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If A Foren Object Is Ear Can It Produce Dranige And Night Cough
What is a gasp and when is it a concern. She doesn't stop breathing at night; will gasp kind of like in the whooping cough cemercial. No cough with it.?
Probably benign: I assume you are referring to a small child. The cause of this may vary with age. Pauses and sighs are common during sleep and not concerning. High pitched breathing noises on breathing in may occur in infants with acid reflux. I would recommend that you try and capture a video on your phone and bring it to your child's pediatrician. Red flags would be problems growing and labored breathing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Anything to do for a 3-1/2-year-old child who can not stop coughing (only 2-second pauses in between)? It is a wet cough accompanied with a fever.
Can inhaling a dry erase marker through the nose real quick and hard cause nose or brain damage? only did it for a few seconds to smell it.
No: Sniffing the top of a dry erase marker for a few seconds just to see what it smells like... does not cause any damage. However, one shouldn't make a habit of it. ...Read more
I have tried a humidifier and it helps a bit but the cough is relentless when it strikes. Is their any cough syrup or remedy that is proven to work?
Since a child i usually get a type of sore throat that produces excess saliva. Most irritating at night in bed. What is this? It is not mucus/phlegm.
I can taste eye drops in throat and nose. Is it dangerous for me to shallow things while having this taste?
Not a problem: There is a plumbing system connecting your tear flow with the inside of the nose. Eyedrops of certain types can be tasted. Consider that anything approved to be put in the eye will have no toxicity in the rest of the body. So there is no danger at all in this; don not worry a bout it. ...Read more
A hard lump behind an infants ear, it grows.. Not to fast but still grows, she often gets febrile seizures , and sweats a lot .Does this sound scary?
Is it possible to have a flu with only body aches and fever for a few days the fever is gone, but no cough or runny nose or can it be something elde?
Probably not flu: Runny nose isn't common with influenza, but almost all cases have headache, sore throat, and/or cough. Innumerable other infections can cause body aches and fever. Something other than influenza probably was the cause, especially at this time of year. If your symptoms have cleared up and you now feel well, you needn't do anything. If they are continuing or return, see your doctor. ...Read more
My 16mnth old has a serious cold. Its resulting in a blocked nose at night to the extent that he cannot sleep properly. Can i use celestamine?
Lump that feels like mucus in throat, earache and a headache that is made worse when breathing through nose for well over a month. Sinus issue ?
Swallowed sperm, can it be stuck in throat for week and a half? Or is it something else? I feel mucus
One of my nostrils is always stuffed at night when I'm in bed. Is there a way I can make it not be stuffed to breathe better?
Neti pots can: reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup distilled lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more
I can see my epiglottis from few days and it is causing a sensation of like foreign body and t is not causing me a swallowing problem!
Time to: Time to see a physician to examine you and discuss your issue. We can't either diagnose or treat you over the internet. Wouldn't that be amazing? ...Read more
Is it okay to swallow mucus during a cold? (Chest congestion) Sometimes I have no choice because I'm in a public place
When phenobarbital is taken for sleeping could it cause a 16 yo to have is eyes rolling and be unresponsive and shallow breathing this happen in 1998?
Yes: Phenobarbital is an anti-convulsant barbiturate and a sedative hypnotic. It is not commonly used for sleeping anymore, having been replaced by benzodiazepines. It does induce sleep and depresses respiration (breathing), so the symptoms you describe are not unusual. The rolling eyes can be indicative of a stage of sleep-rem (rapid eye movement). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild cough for a month, soreness, and tongue has a white coloring to it. There is also a wheezing sound when I breathe in before coughing.
What is an effective way to QUICKLY loosen mucus in a child's throat. My daughter is having trouble sleeping because of it and has a dry cough.
For as long as i can remember (7+years) when i blow my nose there is often flecks of red blood.Chronic allergies and a stuffed nose. Likely the cause?
Hopefully no more: Than the result of the chronic allergies constant irritation of the delicate membranes causing little bleeds from surface capillaries. The force of blowing frequently may also play a role - especially if often and hard. You might consider seeing a doctor or allergist for help. There are topical steroid inhalers that can lessen the inflammation and other strategies too. I suffer it too. It stinks. ...Read more
Can a wax blockage in your ear cause a high pitched ringing only during loud noises, as well as being sensitive to sounds? Ive had a partially blocked ear all day, it got worse when I itched it and pushed more wax in. Is this common with blockages?
Yes, medical eval: needed. You may have wax touching your eardrum causing the ringing, or you may have damaged your eardrum when manipulating the wax. Evaluation by a medical professional is advisable. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I often get sore throat and cough. Doctors say it is because of an allergy and low immunity. My throat becomes worse if medicine is not taken.
Sore throat: The post-nasal drip from nasal allergies typically causes an itchy throat but true pain is rare. Post-nasal drip from a sinus infection is a more likely cause of pain. Many persons carry low grade sinus infections that worsen during an allergy season and appear to be allergy related. Some times a cat scan of the sinuses is required to accurately diagnose this condition. ...Read more