I have had a cough(clearing the throut for years). I have been treated for allergy, acid reflux, asthma with no relief. I feel I need to constantly clear my throat. Eating something dry like crackers makes it worse. I was told I had an enlarged uvula but that it was not the source of the problem. Could it still be? Is it possible that uvulectomy might relieve my constant throut clearing?
I am exactly the same as you - i've been coughing for over 10 years now - I do have asthma - but have been treated for acid reflux (which I don't believe I have)and have had a broncoscopy (nothing found). I recently read an article on larangeal sensitivity (which sounded spot on) and also enlarged uvula. I am sick of being sent away from my GP's with no answers. I am now trying to diagnose myself (which will go down well at the surgery - NOT). I am just so sick of the cough - it feels always like there is something in my throat and I feel like when you have a frog in your throat and you are trying to cough it up. I do sometimes have a productive cough, and I believe this is related to my asthma. I don't think I have post nasal drip. Everybody I have now read about with enlaged uvulas have a chronic cough. I hope this helps. If you get any luck, please do let me know. This cough is taking over my life and making me very miserable. Good luck ;0)
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