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I Seem To Get A Cough While Sleeping At Night That Wakes Me Up It Is A Tickle In My Throat What Is Going On
I seem to get a cough while sleeping at night that wakes me up. It is a tickle in my throat? What is going on?
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
Suffering from general flu, after running nose stopped I have throat irritation, feels like dry cough stuck inside, have problem sleeping at night?
Typical: This is a very typical symptom of viral upper respiratory infections. I would stay well hydrated, suck on ice cubes if needed. Try using some honey in hot tea, chloraseptic losenges or spray. Use a humidifier in your bedroom at night. It should pass within 7-10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible allergy: Typical allergy symptoms are sneezing, itching, congestion and clear nasal discharge. If a person is allergic to something in the house or in the bedroom such as dust mites, animal dander, etc, this could lead to the symptoms with post nasal drip and subsequent cough. An allergist can help identify the trigger so avoidance measures can be taken and less medication needed. ...Read more
? reflux: If this only happens every night when you lay down to go to bed - this sound like it is most likely being caused by gastroesophageal reflux. Would probably be helped most by seeing an ENT doc to look down your throat to see - and if the appearance of your vocal corsds confirms this possibility, then seeing a gastoenterologist for complete work-up and treatment. ...Read more
Throat hurts bad/cough in the mid of night/wake up. Coughs are w/ phem. Culd it b cuz i workout, 5 min after shower, then sleep with AC on? Or m i sic
Don't Blame A/C: Air conditioning can dry air and cause mild throat/nasal irritation and possibly stimulate some cough. Significant throat pain, severe cough more likely related to allergies or acute upper respiratory infection. Eliminate all allergens/irritants from air, humidify air in room and consider use of antihistamine before bed to limit posterior nasal drip. If increase fever/pain, see physician. ...Read more
At night while sleeping, i wake up with a racing heart&tons of drainage down throat.I cough after.The fluid&racing heart go handinhand, for months now?
Postnasal drip: Postnasal dripping of mucus while you are recumbent in bed may be caused by excessive dryness or dust collection in your bedroom. I believe that the rapid heart beat is secondary to the nasal dripping and not due to cardiac pathology. Taking an antihistamine like benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bedtime may prevent symptoms but avoid decongestants like Sudafed or neosynephrine nasal spray which accelerate the heart ...Read more
My throat was extremely dry 2 weeks ago. Now it is just a constant tickle in my throat and cough drops don't help. I can't sleep. What do I do?
I have a terrible dry cough that is making it very hard to sleep , I would have to describe it like a tickle in my throat. Been hardly sleeping for 1w?
I cant go to sleep. Whenever i felt sleep i been pulled by a cough and wakes up.Mucus builds up in throat.ts been 2 days without any sleep. Any help?
Try benadryl (diphenhydramine): Sounds like you may be having allergies and mucus building up when you lie down. Try propping your head up a bit and taking 25 mg of diphenhydramine (benadryl) at bedtime. Benadryl is an antihistamine that can help with allergies and with sleep. If that does not help try an medication for reflux like prilosec. If you have reflux sometimes it gets worse when you lie down and causes a cough. ...Read more
I COUGH ALL THE TIME AND IT FEELS LIKE MUCOUS IS STUCK IN MY CHEST AND THROAT.. sometimes I wake out of sleep gasping for air and coughing?
I've had a bad cough for about 2 weeks now the cough has improved but now i get a painful burning/tingling itch in my throat that causes me to gag/cry?
Dry intermittent cough for 3 weeks with throat and chest tightness. I do not smoke. Not an issue when working out or sleeping. Starts a couple hours after waking up. Can pnd cause all of this?
Possibly: While it is possible that PND is causing this, PND typically does not cause a dry cough unless it is very little; also chest tightness seems odd in the scenario of PND causing your cough. An evaluation by a pcp and perhaps a chest x-ray would not be a bad idea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whenever i tried to sleep i wake up with a cough and mucus in my throat. And heart beats fast but slows down after a while?
I have tingling/numbness in my throat. Feels like when your hand/foot falls asleep and then is waking up. What could cause this?
Cotton feeling throat and lungs. Cannot breathe in cold air cough like seal. When sleeping wake up coughing sometimes, is this asthma?
Maybe: Asthma symptoms are cough, wheeze, shortness of breath and/or chest tightness that is recurrent. It typically worsens at night and with exercise. There are multiple triggers including allergies, smoke/irritants and even acid reflux. An allergist or pulmonologist can perform a history, exam and lung function tests to help determine if asthma is the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I work almost everyday, i get 5-6 hours of sleep. I'm taking a lot of naps. Was bloated for 3 weeks. Sore throat and cough. Got last two periods.Prego?
URI: You may be having upper respiratory tract infection. It could start with a viral infection during cold season with flu-like symptoms as you are experiencing. Keep yourself warm and hydrated by drinking warm milk, soups and fluids cotaining vitamin c, such as oj. At bed time, gargle with luke-warm salt water to disinfect ; soothen your throat. If your cough is dry, you may use otc cough syrups. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have neck pain and stiffness, tingling in shoulders and headaches every day. It's relieved while sleeping and returns when I get up the next morning?
Got new mattress, 2 months hurts, wake up daily pain. Now back/neck pain, tingling in face. Did sleeping on too hard surface cause damage? What to do
Back & neck pain: A hard mattress is supposed to be good for your back, if you can't return it give a little it a little longer time to get used to it, you can also use a soft foam mattress padding to give you some comfort. Tingling of the face most likey has nothing to do with the mattress, you need to see your doctor for that to rule out facial palsy & also to check you for your neck & back pain. Feel better. ...Read more
Itching throat my throat is extremely itchy and feels like there is something in it. It has caused me not to be able to sleep what can I do to help this problem? Nothing else is wrong with me
Hi I have a question regarding an itchy cough at night. Soon as I fall asleep i wake up with itchy sensation in throat coughing/gagging kinda.
Itchy throat: Please see your doc to make sure you do't have a condition that may close your throught. After that, consider getting a food sensitivity lab panel. Great Plains Laboratory in Kansas has a good one. Eliminating the offending food(s) can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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