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Is It Bad To Go To Sleep With A Sore Throat Will I Choke In My Sleep
During naps i wake up choking on my spit. When i sleep at night i won't choke, but wake up with a sore throat. Is this something to be concerned about?
Take it easy: Best plan is to take it easy with foods until your throat recovers. You can have soft foods and/or liquids like soup -- making sure the temperature is tolerable. Unless you have severely damaged your throat, its mucosal lining should heal fairly quickly (within days). In the meantime, advil or aleve (naproxen) may help. Salt water gargles (don't swallow!); warm herbal teas. Stay hydrated. ...Read more
A lot of burping, fatigue, sore throat & ear (comes and goes) & sometimes choking and coughing when eating. Could this be thyroid or throat related?
Extreme pain and choking sensation on left side of throat. What should I do? Swallowing is painful and next to impossible. Feels like a classic sore throat but x100 and only on the left side of throat. It feels swollen and like someone is choking me with
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. But your description makes me wonder about a possible peritonsilar abcess. I know you are concerned by the cost of an emergency room. However, if this is a peritonsilar abcess it could be life threatening. ...Read more
Hello ms.Cannon, I've been having a sore throat and a cough lately. I thought it cleared up after a while but now when I wake up in the morning I hack up a hard brownish reddish yellow chunk ...(while doing so I feel like I'm choking)
It's really big so
See a doctor: you need to see a doctor in case you need a prescription. stay well hydrated,and rest . treat some of the symptoms with OTC medicine,like Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever,or Ibuprofen for pain and body aches. drink hot green tea with a lemon,and honey. see a physician for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Postnasal drip for awhile. Now its causing choking during the night.This week i now have sore throat dull head pain & dizziness. All related? Cause?
Sinus infection: The head pain and dizziness suggest more than a typical upper respiratory infection. The post nasal drip could be draining from the sinuses as well. You might benefit from nasal saline rinses, a nasal spray like Nasonex (mometasone) or Flonase from a physician, and possible an antibiotic course. I'd talk to your physician about all of the above. ...Read more
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