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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: A chronic cough for that long needs further evaluation. She should be evaluated by her Primary Care and perhaps see a lung specialist. Thanks for trus ... Read More
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
No doctor yet???: Sorry about your mom.She has been coughing for a year and not been evaluated yet? Many thing can cause a chronic cough.Is she a smoker? It makes no se ... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Must see a physician: It's not unusual for people to vomit if they have paroxysms of coughing. However a cough lasting a year along with violent gaging and shortness of br ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
If symptoms persist: If child is not having ongoing symptoms such as cough, choking, difficulty breathing, child is okay. Key to observe child over the next 24 hours. If ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Normal reflex: Gag reflex is a normal reflex where stimulation of the back of the throat will provoke choking and gagging. This reflex is often absent in patients wi ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Why would you want..: ...to stop your gag reflex? When procedures are done such as endoscopies, TEE's, and other procedures that require penetration deeply into the pharyn ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Genetics: Genetics.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Gag eat: I need to look in your throat which we can do with your iPhone. Lets talk.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Gag reflex: Contraction of the back of the throat is triggered by an object touching the roof of the mouth & back of tongue is a protective mechanism to help ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Gag reflex: Deep relaxation, numbing the mouth & throat, desensitization by training the soft palate to get used to being touched. I am assuming you meant "Nu ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OK...: Gagging is a reflex, which means you can't control it. It is your bodies way of keeping you from choking on something in your throat. Sorry - proba ... Read More

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