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Cough In Day But Not At Night
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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 had coughing for the past three weeks now and am wondering if I should make a doctor's appointment or wait it out longer cough for past 3 weeks with yellow green mucus especially in morning. Coughing throughout day and especially at night. Rattlin
The last 3 nights I wake up with bad cough and sore throat I have no fever and some cough during the day worse at night?
Viral URI: Most likely you have a viral upper respiratory infection. These tend to last 7-10 days before your immune system has cleared it. If you have sinus pressure or pain in your forehead or around your face you may have a sinus infection also. Saltwater gargles and zinc lozenges may help your throat. If symptoms worsen or last longer than 10 days see your Dr. ...Read more
My son is 4 years old. He is coughing during the day but during the night when he is sleeping he doesn't cough?
2 year old still drooling. He is not teething. He wheezes a lot. He coughs all day and all night. Could it be caused by large tonsils?
4 y/o URI cough cold 2 wks ago, still has lingering unproductive cough intermittently throughout the day more at night. No fever. What meds or remedy should I use to ease the cough?
Tickle/itchy throat causing slight dry cough several times a day. No cough at night on and off for 2 weeks. Worse when I think about it. Help!
Bad cold @3 weeks ago. Still lingering cough but only during day & none at night. Could it be sign of lung cancer? 2nd hand smoke exposure as kid.
I cough all day and night gets worser when im around people are in stores are when im laying down to sleep what can it be?
My 5 month old has a bad cough, she don't want to eat and she has less then 4 wet pampers. The cough is day and night?
My3.5 old month baby developed a cough my PD said its from the weather, she coughs like 5min. &then 2 or 3 more coughs during the day& nothing @ night?
At this age, she does not have a fully developed immune system. There are many possible causes, including RSV viral infection and pertussis.
I would recommend a virtual inbox consult to better assess the problem.
In addition, you may like to discuss the possibility of aspiration/choking on formula with your PCP. ...Read more
My 13 year old yorkie has a very bad cough can last all day and night I wanted to find out what medicine I can give him until he goes to the vet? His breathing is also very short
No human medicine: Unfortunately is is not in the scope of this forum to provide veterinay answers. What I can tell you is that many "human" medications can kill a dog. You need to take him to a emergency pet hospital asap because of his breathing, it sounds like he is having labored breathing and he is also a "senior " pooch. Good luck to both of you ...Read more
13 year girl has been coughing yellow mucus, 17 days with a cough, 8 days were day and night, now she only coughs in the morning? Bronchitis or not?
Cough: She needs to be examined to know the cause of her cough and mucus. This could be sinus, upper respiratory, lung, allergy or asthma. Only by exam can you know the cause. If she is febrile or having problems breathing, seek immediate help. If she is without fever and comfortable, you can wait and see if this resolves on its own. ...Read more
I have constant thirst and urination. I also have an itch in my throat that causes me to cough through out the day and night. I have been to two differnet doctors recently. They said they found nothing wrong with my urine and I am not diabetic. Please hel
2yr old has a cough for 4 weeks day and night. Eats/plays normal. No fever, or runny nose, no wheezing. Throat irritated from cough. Allergies? Doc visit?
My son coughs so much during the day but sleeps at night and does not cough even ounce. What exactly does he have?
Requires exam: He may also need allergy and pulmonary function testing. ...Read more