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Why Do I Just Keep On Coughing
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
Just a thought: because your cold is not a cold ...it's Spring allergies!! Just a thought Hope it helps DR Z ...Read more
What?: where are these lumps and what do they look like? How often is this happening? Have you seen a physician? Please resubmit your question. ...Read more
Bacterial infection: This bacterial infection (Staph) can be spread from your nose or throat if you rub your eyes w/out washing hands. It spreads between people too. Never 'pop' them. Ask druggist (or Dr) about gentle eyelid soaps. Wash carefully. Read about it: http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/styes.htm Hope this helps! ...Read more
I keep pulling my eyelashes out and i don't know why I do but i need some tricks on how to stop doing it?
Weight loss: Talk with a friend, make small advances, reward yourself with a non-food treat. Baby steps. ...Read more
Why do I keep clearing my throat? I'm not sick and I don't have any mucus stuck in it. I just keep doing it for no reason.
I have loads of little blackheads on my nose and they just won't go. What do you suggest i could try?
Skin care: First use a non oily gentle cleanser Second exfoliate you may find a facial wash with glycolic acid 10-20% in it that will help get rid of outer skin that may be clogging the pores. Use that in the nose area twice a day if no improvement see a dermatologist ...Read more
What do you advise if i was just sitting and eating and out of nowhere i feel myself pooping my pants?
Usually not: This is usually from a common condition called post nasal drip. Basically excess mucus builds up in the nose and back of throat. Usually due to allergies, rhinitis, sinusitis. This is treated easily with decongestants, anti histamines, and sometimes antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i got rid of the flu but just coughing alot. I left my ceiling fan on alnight on. Can i recontract it?
Cilia Waking Up: When you smoke you deaden the lungs little lining of cilia which are like little waving fingers lining your lungs. Cilia work like vacuum cleaners to work mucous upwards out of your chest. When you quit smoking your cilia naturally start working again to clean the lungs which is why a cough gets activated. This is actually a good thing! Weakened cilia is one of the damaging effects of smoking! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I keep choking on my food went to dr nothing wrong but still choking everytime I think about it?
See doctor: Consider seeing your doctor again or getting a second opinion. It's likely that the reason you're choking is not emergent, but there must be a reason. There are many possibilities, including a stricture, infections, or sometimes it can even be psychological. It would be difficult to treat, however, if you don't have an answer. Best wishes. ...Read more
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