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What could be causing my frequent coughing in thre morning?

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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Top 3 possibilies

Are post nasal drip, asthma, or gastroesophageal reflux (which causes throat irritation).

In brief: Top 3 possibilies

Are post nasal drip, asthma, or gastroesophageal reflux (which causes throat irritation).
Dr. Paul Carter
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Dr. Stuart Rhein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Allergies

Sneezing on waking can result from allergies to dust mites in the bedding or from pollen that is released in high quantities in the early morning.

In brief: Allergies

Sneezing on waking can result from allergies to dust mites in the bedding or from pollen that is released in high quantities in the early morning.
Dr. Stuart Rhein
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine

In brief: Nasal drainage

Post nasal drainage accumulating in the back of your throat and into the lungs while you sleep.
It is an irritant causing am cough. Allergies or irritants inhaled are likely the cause. Consider nasal saline rinses. Also, consider it may be reflux if cough awakens you and is accompanied by sour vomit taste. A visit with your doc is warranted to further work it up and rule out things like cancer.

In brief: Nasal drainage

Post nasal drainage accumulating in the back of your throat and into the lungs while you sleep.
It is an irritant causing am cough. Allergies or irritants inhaled are likely the cause. Consider nasal saline rinses. Also, consider it may be reflux if cough awakens you and is accompanied by sour vomit taste. A visit with your doc is warranted to further work it up and rule out things like cancer.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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