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What Does It Mean To Wake Up Choking And Vomit
No: Vomiting is not a typical symptom of sleep apnea. The gasping or choking sensation that's mentioned is from air hunger and not from anything that has to do with your stomach. You should talk to your doctor about throwing up at night and find the reason why. Sleep apnea symptoms include snoring, dry mouth, urinating at night frequently, morning headaches, unrefreshing sleep & daytime sleepiness. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can GERD cause you to vomit in your sleep, when you are unaware and you only wake up because you are choking on it?
Kind of yes: If you have bad reflux, when you lay down there is no gravity keeping your gastric juices and acid in your stomach. The acid will migrate up your esophagus and can cause a feeling of vomit or choking when you wake up. You need to be evaluated as well as change certain lifestyles such as raising the head of your bed while you sleep. An upper endoscopy is essential for your exam. ...Read more
What are causes of a bowel movement in your sleep that does not wake you? And of vomiting in your sleep, when you only wake because you are choking on
We all pass gas when: We sleep, and if you are having diarrhea, then it might not be unusual to pass some stool at the same time. GE reflux is not uncommon, and when lying down, esp on a full stomach and may seem like vomiting. Imodium (loperamide) slows intestinal activity, but may also delay stomach emptying. Aside from that, abnormal sedation from alcohol, sleeping pills, seizure, or occasionally a bad dream. I wish u well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep vomiting and choking, is it serious? Ithas happened about 12 times in the past three years. It started after I had my children.
Describing LPR?: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance ph testing with a symptom diary can best characterize this. ...Read more
Asked my dr about sleep vomiting choking at night. Told me to come back if it happens again. Should I be more persistent? 12 times/ 3 yrs.
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
3 year old has night time coughing/choking fits that happen without warning and always cause vomiting. She is always asleep.What is this?!
He has Coughing/Choking randomly and has started to struggle swallowing a few times a day resulting in vomiting. Any idea what could be wrong?
Mom woke up coughing and choking. She wanted to vomit but couldn't. Shortly after she developed a phlemy cough. She doesn't have a cold?
Mom sick: Sorry we cannot discuss your Mom's illness unless you sign her on and give details. Hope she is doing better soon. ...Read more
Flu?: Vomiting, congestion, coughing up and choking on mucus--sound like the flu or something else? ANS: Could be either. Have others at home or work or school had anything like this.? If so you probably have it. Ask them what their Dr said they have. Better yet see your own Dr. Trust you got the flu shot? I am here till 4 AM PDT for consult live. ...Read more
My 19 mo has a cold. She just woke up choking & vomiting. I assume on the post nasal drip. Took her a bit to catch her breath. Should I be worried?
What could cause lower abdomen painful on the left side, bloated , feeling like vomiting and choking and chest pains?
Descending colon: I would worry Pelvic Inflammatory Disease disease, if sexually active. Other considerations are: parasites, ulcerative colitis or non-specific colitis in your age group. Do you have fever? Diarrhea? Bloody? Nausea? This is potentially serious and you should seek medical help: Gaborone. (aside: your country is very beautiful-I visited it last month). ...Read more
Coughing all day for 2months now, after i cough i vomit, its as though i'm choking. Doctor gave me anti biotics for nasal drip and it didn't help.
Cough: There are different causes of cough. Bad cough can make one vomit. Most cough cases have to do with trailing inflammation after a cold and are not treated with antibiotics. Since I am not aware of your case other than the limited info you provided, i would refer you back to your doc for further work up which may include chest xray, allergy testing, etc. ...Read more
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