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Blood taste with cough, itchy throat and lungs

Hello I have had what feels like very itchy lungs and an itch deep down in my throat for about a month now and I have started tasting blood or metal when I cough without seeing any blood. I m congested and have clear mucus I have been taking Claritin-D 24 hour but it doesnt seem to help much after 12 hours and I ve never had trouble with allergies before.... whats going on with me??
Tue, 26 Apr 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Hi,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum,
This chronic dry cough can be either due to post nasal drip secondary to sinus pathology or laryngopharyngeal reflux secondary to acid reflux problem. You need to consult your ENT specialist or your physician. Drink plenty of warm water, do steam inhalation.
Take care

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Dr. Naveen Kumar
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