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What Would Cause Somebody To Suddenly Start Coughing And Choking
Aspiration: Coughing and chocking occurs when foreign material enters the airway. People with impaired gag reflex are espcially prone to aspirate. Decreased consciousness as in alcohol intoxication, stroke patients, anesthetized patients, drug overdose can result in decreased or absent gag reflex decrease cough and leading to choking and aspiration. The airway must be clearedto prevent asphyxiation. ...Read more
Irritation: Spices like pepper and hot chilis cause irritation which can make you sneeze and cough. I suspect you are having a mild case of layrngeospasm which the cold food. I am mildly concerned about this becuase if you had a severe reaction it could be serious. Perhaps an ENT doctor could help you figure this problem out. ...Read more
I sometimes wake up because of choking feeling and I cough to return to normal. What is the cause of this?
How likely is it for a bad cough (from choking) to cause a vein dissection of the neck? The cough left my arm with a dull pain as well. Bit worried.
Unlikely: The veins usually don't undergo dissection but the arteries do. However it would be highly unlikely,if not impossible , for dissection to occur with hard coughing. But a few flecks of blood from broker capillaries in tge bronchial tree may be associated with heavy coughing. ...Read more
Can enlarged adnoids cause stuffy nose in 3yo. Cough, draining. Choking at night due to drainage. ?
Yes: Enlarged adenoids can definitely cause a chronic stuffy nose, along with sleep disturbances and apnea. If she suffers from hay fever as well, this can make the situation worse. I would take a short video of her sleeping with the choking to show her pediatrician. Please have her evaluated as soon as possible...She will feel so much better and well rested once this is addressed and taken care of! ...Read more
I have difficult swallowing, choking sensation, and cough. Do you think Botox which was injected in my neck 3 months ago caused this?
What can cause pain under left rib pain in stomache through to back,already have a hiatus hernia and type 2 diabetes,chronic cough with choking?
What does it mean when your choking but coughing very deep like you smoke cigarettes ? But only cough not sick
Check it out: Mnay reasons may just be sinus issues ...Read more
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