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how to stop coughing at night from a cold

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Dr. Thomas Lamperti
20 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
When : When the internal nasal lining is irritated it can create more mucous than normal. This can then lead to a chronic runny nose or post nasal drip. A n ... Read More
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Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post : Post nasal drip can occur when one has excess drainage or if the natural drainage changes in properties. Irritants and allergens may cause it. It is ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: If the cough is productive and due to infection, you may not want to suppress it as this is the way of ridding your body of the infection. See you doc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is not healthy.: Because you may be paralysing cilia with toxins from cigarettes - thus you are not bringing up the material which you were coughing out.
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Really?: Don't smoke the cigarette. Shouldn't be smoking anyway.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with doc: You may have hyperreactive airways and you may need inhaled medication. Check with your doc.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough: The most common cause of chronic cough is post nasal drip due to allergic rhinitis, do you feel tickle in your throat or do you do throat clearing. Th ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
A cold steam: VAPORIZER may "do the trick". Use it alone or with an OTC (Over the Counter) Nasal steroid spray ( eg: Nasocort, RhinoCort) Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds about right: Not sure what the question is. There is a cough-variant asthma and it sounds like you have that and that it is triggered by cold air, smoke and perfu ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Cough: A cough can be a symptom is asthma. Often there are triggers like colds that cause it. There is often associated shortness of breath and wheezing. Kee ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
COUGH SYRUP ADDICTIO: Corcidin cough syrup contains chlophinarmine which is an anthistamine and dextromethorphan which is a cogh suppressant.It seems to me that you are add ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cough: Your cough may go away on its own.. It takes a while for the lungs to completely recover but if there is any question see your doctor. Some patients n ... Read More

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