Top
30
Doctor insights on: Gaging

Share
1

1
What causes constant gagging?

What causes constant gagging?

Not normal: Not normal. See MD for exam to sort out cause. ...Read more

2

2
What could cause constant gagging?

What could cause constant gagging?

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

3

3
What is chronic gagging symptom of?

Gagging: Chronic gagging is due to a hypersensitivity on the pharynx. You could try to anesthetize the area to stop the feedback loop of feeling like there is something there. You can try viscous lidocaine. Your doctor can write for it. It is 2% solution. If this does not work you can try gabapentin. You will need a prescription for this and a doctor's visit. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

4

4
Why might I gag when its cold outside?

Why might I gag when its cold outside?

Cold, dry air: A couple of possible reasons- cold, dry air increases mucus production. Mucus viscosity also increases with cold temperatures. Additionally, histamines are released if cold temperature air is breathed into the lungs. ...Read more

7

7
I have a really bad gagging problem. Can anyone help me?

Dysphagia?: Sounds like you may have a condition called chronic functional dysphagia. You should see an ENT physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

8

8
I'm coughing to the point where im gagging what should I do?

I'm coughing to the point where im gagging what should I do?

Seek care: Cough is a normal reflex to clear the lower airway. However, if cough continues beyond 6-8 weeks or is associated with other symptoms, an uation is necessary. Gagging or vomiting after severe coughing can be seen in asthma and whooping cough (pertussis). Stomach acid reflux can trigger coughing and have associated gagging. A cough specialist such as a pulmonologist or allergist can help. ...Read more

9

9
I have a constant nervous feeling and keep gagging. What could be wrong?

I have a constant nervous feeling and keep gagging. What could be wrong?

Varied possiblities: First of all you should see your primary care physician to rule out physical illnesses such as a thyroid condition, which could cause these symptoms. If you are cleared physically, it could be stress, which has an impact on your GI tract and could cause the problems with gagging or swallowing. Relaxation exercises may be helpful but be certain to rule out physical illness. ...Read more

11

11
How long does the impression tray stay in when fitting for a crown? What if I gag easily>

How long does the impression tray stay in when fitting for a crown? What if I gag easily>

2-4min: It depends on the material that is uses for the impression but many new fast setting materials will still take a couple minutes to set properly and for a crown accuracy it is critical to be completely set up before removal which could cause distortion and a poorly fitting crown. ...Read more

12

12
What do you suggest if my son is 3 months and he vomits frequently and chokes and gags on it?

What do you suggest if my son is 3 months and he vomits frequently and chokes and gags on it?

Acid reflux, infant: This could be acid reflux which is common in infants. Reflux usually causes vomiting through the mouth or nose after feedings, with abrupt position change, or when pressure is placed on the abdomen. The severity of reflux varies. It usually lessens by 6 months of age but requires treatment in babies who don't gain weight or choke/gag. Reflux is not usually associated with fever or diarrhea. ...Read more

13

13
Can person choke on food then lose consciousness without warning signs like coughing or gagging?

Can person choke on food then lose consciousness without warning signs like coughing or gagging?

Yes...: If someone chokes on food and completely blocks their airway, they will lose consciousness without coughing or gagging. The heimlich maneuver can be life-saving in a case like this. ...Read more

14

14
My son is 3 months and he vomits frequently and chokes and gags on it. Is something wrong with him?

My son is 3 months and he vomits frequently and chokes and gags on it. Is something wrong with him?

Simple reflux: This is a normal pattern in infancy that peaks around 4 months and begins to fade as they spend more time sitting upright. The kid who smiles and will eat again soon (happy spitter) is not bothered by the events. If he won't eat again or acts sickly, it could be an illness or treatable acid reflux.Thickened feeds can often help this along with positioning baby at an upright angle. ...Read more

15

15
I'm having a hard time eating the amount of food I should. Sometimes I even gag. I just can't eat. What can I do?

I'm having a hard time eating the amount of food I should. Sometimes I even gag. I just can't eat. What can I do?

See doc: Unfortunately, based on the limited description you gave, it is hard to suggest more than to see your doc for further evaluation. It appears you are having troubles swallowing and your doc may recur to a swallow study, referral to specialist or may be able to derive more info by talking to you and prescribe you appropriate treatment. ...Read more

17

17
My 7mo gags when I give her foods with more consistency. I'm trying to transition her as she already crawls. How can I help her to accept it?

My 7mo gags when I give her foods with more consistency. I'm trying to transition her as she already crawls. How can I help her to accept it?

Probably too young: At 6 months of age, one can try giving the baby some baby cereal (prepared with water or formula). If the baby is able to move the cereal around in his mouth, and swallow most of it, they he is ready for solid baby foods. If the baby seems to keep sticking his tongue forward and push the cereal out (or gags), then he should practice off and on after a few weeks. If still problems, see the doctor. ...Read more

18

18
Can a rubber dam make you gag?

Can a rubber dam make you gag?

Yes: If you have a stong gag reflex, yes. Especially of the rubber dam is placed on a posterio tooth. ...Read more

20

20
Why do I start to gag when I cough?

Why do I start to gag 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

21

21
Can the epiglottis cause you to gag?

Can the epiglottis cause you to gag?

Epiglottis ; gagging: Hello. Manipulating you base of tongue, uvula, tonsils or epiglottis will probably cause gagging. There is a rich supply of sensory receptors in this region that helps our body sense the pathway of food. If it feels altered, gagging will occur which protects our airway. ...Read more

22

22
I'm having digestion troubles and gagging?

I'm having digestion troubles and gagging?

Sure we can help...: ...but you're going to have to be more specific as to your symptoms, signs, medical conditions, drugs tried, tests performed with results in order to get a directed response. ...Read more

23

23
How could I make my self puke without gagging?

Why would you?: The gag is actually part of a neural reflex and involves the road to your lungs being blocked off with your epiglottis (top part of your voice box0, so vomit does not get aspirated. Acid in the lungs, bad. ...Read more

24

24
Will start to gag when I first get my retainer?

Will start to gag when I first get my retainer?

Maybe: But even if you do, your body will soon get used to the feeling of having the retainer and those gagging sensations will go away.

Put your new retainer in and make sure to take lots of deep, slow breaths and tell yourself it is ok. Your brain can help you with this. ...Read more

25

25
I've been gagging for no reason. What's going on?

Well: Well really need more information. You have had some studies done. Why and when? Your sinus could be the issue if you are having a lot of drainage. Your could have acid reflux so change your diet. More healthy foods water and exercise. Start there ...Read more

26

26
Where can I get a palate-less impression tray to reduce gagging?

Where can I get a palate-less impression tray to reduce gagging?

Lower tray: Have the dentist try in and use a lower tray for the upper impression. I do it all the time. Since they are plastic, occasionally I may need to warm it, bend it a little, chill it and I have a workable tray. ...Read more

27

27
Is there anything I can do to keep from gagging during a strep test?

Gag Reflex: No. The gag reflex is very strong in some people. It can be controlled somewhat be spraying anesthetics in the throat but that interferes with the test. So, you just need to open wide and the lab tech has to be quick. Sorry, it bothers me too! ...Read more

28

28
What might be wrong if my son wakes up every morning with this gagging cough?

Virus or allergies: Allergies and asthma are possible, bacterial or viral infections, or even esophageal reflux.
An appointment to see an md is indicated. ...Read more

29

29
I am always nauseous and I also often gag when I am feeling nervous. What should I do?

I am always nauseous and I also often gag when I am feeling nervous. What should I do?

Be reassured: That it is a natural / common reaction to stress. If stress is becoming too common or severe than medications may be warranted. ...Read more

30

30
Sometimes in the morning or right after I eat I gag alot. What could cause me to gag so much?

Reflux disease;: Gagging after eating can be due to swelling or irritation of blockage in the swallowing area.
A. Have specialist examine lower throat for evidence of pooling - means food not going down right.
b.Look for evidence of acid inflammation in the lower throat.

Meantime try to eat calmly see it that helps. ...Read more