Irritation in the back of the throat

Patient

Q: For about three days it feels like i have something like a hair in my throat and i have tried to gargle it out and everything. should i be concerned?

Doctor

A:   The irritation in your throat could be the result of a viral flu or post nasal drip. This should resolve on its own within 7-10 days and no treatment is required. Gargles with warm saline and soothing logenzes will help.

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