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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Daily Morning Cough (Overview)

Daily morning cough is a cough that occurs first thing in the morning on most days. It can be seen in long-term smokers, or people with lung disease.


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What causes daily morning cough?

What causes daily morning cough?

Chronic bronchitis?: If you are a smoker and have productive am cough for six weeks, you fit the diagnosis of chronic bronchitis. Post nasal drainage from assuming the upright position may also be a cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Daily Morning Cough (Overview)

Daily morning cough is a cough that occurs first thing in the morning on most days. It can be seen in long-term smokers, or people with lung disease.


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What causes daily morning cough?

Chronic bronchitis?: If you are a smoker and have productive am cough for six weeks, you fit the diagnosis of chronic bronchitis. Post nasal drainage from assuming the upright position may also be a cause. ...Read more

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Treating a Cough (Checklist)

Try over-the-counter cough medications at the start of a cough
Daily
If the coughing persists or worsens, see a doctor promptly
Daily
If you have chest pain or shortness of breath with cough, see a doctor
Once
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What could cause daily morning cough that leads to vomiting?

What could cause daily morning cough that leads to vomiting?

Possibilities...: Possible diagnoses include gerd, sinus disease or a combination of factors. See your doctor as there are treatments that are effective for these conditions. ...Read more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Checklist)

Avoid an empty stomach
Once
Nibble on dry crackers
Once
Sip ginger ale or other carbonated beverages
Once
Keep crackers and ginger ale next to your bed
Once
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What can be done about a morning cough dr say it's post nasal drip?

What can be done about a morning cough dr say it's post nasal drip?

Treatment...: There are treatments for post-nasal drip including prescription nasal sprays. Treatment does depend on the etiology of the post-nasal drip (ex. Allergies, post-cold, etc.) your doctor can treat this depending on the cause. Sometimes, it is a self-limiting process so it may resolve on its own in a few days. See your doctor if it doesn't resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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Treating Whooping Cough (Checklist)

Control the cough with medications and keep hydrated
Once
Finish all antibiotics, even if the patient is improving or better
Once
Assure all immunizations are up to date, and avoid newborns when sick
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My one year old son has a everyday (only)morning cough, constant nose congestion and gaggs and chokes on some foods.Any reasons?

My one year old son has a everyday (only)morning cough, constant nose congestion and gaggs and chokes on some foods.Any reasons?

Aspiration, reflux: Many things can cause long-term cough and congestion in a one-year old, most relate to inhaling (aspirating) what they eat. What you describe should be discussed with your doctor as they could lead to pneumonia. Be sure your son doesn't get a bottle or cup propped in bed at night. Your doctor is likely to want to check out his swallowing and possible acid reflux. Allergies aren't too likely. ...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