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Enlarged Tonsils Cough Asthma General Allergies
Probably yes: A child who has big tonsils in the throat and big adenoids, with bad allergy symptoms, likely coughs on and off, has trouble breathing through the nose, and at night has trouble sleeping due to snoring. Taking the tonsils and adenoids out, along with using steroid nasal sprays in the nose, may make his life a great deal smoother (sleeps better, coughs less, breathes easier through the nose). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
Yes: Allergic rhinitis & enlarged tonsils may interfere with normal nasal breathing resulting in congestion (nasal stuffiness) & mouth breathing. Complications include snoring, hoarseness, bad breath, sleep apnea, sleep disturbances, malocclusion of the teeth, and other anatomic distortions of the mouth. Mouth breathing worsens asthma because of inhalation of relatively cold, dryer air into the lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if food stuck in my tonsils lacunas? Details: I have enlarged tonsils and deep lacunas. I have rheum almost all life. Dont have any allergy
4 yr old has had chronic cough for 12wks+.Has been diagnosed & is treated for acid reflux & asthma.Also diagnose w/ lrg tonsils/adenoids.Cause 4cough?
All of those: Cough is a symptom of "something" and in a 4 year old, things such as acid reflux, asthma, nasal allergies, and chronic infection (chronic tonsilitis for example) can cause this. Treatments for each are different and often, these things can occur together. If the treatments for reflux, asthma, and allergies are not working, you should see an ENT to get an opinion about the tonsils and .Adenoids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would dry air tend to make a person cough more if they have allergies or asthma than humidified air?
Usually: Dry (and cold) air is particularly bad for exercise induced asthma and that frequently causes cough. Swimming was always said to be better than running for asthma, but now with public pools so highly chlorinated, that also often makes asthma worse. For nasal allergies, the best way to humidify is to use saline nasal spray or flush. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Each time my 23mo gets a cold, his cough lingers for weeks! otherwise he's fine. What's up with that? I don't think he has asthma. Mild allergies.
Allergies to many meds; now chronic cough. I'm 40, never had asthma, but could I have it suddenly now? Drs ask if I have it, but how would i know?
If u been told b4: Drug allergy and celiac don't directly increase asthma risk. Adult-onset asthma is one of several common causes of chronic cough at 40, Asthma often returns; knowing this makes asthma meds worth a try. Also helpful: X-rays, family story, physical exam, spirometry (blowing tests done right); consider, but don't assume asthma. Allergists and pulmonologists are specialists in cough and asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
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