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why do I cough when I eat

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Irritant: The salt may be serving asan irritant causing you yo vough.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Dairy products: sometimes induces sputum. Perhaps this and the cold temperature of ice cream causes you to cough.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Could be asthma: There are many things that than cause after eating. One could be aspiration- accidentally swallowing liquids down the wrong pipe. If this only happe ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Second opinion: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
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Cough: unless you are allergic to chocolates , you should be fine
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Jelly normally safe: It is certainly not a scientific fact that eating jelly leads to cough. Actually, there is no link between jelly and coughing. If you find yourself a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Swallowing trouble?: Dysphagia (trouble swallowing) can cause problems. Uncoordinated contractions in mouth, throat, esophagus can cause pooling of material. A bunch of ... Read More
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Anything : But if you have a cold you must drink more liquids. I recommend to my patients a lot of chicken soup, and as important is rest.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Aspiration?: If eating or drinking provokes vigorous coughing then aspiration should be considered. There is a swallow evaluation that can be done to look for asp ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No specific diet: For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup or other soups/ broths. For hydration- lots of water. Try clear brot ... Read More

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