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Why Is Coughing Worse While Laying Down
Squishy jelly movable things on both sides of trachea tight feeling. over a year and cough worse when laying down. Had larynscope and seen Drs Cancer?
Communication: Are you feeling your own thyroid gland on either side of your trachea? Have you got an idiopathic goiter that's giving you the tight feeling and cough? Needs to be addressed. I'd urge your physicians, if they're really stumped, to consider an ultrasound and imaging of how things move. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain that radiates to back, cough, congestion, headache, hurts to take a full breathh and hurts worse when laying down.
Pericarditis: Sounds a lot like pericarditis, which is an inflammation of the sac that surround the heart. A lot of time it is secondary to some other infection, like bronchitis. Could also be pleurisy, which is an inflammation of the lining of the lungs. I'd get checked out by your doctor to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had the flu for 7 days, the cough is still there and it is choking me and I can't breathe it's especially worse when laying down, whats wrong?
See doctor ASAP: It sounds like you have a fairly serious infection. Pneumonia sometimes complicates influenza, and severe flu by itself sometimes causes breathing problems. If you happen to have underlying heart disease, that also could be responsible. See a doctor ASAP; if you're short of breath at risk, go to an emergency department immediately. ...Read more
I have a terrible cough that produces either very little phlegm or a mouth full of watery phlegm. Laying down seems to make it worse.?
Possibly reflux: It's possible you are having reflux. Stomach juice can come up from below and cause irritation and inflammation of the throat leading to symptoms that you describe. This is why laying down would make it worse. You can try staying away from acids such as coffee tea and soda, don't eat late at night waiting about three hours before laying down and trying over-the-counter antacid medication. ...Read more
I am having a dry cough that gets worse at night and when laying down and the need to keep doing heavy breathing ... What could be the cause please ?
Bronchitis : Is a viral disease characterized by prolonged, excessive, dry coughing. He most common symptom of acute bronchitis is a cough that is dry. Acute bronchitis is a one-time condition that lasts for several weeks. Drink plenty of fluids and otc medication. However, pneumonia can have symptoms like acute bronchitis. Rec. See your pcp to rule out pneumonia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A sharp pain on my right side hip bone (right next to tailbone). Worse when laying down and sneeze/cough. Why? Also get tingling in right leg 1 toe.
Likely nerve related: Low back/hip pain can radiate to the foot due to a nerve compression, entrapment or injury. L4/L5 is a very common area that can also give tingling and nerve sensations on the top of the big toe due to L5. Proper diagnosis and treatment options by a Specialist in person are essential for correct healing and preventing further damages. ...Read more
Possibilities...: Possible causes of a cough that worsens when you lie down include gerd or post-nasal drip or even a combination of factors. Bronchospasm is another cause of chronic cough. These all have different treatments so see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and then treated. ...Read more
I've got a very painful pain on my right side, it started yesterday and slowly got worse, when I breath, cough, or even lay down its very painful now ?
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