Doctor insights on:
Gerd Cough At Night
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 it? I have sinus pain, cough (quality: barky, hoarse, or hacking sounds) (worsened by: at night) and wheezing (worsened by: at night) .
Sinobronchial: syndrome: a combined sinus and bronchial infection which requires medical intervention. ...Read more
Coughing, sneezing, sore throat, hoarse voice, dry cough, bad headache, wake up at night coughing and can't fall back asleep and 99.1-99.4 fever?
URI (common cold): Sounds like you're describing an upper respiratory infection or uri. Influenza or flu is accompanied by muscle aches & fever >100. Some describe it as worse cold ever. Strep throat is sore throat w/fever & swollen tonsils w/pus & tender glands w/o cough. Recent study says average duration of cough is 18 days. But if you have any concern for worsening symptoms or shortness of breath, go see doc. ...Read more
Bad gastric reflux. Wake up coughing and coughing and gagging. At work I cough and gag, what to do?
Coughing, stuffy nose, sore throat, hoarse voice, dry cough, bad headache, wake up at night coughing, low-grade fever, nausea, can't sleep?
Persistent hacking cough for~2yrs. Severe whooping cough (1xmonth) Lately, chin itches with cough; cough worse at night;unrelated tolying down. Diagnosis?
Need to see Dr.: It is impossible to diagnose without examining you. Please see a Dr. for full evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more
1 yr old with wet cough and chest congestion, worse at night, no fever, vomits at night sometimes. on Aerius & Otirivin. Should I give Zithromax?
Runny nose, headaches, cough for 2 months, bad allergies. Complains of tickle feeling in throat. Cough is worse at night. Worried? Cancer? Thanks!
Getting over cold with thick post nasal drip at night. The past few nights i remember waking up multiple time s to breath. Can drip cause temp apnea?
None productive cough 7week, no worse at night than day,smoke 1 day a week,chest xray all clear,some sneezing and heartburn age 30 scared lung cancer!
See below: Your description suggests a nasal (and possibly respiratory) allergy. Use a nasal decongestant (zyrtec or loratidine, among others) and stop smoking. If the symptoms go away, you have your answer. If symptoms persist, see your physician for more aggressive treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pickwickian syndrome & sleep apnea. Feeling sick. Headaches when waking up. Chest pain. Dry throat. Use oxygen at night. Should I see a dr?
Mucus sensatiin in chest,no nasal block,no cough,mild breathlessness(not interfere),increases at night,no sweating,inhaling causes discomfort throat?
Just came out of a cold & cough. After shower (at night) cold gets worse & frequent and i wake up with a sore throat, mucus. Lingering cold or gerd?
Cold: Most colds are due to viral infections o the upper respiratory tract , and last 10-14 days. It is common to have a persistent cough afterwards , along with excess mucous production. Gerd is typically associated with heartburn and regurgitation if stomach contents into the esophagus and/or throat. Gerd can get worse with stress as well, such as when you have a cold. ...Read more