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College Station, TX
A female asked:

3 year old has night time coughing/choking fits that happen without warning and always cause vomiting. she is always asleep.what is this?!

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Dr. Erica Thomas
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Nighttime cough: Postural changes may provoke cough as a result of post-nasal drainage. The subsequent forceful coughing may prompt emesis, sometimes produing phlegm.
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