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How to stop gerd cough

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Met: An inbox consultation is available to review your case. From your description, aspiration and bronchospasm are possible causes of your cough.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Long time.....: Gerd can lead to bronchospasm which, in turn, leads to cough. The cough will likely continue until the getd is adequately treated. If the cough contin... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Definitely: Cough,usually nonproductive, is a common symptom in GERD cases. A gastroenterologist could help you with meal advice and medication if you have true G... Read More
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Night and early morning cough may be related to GERD; however, the cough during eating is not common. If this persists you may need to see a doctor to... Read More
Dr. Warren Foster
Cardiac Electrophysiology 21 years experience
Can be symptom: But other things besides GERD can lead to cough, such as problems with your swallowing reflex or pouches in your feeding tube. GERD symptoms may more... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Possible, unlikely: A cough can be caused by many things, gerd being one of them. Not sure how you know your had gastritis, but that is not linked to gerd or a cough. E... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Antiacid: take an antiacid from the "ppi" family (proton pump inhibitor), such as omeprazole, pantoprazole, etc.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Meds and lifestyle: Chronic cough from reflux happens because a little stomch acid gets into your lungs at night. This sets up a cycle of inflammation. Try putting the he... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Reflux causing cough: Coughing occurs because the gastric contents are refluxed back up the esophagus and spill onto the larynx (voice box) which because irritated and trie... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Appelblatt
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Coughing up black specks is not normal, unless you wear a lot of black eyeliner! the reflux is not unusual, especially if a month of treatment helped ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Spasmodic cough: if GERD try ranitidine / prevecid &elevate head of bed . May also be post nasal drip/sinusitis for which zyrtec prior to bed and elevation of he... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
LPR.: Using the term LPR usually suggests the refluxate is rising high enough to trigger the cough reflex, a level to which GERD does not reach. Remember, ... Read More
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