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Long time.....: Gerd can lead to bronchospasm which, in turn, leads to cough. The cough will likely continue until the getd is adequately treated. If the cough continues after that, then there may be other factors contributing to the cough including bronchospasm from another etiology, post-nasal drip, etc. So, if you are still coughing, see your doctor again. If you smoke, you need to quit! ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
What is a GERD cough like? I had gastritis last week and now I have a tickly cough, could it be linked?
Possible, unlikely: A cough can be caused by many things, gerd being one of them. Not sure how you know your had gastritis, but that is not linked to gerd or a cough. Environmental allergies and asthma would typically be at the tip of the list. Of course if you smoke, that would influence it as well. ...Read more
How common is LPR without coughing at all? Studies often split into GERD with/without cough or they use acid to study cough reflex. No cough = no LPR?
I have GERD but which i was diagnosed 8months ago well i had a tummy issue now i'm fine but i started coughing leading with burps dry cough GERD again?
My mom, 60, has burning sensations all over her body and scalp for 3 yrs with joint pain, recurrent cough, GERD & memory loss.Any suggestion?
Complex issues: You describe several different problems. It is hard to determine if there is a single unifying cause of these problems. You may have to take each problem and work with a specialist for each to address it. Alternatively, your internal medicine physician may be able to find some endocrine cause that is linking these problems together. ...Read more
Meds and lifestyle: Chronic cough from reflux happens because a little stomch acid gets into your lungs at night. This sets up a cycle of inflammation. Try putting the head of your bed up on blocks so you're not totally flat. Avoid drinking liquids for an hour before bed. Avoid chocolate, alcohol, peppermint, spicy foods and tobacco. They relax the lower sphincter of your esophagus. You may need a ppi (med); ask doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a chronic cough from gerd and post nasyl drip associated with coughing after someone sprays perfume too? It's dry cough.
Yes.....: Hopefully the coughing doesn't last too long. This isn't well studied but, any time the lungs become inflamed due to any reason, they become susceptible to further inflammation from EVERY reason. The previous irritation from GERD sets up susceptibility to the perfumes. Most long term asthma medicines help this but monteleukast might be the best. ...Read more
Palpable pulse suprasternal notch. 21f overweight. Could this be the cause of my unresolved GERD and recurring barking cough that no one can seem fix?
Normal: You are feeling aortic pulsations transmitted thru the tracheal wall. This does not explain your symptoms. ...Read more
If my chronic cough subsides completely with inhaled asthma med, does it rule out other causes? or does sinus cough and GERD react to salmeterol too?
Temp 96.5 slight dry cough got GERD hard to eat how do I know if it's pneumonia keep thinking i inhaled food I have really bad anxiety but throat dry
I have a weakly positive ANA and positive rnp. I also have fatigue, joint pain and swelling, dry cough and GERD symptoms. No raynaud's, though. ?
Big picture: My first concerns are whether your gerd is real -- get endoscoped, and it may be the cause of your cough and if so this is dangerous. There are several rnp's that speak either to mixed connective tissue disease or scleroderma; the latter's unlikely with no raynaud's though gerd can mimic the esophageal troubles. Just my thoughts; others will share as well. ...Read more
Does GERD include (hard to explain)a cough on top of a normal cough due to escaping acid vapour,Endoscopy was ok over a year ago.ideas?
I have had a cough that is usually productive for a few months now. I don't have GERD symptoms, and I've already tried antibiotics. What could it be?
I think my cough is from GERD because it happens more often when I eat. What causes me to cough? Is my esophagus sensitive from the acid?
Reflux causing cough: Coughing occurs because the gastric contents are refluxed back up the esophagus and spill onto the larynx (voice box) which because irritated and tries to protect your airway by forcefully expelling the irritant out of the lung. One of the functions of the larynx is to protect the airway and it does it by stimulating the cough reflex when there has been an aspiration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer