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coughing every morning

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Usually...: ...Either phlegm or nasal mucus is not cleared during deep sleep, and needs to be coughed out in the morning.

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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Postnasal drip: From allergies is causing the morning cough. Try otc allergy medicines . See doctor if cough has worsened
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Sounds like bronchits or perhaps some type of allergic symptoms.
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Cold or bronchitis: or post nasal drip that is dripping into your lungs at night and causing the morning congestion.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Multiple: Possibilities here: best to see your family doctor for an evaluation. A breast ultrasound might be helpful to see if you have cysts in your breast.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Gottschall
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
URI: Hello, Your symptoms could be due to a variety of causes. Much depends on the details you can provide such as duration, severity, aggravating/allevia ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
May be GERD/ALLERGY: You need to consult your doctor as cough at 4to5 am daily may be due to gastro esophageal reflux.The other possibility is due to house dust allergy/as ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Allergic children: Often have a morning cough due to post nasal drip from allergic rhinitis or reactive airway disease (asthma).
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: You might have aspiration. Get an opinion from ENT or pulmonary specialist.
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Effect on daily life: If this has no more effect than what you describe I would ignore it until it does.You may want to check the sleeping area & remove any source of i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Bronchospasm or: Post nasal drip, especially if asthma or allegies run in your family.

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