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I sometimes wake up because of choking feeling and I cough to return to normal. What is the cause of this?

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Dr. Lori Semel
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In brief: Post nasal drip

This is most likely a post nasal drip.
When youlie down all the mucous from your nose drains into your throat. When there is too much, it makes you choke on it to clear it. Try taking loratidine or certrizine before bed.

In brief: Post nasal drip

This is most likely a post nasal drip.
When youlie down all the mucous from your nose drains into your throat. When there is too much, it makes you choke on it to clear it. Try taking loratidine or certrizine before bed.
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