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I Always Feel Like I Need To Cough What Could Be Causing This Symptom
A number of issues: Chronic cough can be due to lung disease, acid reflux, allergy/sinusitis with post nasal, or even be habitual. One important point is when the cough bothers you. Asthma is associated with colds and exercise. Night time cough is typical of asthma or reflux. Post nasal drip is frequently worst in the morning. I would recommend a careful evaluation by your primary doctor or a pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
When i exhale i can hear odd wheezing sounds. Sounds like it might be from throat area. What causes this? Do i need to treat somehow?
What can cause you to feel like you have fluttering in your chest. I also seem to be burping alot. Is it just gas?
Arrhythmia: You could be suffering from some form of abnormal heart rhythm. This can cause the fluttering feeling, or palpitations. Your doctor can do an EKG and, if needed, prescribe a wearable device that can record these events to see if the rhythm is abnormal when this is occurring. ...Read more
Air swallowing: It could be due to excessive air swallowing, which can be due to fast eating or drinking, mouth breathing, nasal blackage, regular gum chewing, or hyperventilation related to anxiety other causes are hiatus hernia h pylori infection gastroparesis gall bladder disease so see your doctor to find out what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more
Sinus/throat/lung/gi: Phlegm in the throat can come from infection in the sinus, throat, lung (bronchitis or pneumonia) and gerd. Each of these conditions can usually be identified and treated sometimes in combination. Sinusitis with antibiotics/decongestants, bronchitis /pneumonia with step wise asthma treatment/antibioitcs and gerd with antacid diet GI medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if I have bad anxiety i get a lot of symptoms could this be one. It's a very dull ache in my stomach everytime i swallow food what could this be ibs?
Anxiety can manifest: many bodily ways and medication can produce GI symptoms. Please see your doc so he/she can help yo sort out GI problem from med side effect, from anxiety. Please see mental health professional for anxiety. There are lots of things that type of doc can teach you to help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What to do for if I do not cough, but it sounds like I have a slight wheezing sound through my nose. Does this sound like it could be asthma?
Feel like always have to clear throat. May something be wrong? How can I fix that feeling or irritation.
LPR : Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat , post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, and throat clearing. Many studies show it responds best to proton pump inhibitor Rx like Nexium, Protonix, Dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) and others. See ENT MD to do fiberoptic exam and diagnose ...Read more
I always have a feeling I need to pee a lot but when I go I only have to go very little. What could possibly be causing this? Very bothersome
I get this strange orgasm-like feeling after I urinate and am not sure what it is. I don't have any other concerning symptoms. Could this be a UTI?
What to do if I have bad anxiety i get a lot of symptoms could this be one. It's a very dull ache in my stomach everytime i swallow food what could this be ibs?
I get a lot of sleep, and I have been finding it hard to breathe. What could cause this, what to do?
Can't diagnose: These symptoms. However, it is important to have this medically evaluated. ...Read more
Bad Left ear pain worse when I swallow. All internal had no cold. Could this be a symptom of MS? If not what else could it be? Thank you
Getting nauseated where I have to eat to feel better could liver lesions I have be a cause of this? If not any idea onwhat else could be causing this
Avoiding fatty foods: Many reasons cause nausea. It is not always from the GI tract. Pregnancy, neurology, ENT infection etc. Eating small meals, avoiding fatty, spicy foods, alcohol. If not improved, need to see your primary care physicians. Blood tests and ultrasound of the abdomen can be done to examine the liver. It is rare that liver would cause nausea alone. ...Read more
I haven't been able to breath that easily latley, I feel like something is blocking my air way. What could it be ? And I get dizzy sometimes with that
See MD: I'd recommend scheduling an appointment with your physician if your symptoms are this severe. ...Read more
I have these symptoms i want to know what it is. Coughing yellow mucus. Snot is yellow. I have a headache and feel like im going to throw up?
I sometimes have trouble urinating even when i feel the need to urinate. What could be causing this?
Commonly: It is a common symptom of a urinary infection, it requires a simple test to confirm. Some medications may also cause this symptom. Anyway, other causes are also possible. I would suggest a complete checkup. ...Read more
I have been crying in my sleep lately. What diagnoses could this symptom be attributed to and what can I do to help ease or stop it?
Its a release!: Crying , in my opinion is a physiological reaction to an emotional state, such as the emotional part of pain, happiness, sadness, etc. Crying while asleep is most likely a reaction to an emotional state while you are asleep. Some of my patients reported sleep crying during periods of emotional turmoil. Most crying is a release, a solution, and it will stop.. If it persists, you might need help. ...Read more
ALLERGIC RHINITIS : YES:Allergic rhinitis causes Swelling of nasal mucosa/itchy eyes /post nasal drip. You can do nasal irrigation with Neil Med system. Zaditor (ketotifen) Eye Drops and Claritin & Flonase are all effective. If symptoms persist follow up with your doctor for exam and labs ...Read more
Things to remember: You can be somewhat reassured that fluttering in the chest, even if due abnormal heart rhythm, is very rarely a serious problem. While rhythm problems can cause a lot of symptoms, they rarely are potentially dangerous or life-threatening. One should try to correlate symptoms with an actual pulse irregularity, either by simply feeling your own pulse at the wrist, or by wearing a portable monitor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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