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Burping And Coughing
I am a 24 year old non smoker. Every year around this time I have days where I have trouble breathing and I burp and cough up a lot of congestion. Why?
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
I have GERD but which I was diagnosed 8months ago well I had a tummy issue now I'm fine but I started coughing leading with burps dry cough GERD again?
My three month old baby is vomiting lot. Each time after feed and often. And each time she burps she coughs little. And cries lot. I am worried.?
I have anxious burping habit & acid reflux. Recently, getting over cold, have cough. Will burping & coughing at the same time be harmful to me? Tips?
Burping: Most often people who are burping often are swallowing air and creating more belching and the cycle goes on. Coughing simultaneously is probably not additive. Try not to force yourself to belch. If you have excessive gas, drink hot (not too hot) water to break down the gas bubbles. You can also take simethicone after meals to prevent gas build up. ...Read more
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I have an extremely bad cough and I cough until I burp, I'm coughing up air bubbles I think. Someone I know had given it to me, is this a virus?
The cough may be:
The cough may be caused by a virus or bacteria or less likely asthma. At the end of coughing you take in air and some of that air goes down your esophagus to your stomach.
After enough coughing air accumulates in your stomach and then just rises as a bubble or several bubbles up and out from where it first came. ...Read more
I had a fall 4 days ago & fell onto a hard object, the pain was very severe, I went to my gp, & they gave me pain killers, which have helped, but if I burp, cough hard, pick something up or twist, I get a very severe pain under my breast & it feels like m
Broken rib: You either broke or bruise your rib. Either way it is very painful. If pain persisted ask for a rib block and ribs X-ray it really will not matter if you broke it or bruise it the treatment is the same ...Read more
Congestion: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection which is causing nasal and upper airway congestion which is blocking off your eustacian tubes. This causes obstruction in the passage of air into the middle ear and leads to the popping sensation. It should get better as the infection runs it's course. An oral or nasal decongestant may give some short term relief. ...Read more
Weird smell in nose when bending over, or burping/coughing/yawning. Dr. said could be Cacosmia or a fungal infection. What is Cacosmia? He didn't say.
Imagining a bad odor: It is the imaging or perception of a bad or foul odor. It can be psychological or some times associated with a brain tumor. It also can be associated with reflux, sinus infections, or infected rhinitis. Oral hygiene problems or halitosis. See if your physician can refer you to an ENT for a check up. ...Read more
I have a powdery feeling at a place in my throat and when I drink water, I get burps and vomit coughs. It seems like mucus is stuck in my throat?
Light pressure in right side of chest, been on n off since Friday, fine over night. Indigestion (burping) and a slight cough altho not frequent?
Right side chest: Possibilities include some esophageal dysfunction, bronchial or lung pathology or even tension of muscles in the rib cage. If symptoms persist your physician will take a thorough history, examine you with special attention to the rib cage and lungs. Appropriate tests will be ordered and possibly a referral to a gastroenterologist will be made. ...Read more
My 1 month old baby has a reflux but sometimes when she wakes up she coughs is it because she didn't burp before sleeping? Reflux causes cough right?
Yes it can: And most babies have reflux, they outgrow it as get bigger, you had the answer in your question: burp your baby well after feeding, if wet burps are a problem, try reflux precautions: thickening feeds, feeding smaller amounts more frequently, raising the bed 30 degrees, feeding the baby at 45 degree angle, etc, enjoy your baby ...Read more
Sudden shoulder pain. It hurts when I breath, yawn, move my shoulder arms, head or neck, sniffle, cough, burp. It hurts when I do anything?
Shoulder pain: Get an evaluation with your primary care doctor first. Suggest a shoulder xray and a chest xray with a general medical exam. ...Read more
I am experiencing vomiting abdominal pains burping fever, constant urination and cough what is the condition?
Shortness of breath, chest pain, burping and farting a lot, cough that won't go away, noisy stomach (not hungry), stomach cramping, I had EKG and chest X-ray 2 weeks ago and they were clear. Is this gerd?
Hi. Is there a way to quit coughing plus burping both together I'm coughing from sinus infection & burping from acid reflux. One starts off the other?
My 3yr old is coughing burping a lot and has been sick 3 times today his twin brother has just got chicken pox is this the start for my coughing twin?
Hi coughing & burping at same time & felt twitching sensation on top left side of head, didn't hurt. Idea? Have sinus infection & acid reflux
I had uncontrolled coughing two months ago than it stopped and now its back again what could this be I cough and sometimes burp after it!
Sounds pretty bad: You want to check with your lung doc to know what is going on. A cxr may be useful. ...Read more
When I cough its repetitive; and while coughing, I have to burp causing me to gasp for breath afterwards what could be causing this.?
I have a really bad cough and when I cough I burp. It doesn't seem to be getting better and flares up worse at night. It has been a week. I am a healt?
My baby is 2 weeks old, probably once or twice a day while im burping him, he gets a bark like cough. I'm concerned about this. Any idea what it may be?
Feellng shrt of brthe especially after cough past week. Some chst pain burping mor than usual. Been taking anit gas and acid all week some relife.
Shortness of breath: Stomach acid reflux has been associated with lower respiratory symptoms like cough and a condition that can affect asthma. It's important to address both the GI symptoms and the respiratory symptoms as treatment of both may provide the best relief. Chest pain may be a symptom of both ge (acid) reflux and asthma. ...Read more
Symptoms: You may be an air swallower and chronically distended. Not enough information here to know probability. See your doc for evaluation and suggestions ...Read more
See Doctor: It could be an svt, or any other rapid heart rate, so should be evaluated by a dr to make sure it gets treated appropriately. ...Read more