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A 72-year-old female asked:

I have barretts. cough a lot when i get up - sometimes phlegm but no blood, now on omeprazole. respiratory and ent investigations all ok but chronic cough in the morning continues. can you suggest possible cough and how dangerous is the cough?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Rule out: Rule out bronchospasm and aspiration. An Ba Swallow test is suggested. Sleep with a 30 degree elevation of the head of the bed.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Reflux: Reflux of gastric contents may be getting into your lungs. If you are overweight losing weight is imperative to reduce this abnormal situation.

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