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How To Stop Coughing At Night
Depends on cause...: Is your cough worse at night because of being in the supine position? If so, your cough could be due to gerd or post nasal drip or even both. Both have different treatments but the treatments for both are very effective. See your doctor so treatment can be initiated and you can get a good night's sleep! good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nocturnal cough: Depends on the cause. Many patients with nighttime cough have some reflux, but could be suffering with allergies. You could try an antihistamine, a reflux medicine, or a cough suppressant, all are available over the counter. With the limited information provided, it is not really possible to determine the cause of your cough to give you more specific guidance. ...Read more
Identify cause first: There are several potential reasons for coughing at night. These include asthma, post nasal drip from sinus infection or allergy. Also stomach acid reflux can trigger cough at night. Heart failure can lead to difficulty breathing and sometimes cough when lying flat. A lung specialist such as an allergist or pulmonologist can assist in finding the reason, so treatment can be offered. ...Read more
Hi, I have a cough, it's not to bad during the day, however at night i can't seem to stop! help please ?
Sinusitis: Depending on when the cough starts at night it may be that you have a sinus infection. When you lay down the sinuses begin to drain and will trigger a cough because of the post-nasal drip that occurs. If the symptom has been going on for more that 7 to 10 days you should see you doctor. ...Read more
My mum complains that she will cough a few times every night when laying down her bed before sleep, and it stops there.Why?
Cough is reflex: To anything that irritates throat. Infection, dryness, acid reflux are possibilities. If she has no fever and cough stops after a few times, it is probably nothing serious. If it persists or becomes worse, take her to a doctor to make sure there is nothing wrong with her lungs or throat. ...Read more
Bad cough doesn't stop at all (coughing every 2 minutes at night time) and makes u want to vomit and feel that u are choking? It has been 1 wk now.
Reflux?: If your cough is worse when you are lying down then reflux is possible. If you're coughing all day upright or lying down then it's some type of upper respiratory condition either viral or bacterial that you need help with. Don't eat or drink anything for three hours before you go to bed and stay away from foods. You should see your doctor for an evaluation of your lungs and breathing. ...Read more
My son is 1.5 yrs old and is coughing they the night. He is on homeopathy. Pls suggest home remedy that will stop his cough?
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