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Cotton feeling throat and lungs. Cannot breathe in cold air cough like seal. When sleeping wake up coughing sometimes, is this asthma?

Cotton feeling throat and lungs. Cannot breathe in cold air cough like seal. When sleeping wake up coughing sometimes, is this asthma?

Maybe: Asthma symptoms are cough, wheeze, shortness of breath and/or chest tightness that is recurrent. It typically worsens at night and with exercise. There are multiple triggers including allergies, smoke/irritants and even acid reflux. An allergist or pulmonologist can perform a history, exam and lung function tests to help determine if asthma is the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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What is the best sleeping position for babies with cold and cough?

What is the best sleeping position for babies with cold and cough?

On their back: Sleeping on the back with the head slightly elevated. You can use a folded towel underneath the head end of the mattress (not directly under the baby's head like a pillow.). ...Read more

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What is best to take for a productive cough while at work vs when I have to sleep?

What is best to take for a productive cough while at work vs when I have to sleep?

Cough issues:: First: stop smoking if you do smoke. Daytime cough (non-bacterial): i like cough drops, but medication you can take that wont make you drowsy: tessalon perles, zonatuss pills, Robitussin dm. Nighttime cough (non bacterial, non-asthma related): i like tussionex or Phenergan (promethazine) with codiene. See your doc. He will give you the right combo. You may need antibiotics. You may need a culture. ...Read more

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Colds, cough, sleep, stiff neck, what to do?

Colds, cough, sleep, stiff neck, what to do?

See your doctor: Likely its bothering you a lot, your doctor should be able to help you. ...Read more

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What could be causing a headache that persists more than a week? They are usually so bad I have to sleep it off; no cold or cough.

What could be causing a headache that persists more than a week?  They are usually so bad I have to sleep it off; no cold or cough.

Headaches: The ongoing headaches for a week warrant medical attention. Some of the common causes in a 50-year-old person include arthritis or a herniated disc in the neck, sinusitis, a brain tumor, a ruptured aneurysm, and poorly controlled high blood pressure. Migraines usually do not start at the age of 50. See a neurologist for evaluation of the headaches. ...Read more

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11 month female baby have a faver. Maybe on air condition room sleep and get cold. Not cry, not cough, just feel haven't strengtg get up.

11 month female baby have a faver. Maybe on air condition room sleep and get cold. Not cry, not cough, just feel haven't strengtg get up.

FEVER UNKNOWN ORIGIN: If baby is weak especially febrile and not eating , he needs to be seen by md to find out the cause of fever. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more