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I cough at night and can't sleep.

I cough at night and can't sleep.

Consult your MD: You are not able to sleep because of cough, i will suggest you get it checked by your doctor.You may have 1gastro intestinal reflux 2allergies/asthma 3chronoc bronchitis 4cough due to smoking and there can be other pulmonary conditions causing the cough. ...Read more

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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If I at night keep cough when sleep? What can I do

If I at night keep cough when sleep? What can I do

See doctor...: Possible reasons for a nocturnal cough include post-nasal drip, gerd, bronchospasm from any cause or a combination of factors. Since all of these have different treatments, you will need to see your doctor to be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I've been having this cough that hasn't let me have a good night sleep.. Any recommendations?

I've been having this cough that hasn't let me have a good night sleep.. Any recommendations?

How long and: What else? Do you have fever? Do you produce sputum? Are you taking any medications? These and other things that can only be ascertained by an in-person examination needs to be evaluated. It would be prudent to see a doctor, if the cough has persisted more than 2-3 days. ...Read more

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I cough a lot and can't sleep what can it be?

I cough a lot and can't sleep what can it be?

Chronic cough: Many causes of peristent cough, including chronic bronchitis, asthma, brochial tumors, allergies, post nasal drip, reflux and more. Best to get evaluated for what is causing it for you. ...Read more

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Nyquil cough...How long will it put you to sleep?

Nyquil cough...How long will it put you to sleep?

Up to 6 hours averag: It causes up to 6 hours of sleep on average, but beware that some people are more sensitive to the sedating properties andalusia sleep longer. Dinky drive or operate machinery unless you are wide awake. ...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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I have a productive cough, and i can't sleep. I was wondering of there is any home remedies to cure fast.?

I have a productive cough, and i can't sleep. I was wondering of there is any home remedies to cure fast.?

Productive cough: The value of productive coughing is the clearing of unwanted materials from the respiratory tract. Curing it beneficially would be by alleviating the primary cause. If this is viral, it should clear up by itself. If you smoke, stop. You can suppress cough with a variety of compounds containing dextromethorphan, but this will also inhibit clearing of materials that may be beneficial. ...Read more

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My baby is 6 months she has a heavy cough right now.. Is it better for her to sleep on her back or stomache ?

My baby is 6 months she has a heavy cough right now.. Is it better for her to sleep on her back or stomache ?

On her side. : I would not recommend you put her on her belly and you may be to worried to put her on her back so a comfortable and safe position for her might be on her side. You can also raise the head of the crib slightly. Is she vaccinated? Has she seen her pcp lately? Would not want to miss an rsv, croup or whooping cough. Good luck. Hope she gets better soon. /jp. ...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