A 42-year-old male asked:
Coughing every time i drink coffee. why the caffeine causes my cough?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Coughing immediately after swallowing hot coffee unlikely to be a reaction to caffeine. Some people have challanges to drink hot or very cold drinks. If you have a type of swallowing problem from other medical conditions that gives you a chocking sensation, seek medical attention. Meanwhile, drink all liquids when erect, slowly, and in between bites of food, until you see your Doctor.
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Reviewed Nov 22, 2021
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