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coughing so severe causing difficulty breathing, gagging, throwing up, not able to sleep, so severe has strained back and neck. should there be concer?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doc: Could be allergy, sinus infection, asthma, pneumonia, blood clots, tumor. Depends on age, risk factors, etc. At the least inhaling steam, fluids, honey may help. Don't know your history re: safety taking decongestants, cough suppressants, etc. See your doc, get relief.
Answered on Sep 14, 2013
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Dr. Mouhammed Rihawi
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See dr: This is likely post viral cough but you could have whooping cough , not uncommon in adults inspiteof vaccine , check with your local dr.
Answered on Mar 11, 2016
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