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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. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

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


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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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16 weeks baby has occasional cough. Coughs 6 to 7 times daily. Should i contact pediatrician? ? Is there any home remedy to decrease cough?

16 weeks baby has occasional cough. Coughs 6 to 7 times daily. Should i contact pediatrician? ?  Is there any home remedy to decrease cough?

Cough = reflux?: Cough in a baby can be a viral upper respiratory infection or "cold, " but it also might be reflux or another non-infectious condition. Best to consult your doctor to make sure it seems like an innocent condition and not more serious. Home remedies include saline squirted in the baby's nose, a suction bulb to remove mucus, and a humidifier to help him breathe. Meds might be harmful - don't use. ...Read more

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Every morning cough up really thick mucus started in October?

COPD: See MD. Even without knowing your age/ medical history one may venture to guess this may be COPD related to smoking or smoke exposure history. Chronic morning cough with sputum production sets warning bells off immediately. Chronic cough>8 wks different story. But MDs don't like to guess we need the info. Pursue pulmonology/spirometry consultation. Minimize your cardiovascular risks. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Chronic morning cough which feels like the throat tightening. When on vacation my husband never has this cough. Is it linked to anxiety?

Chronic morning cough which feels like the throat tightening. When on vacation my husband never has this cough. Is it linked to anxiety?

Few possibilities: Chronic sore throat is usually one of a few different things. Allergies causing a post nasal drip. Acid reflux can cause this as well. Make sure you are not laying down after eating. Thirst usually depends on your water intake and electrolyte balance. I would keep track of your diet and water intake in a diary and show that to your doctor. ...Read more

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Nasosinusitis five years ago,in the morning cough and nasal mucus suck-back.help please.

Nasosinusitis five years ago,in the morning cough and  nasal mucus  suck-back.help please.

Recurrence: You might have a recurrence of a bacterial sinus infection. Try the simple things first, nasal saline rinse, Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM, and a decongestant. You can even try Nasacourt (it is an over the counter nasal steroid spray). If it doesnt help or your symptoms last more than 10 days, then you should consider antibiotics. ...Read more

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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. Melissa Gowans
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Daily Morning Cough (Definition)

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 ...Read more