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What causes needle like sensation in throat after a flu?

Namaste Doctor, actualy im feeling like needles in my throat actualy itz after flu
. 2 days before i got flu and yesterday night i started feeling needles in throat. it seems like smthing cming down from nose and needles my throat. I couldnt sleep all night
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
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Hi,
From historyit seems that you might be having pharyngitis giving rise this type of sensation.
This can bebacterial infection.
You might require antibiotic medicine like Azithromicin 500mg once a day for 3-5 days.
Do salt water gargles.
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What causes needle like sensation in throat after a flu?

Hi, From historyit seems that you might be having pharyngitis giving rise this type of sensation. This can bebacterial infection. You might require antibiotic medicine like Azithromicin 500mg once a day for 3-5 days. Do salt water gargles.