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Throat hurts while smoking, nasty cough, raspy voice, cause?

anytime i smoke a cigar my throat hurts on the right side. my throat hurt for 2 or 3 days and at first i thought it was the glands where you get strep throat , but i found it to be below on my neck. i have a nasty cough that ive had a few days too. and it doesnt just hurt when i swallow or eat, or smoke now, it just starts hurting for no reason, my voice is kinda raspy too. and i got a lot of gross stuff that i cough up too. what could this mean?
Asked On : Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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Hi welcome to healthcare magic forum,
Smoking is allways injurious to health. As you told productive cough and voice change and sore throat indicate lower respiratory tract infection and acute laryngitis. I suggest to take a broad spectrum antibiotic and a cough formulation for 3 - to 4 days along with voice rest and plenty of water and quit smoking. If you wont got relief then you must see a medicine specialist or an ENT specialist for a complete checkup.
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