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can you die from coughing to much

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
High: You can die messing with any drug to get high. Why don't you get help to stop substance abuse.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
NO, Doubtful.: No, you would not die by taking 5 cough drops in a day, unless they got stuck in your throat and you choked on them.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
Cough drops not safe: Babies and small children should not be given any kind of cough drops or any other cough and cold medicines. They do not help and do more harm and ser ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Lingle
14 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: It would be very rare but possible if you past out and fell injuring your head.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: The cause for cough should be identified and treated. Repeated bouts of cough could cause chest pain. You need a physician visit to get physical and d ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: However, if you are so ill that you have collapsed then medical evaluation would be prudent.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes, possible : This is called aspiration. A massive aspiration event could cause drowning and death. More often, small amounts of repeated aspiration lead to a pneum ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: But you might win 10, 000 if you got it on video for america's funniest videos.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not very likely: that you will suffer any harm at all.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: How long have you had the cough? D o you have a fever as well? Have you tried any medications for the cough? Do you have any allergies to meds? You ne ... Read More

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