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Please tell me if it is good for a baby to sleep without a pillow?

Please tell me if it is good for a baby to sleep without a pillow?

Yes: An infant should sleep without a pillow so that they won't accidentally suffocate. ...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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Nose gets partially blocked every night once i lay down even after using nasal spray and two pillows.and my cough starts as well.not able to sleep wel?

Nose gets partially blocked every night once i lay down even after using nasal spray and two pillows.and my cough starts as well.not able to sleep wel?

See doctor: If you have an allergic issue, you may consider trying a steroid nasal spray. Although your cough may be from post-nasal drips (if you have nasal allergy) but one can't rule out other causes such as bronchial asthma or sinus infection. Thus it may be a good idea to get your doctor to check this out. ...Read more

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Coughs 24/7 even sleeping hours. Propped up with two pillows. Not sick/asthma. Heavy smoker. Coughing 6mos or more. Could this be COPD? Congested 24/7

Coughs 24/7 even sleeping hours. Propped up with two pillows. Not sick/asthma. Heavy smoker. Coughing 6mos or more. Could this be COPD? Congested 24/7

Pulm. Visit: I would suggest an eval by a lung specialist. It is important to analyze the sputum, perform lung function testing and to obtain an imaging study. I hope that you can try to quit. The American Lung Association can help if you give them a call. Congestion can cause post nasal drip and you can try a decongestant at night. This can contribute to your cough, but since you smoke, pls visit M.D. ...Read more

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What is a cervical pillow?

What is a cervical pillow?

Contoured: A pillow which is contoured to the neck and gives support. ...Read more

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Are pillows bad for your neck?

Are pillows bad for your neck?

Let me help: You need a pillow to support your head. If not, your neck will be straining all night. I guess if you feel more comfortable without one, than fine, but it's probably a bad idea. ...Read more

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