infection can be confirmed, usually there can be involvement of lower respiratory tract, antibiotic can be started according to examination. If required you may need to do blood investigation for prognosis and recovery. Take precaution to avoid spread of infection. Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries. Wishing you good health. Take care
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How to treat pins and needles in the throat accompanied by dryness and numbness?

Brief Answer: looks like upper respiratory tract infection Detailed Answer: Hello As per your history and symptoms it looks like upper respiratory tract infection or allergic congestion to throat. Primarily you can take analgesic with anti-inflammatory like enzomac plus and antitussive logenzes. Avoid exposure to strong wind. Do betadine gargles Consulting his doctor site of infection can be confirmed, usually there can be involvement of lower respiratory tract, antibiotic can be started according to examination. If required you may need to do blood investigation for prognosis and recovery. Take precaution to avoid spread of infection. Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries. Wishing you good health. Take care