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Rochester Hills, MI
A 16-year-old female asked:

In the morning i wake up not being able to breath or swallow due to build up of phlegm in my throat, i don't know what to do about this issue.

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Checkup: It sound like you may have a post nasal drip, pooling into the back of your throat. I suggest an examination and also, ask about the possibility of acid reflux while you sleep. Definitely get a medical opinion.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Sinus issues, and GERD most likely explanations, and often associated with morning coughing.
Apr 29, 2014
Last updated Jun 20, 2014


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