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A 53-year-old male asked:

I am experiencing cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sound, phlegm or mucus, chronic) (worsened by: lying flat, exposure to secondhand smoke, night time) , gagging and throat tightness. the following also describes me: nasal congestion. what shoul

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Confusing post: The symptoms mentioned are not specific enough to indicate a cause. I would invest in some Mucinex & drink plenty of fluids. That should help.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Nasal saline: Nasal saline rinses and over the counter cough medication may help in reducing the cough. Monitor for fever and follow up with your PCP. Stay well hydrated and rest.

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