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Wednesday, March 04, 2009 cdoles, Community Member, asks

Q: cobblestone throat problem what is it and how can i cure it

cobblestone throat problem what is the cure for it and what caused it to occure

 

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
3/ 5/09 3:22am

I haven't been able to find any medical references to cobblestone throat.  I found people referring to it on several forums and most say it's caused by nasal drainage and is nothing serious.  One person said it can also be caused by breathing in dry air when you sleep and could be helped by sleeping with a humidifier in the room.  Since I'm not familiar with it, I can't vouch for any of that information.  

 

If your doctor gave you that diagnosis, then he should tell you what to do about it.  If not, I'd suggest seeing a doctor just to make sure it's not a symptom of something else. 

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lisaklier, Community Member
8/ 2/12 7:08pm

I was recently told that I have cobblestones in my throat.  Mine has been said to have been caused by acid reflux.  Three different doctors have said the same thing.  I am currently using a twist-haler at night, omeprezole twice a day as well as 150mg Zantac at night.  So far so good.  If this does not work, they say that is the last resort for medicinal fix.....it's probably surgery time.

 

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leahjones, Community Member
3/25/09 11:32pm

stop smoking get a humidifier and take clairitain that is what the doc told me to do or mine also this could have been worse so if ur smoking concider this gods way of nicley telling u to stop .

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Bill Long, Community Member
2/21/11 5:59pm

I found a reference to "cobblestoning" as a symptom of allergic rhinitis on this Children's Hospital of Philadelphia web page: http://www.chop.edu/service/allergy/allergy-and-asthma-information/allergic-rhinitis-symptoms-skin-testing-treatment.html

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By cdoles, Community Member— Last Modified: 08/02/12, First Published: 03/04/09