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How long have you been having the problem?
Have you seen a doctor for this?
Had an endoscope exam to check for gastric reflux?
What kind of nasal spray have you used?
Since reflux has been ruled out, that leaves allergies/asthma.
With Avamys (a corticosteroid) you should be doing better. Using it twice a day every day generally helps with nasal allergies.
There are other medications that can be prescribed once it is determined that you have these allergies year round and also what it is you are allergic to has been identified. There are oral medications (theophylline), inhaled or nebulizer medications, and
omalizumab (an injection once or twice a month).
If you just get the itching intermittently, your doctor might want to add a short-term inhaled beta agonist such as albuterol. It is only used when you have the extreme itching that leads to the other things.
If you aren't seeing an asthma specialist, that would be the type of practitioner to look for.
Please let me know if you have additional questions about this.
That's a puzzle. Did the lung specialist offer an alternative diagnosis when they told you you don't have asthma?
I think that probably isn't the best specialist to see. The problem seems to start with the allergy. An allergist or immunologist is the specialist to see for that. Not all allergies will result in decreased lung function, so a normal lung function test really doesn't tell you much.
Antihistamines will have a side effect of drying out mucus membranes. Does the change from a "wet" throat to a dry one coincide with beginning the antihistamine?
The wheezing is probably due to inflammation.
If you feel like there is mucus or something else stuck in your throat, there is also the possibility of something we call globus pharyngitis. It can be caused by inflammation or cricopharyngeal spasm. Sometimes it can be a result of an anxiety disorder. AN ENT (ear, nose, throat physician) is the specialist to see for the physical diagnoses.
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