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Suggest remedy for persistent throat clearing

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Dr. Ratnakar Kini

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Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2015 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: hi having frequent throat clearing after upper respiratory infection for the past three weeks taking pan d twice 1 0 1 get improves but some days it is worsens started takin gaviscon syrub 1 1 1 advised by ent ... ent specialist says it is lpr after investigation .... still im having throat clearing with slight rottling voice would say around 10 times a days but no cough .... any other remedy
im male 33 yrs old non smoker 105 kg 176cm ht
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Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.

The possible causes of throat clearing are post nasal drip, GERD with LPR and habitual.

I presume the ENT doctor has examined and ruled out post nasal drip.
Habitual is unlikely as you have mentioned it is present only for the past 3 weeks.

As your doctor said LPR is likely.
You can take the following medications.

1. C.Iladac-L 1-0-0 before food for 4 weeks
2. Mucaine 10 ml- 10 ml- 10 ml

I hope that answers your query.
Let me know if you have any more questions.
Regards,
Dr.R.K
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