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incessant coughing at night

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Cough: Go to your doctor and be checked out. Sounds as if the cough is debilitating and adversely affecting your quality of life.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Albuterol: Influenza has hit the milwaukee, wi area hard. Influenza commonly causes a bad cough for 7 to 10 days. Albuterol can be very helpful. However, i al ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Strep treated also?: You could be retested but without the data I will not be able to advise more. You have a cough. You have a fever. Have you had a chest films? Yo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Doesn't seem serious: This does not appear to be serious. In fact, this is likely an expected symptom of a resolving flu-like illness. This apparently started very recent ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: If there is a history of allergies or asthma in the family, your child is also at higher risk of developing these conditions. Is he or she growing wel ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or nyquil might help rash/cough, but won't replace medical evaluation, take the child to the doctor/urgent care/ER, good lu ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Night cough: Night time cough is a common symptom in people with asthma. Usually the cough (with or without wheezing or chest tightness) can occur between 2-3 am. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Cough when lying: May be reflux, or post nasal drip , even asthmatic may cough as your lungs are more compressed when ying down. Check PFTs, check for reflux consider ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Night time coughing: The most common reason for night time coughing when prone is acid and acidic odors coming from heartburn and esophageal acid. If you have this you mu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Nighttime cough: Coughing at night can occur in a number of ailments, most commonly GERD (gastroesophgeal reflux disease), asthma, post-nasal drip/allergies, and fluid ... Read More
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