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What is the cure for dry persistent cough, itchy throat ?

i am having a dry cough and itchy throat from last 4 weeks. i had consulted a doctor and took medication. there was some relief but now again the same problem. cough is very irritating, breathing is difficult results in vomiting if occurs after taking food. my age is 22, male , 5 7, 60kg i had never had such dry cough before, but wet cough and cold is commonly happens to me. but cough syrups are relieving but now. no cough syrups are working.
Sun, 17 Apr 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum,
You need to consult a good ENT specialist to get the throat examined. This can be post viral infection cough which can be really irritating, as well distressing. It can be secondary to post nasal drip or pharyngitis. Till you consult your doctor please drink plenty of warm water, avoid chilled items.

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Dr. Naveen Kumar
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