What causes a tickle in your throat. Scroll to Accept. 20.08.2018 Mezikus August 19, at How do I stop this? Elliott worked as a veterinarian at an animal clinic for over a decade. Tried gargling with salt, peroxide, took antibiotics, nothing works. To get rid of that annoying feeling that something is lodged in the back of the throat, some people try coughing or swallowing frequently to try and clear their throat. Warm lemon tea can also help to soothe your itchy and tickly throat. But it may linger for up to six weeks. Correction Submitted by Dr. So does weeks of coughing up sputum a mix of mucus and saliva.