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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Rosin
48 years experience Internal Medicine
No: I assume this is not your usual pattern. Many causes for this. Without more information there is no way to narrow it down. You did not give your ag ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Nothing or infection: Does it hurt, or do you feel you need to go? If so, you need to see a doctor or nurse to check for infections. Drink a lot of fluids just to be sure ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many things: It sounds like a common smokers cough but there are many other possibilities. You should get a checkup.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
You may have: asthma or gerd or postnasal drip. See your doctor . May need referral to lung specialist for testing and examination.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Meyer
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry eyes: Your eyes try to heal dryness damage while you sleep. Use artificial tear drops in the evening and before bed. Not all drops are created equal. Tal ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Not good: Need far more information and a detailed exam and possibly some imaging studies and exams of sputum. Do you smoke? Work around toxic materials you c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
See PCP: Gotta know the cause. See pcp for work up. Could even be gerd.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
PND- Chr Cough/h"nes: A common cause of throat clearing is postnasal drip. Postnasal drip happens when your body starts producing extra mucus. ... nausea, which can be caus ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Breckenridge
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye discharge: If this is a short term problem, you may have infectious conjunctivitis (viral or bacterial). If this is a longer term problem, you likely have bleph ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Abnormal: You may have bronchitis if sinusitis or some reflux disease . Very common in smokers or if you smoke grass. See your dictor to be examined anx treated ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
GERD?: Gerd can cause lots of coughing with thick mucus. Moreover, many folks with gerd also have sleep apnea, which can cause lots of sleep problems. You sh ... Read More

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