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What causes throat irritation?

I constantly have to clear my throat. I also feel as though I have phlegm in the back of my throat, but I don t cough anything up. Years ago I was told I had esophageal reflux. At the time, I had all the symptoms. I took omeprozole for years. It stopped working .
Mon, 18 Dec 2017
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
It might be due to reflux. Or on the other hand it could be due to a sinus infection. Omeprazole is effective for reflux. However if you have pain in the sinuses or headache then you need to get checked for sinusitis
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