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When pregnant what makes cough until you throw up?

When pregnant what makes cough until you throw up?

Reflux: Pregnancy can make reflux worse and not everybody had typical heartburn. If the coughing is worse in morning, it would also go along w reflux. Talk to ur gyn doc. Try sleeping with head of bed elevated, not eating or even drinking at least 2 hrs before going to bed. ...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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Why do I throw up when I cough?

Why do I throw up when I cough?

Reflex: Coughing increases your intra abdominal pressure, decreases the pressure in the chest when you breath in. Sometimes this induces reflux acid to come up into the esophagus. You may induce a gag reflex like this or from thick mucus. That types of spasms can be a part of a particular illness called pertussis that you could get checked for. ...Read more

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I just swallowed a hair rubber band and i'm really scared. I also unsuccessfully tried to cough and throw it up. Am i going to be okay?

I just swallowed a hair rubber band and i'm really scared. I also unsuccessfully tried to cough and throw it up. Am i going to be okay?

You will be fine: Take a deep breath and relax. If all you swallowed was a rubber band then your body will just pass it right through. Just think of it as a big piece of calamari. ...Read more

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Every night for the past 2 weeks at 2 or 3 my 12 mo old throws up from dry cough! how and whys this happening? What can I do to help her?

Every night for the past 2 weeks at 2 or 3 my 12 mo old throws up from dry cough! how and whys this happening? What can I do to help her?

May be a few things: This could be from inflamed airways in the chest, either due to a viral infection (called bronchiolitis) or early-onset asthma. If she has eczema or if there are allergies or asthma in the family, i'd consider this. It is possible, but less likely, that this is backwash of stomach acid ("reflux"). Finally, it could actually be whooping cough ("pertussus") or a related infection. See her doc. ...Read more

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11 month old continues to cough after RSV has cleared. Teething or something RSV related? Sometimes she coughs so much she throws up.

11 month old continues to cough after RSV has cleared. Teething or something RSV related? Sometimes she coughs so much she throws up.

Common: Infants who have RSV bronchiolitis will often cough intermittently for at least a month after the primary infection. They will also cough more with irritant exposures to dust/fragrance/smoke/etc. For the next year they can wheeze on occasion with minor colds.As long as baby is eating and playful it is likely okay.If the kid starts refusing feeds or to play they deserve a followup exam. ...Read more

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I have a cough for two weeks was coughing all the time so hard throw up now only when igo to sleep and it's thick and green and white?

I have a cough for two weeks was coughing all the time so hard throw up now only when igo to sleep and it's thick and green and white?

Cough w dark mucus: A cough with dark mucus, lasting 2 weeks and getting to the point of making you vomit, needs to be seen and evaluated to assure it is not an infectious disease that requires antibiotic treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more