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what does it mean when you cough a lot

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Coughing: You might have some reflux coming up to your throat. Coughing is one of the most common symptoms of lpr, or laryngopharyngeal reflux. I would have y ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Shanes
44 years experience Cardiology
If : If you are having shortness of breath laying down and need to sit up to breathe something is wrong.Yoe should be evaluated first for congestive heart ... Read More
Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
May be heart failure: Being short of breath lying down is called orthopnea, often associated with paroxysmal dyspnea - awakening in the night short of breath and having to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Bobbitt
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many causes of cough: Enlarged tonsils can cause a reactive cough, however there are numerous common causes of cough. Evaluation and treatment of cough typically starts wit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Multifactorial.....: There are many reasons why a person with kidney failure might cough. Volume overload can result in fluid in the lungs which can produce a cough. Certa ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cholecystitis: These symptoms may or may not be related to gall bladder disease. You need to see a gastroenterologist and have ultrasound and possibly hida scan per ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Multiple reasons.: A cough can be caused by many different reasons: allergies, sinusitis, reflux, asthma, bronchitis pneumonia, etc. Sometimes it can be hard to find the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chastain
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need more details: There is a large list of things that can cause cough- asthma, reflux, allergy, sinus infection, nerve irritation, among others. A dry cough is less li ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
A diagnosis.: The issue is not that you're coughing, but why. There are myriad reasons for a persistent cough, some rather benign and simple, others quite concerni ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Cough: Chronic cough has to be investigated. It may be one of several things, bronchitis, pleurisy, acid reflux, non specific lung conditions etc. You probab ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Ciechanowski
39 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Exercise induced: Possibly asthma, but you need to be evaluated for other possible causes. See you doctor

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