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I have chest congestion, with a dry cough, and a slight burning taste when I sometimes cough up flem.

What to do. Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea w a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea w 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 mins). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. Read more...

Woke up to terrible burning in chest between breasts, dry cough, feeling of bubbles in the throat. What causes this?

Acid reflux. Sounds like acid reflux also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD. This is very common but can cause damage to the esophagus over time. There are now many over the counter meds available for this and sleeping with your head raised can help. If it persists though, you need to see a doctor, your PCP or a gastroenterologist. Read more...
Chest X ray. you should see your doctor to be exam and have chest X ray to be sure you do not have pneumonia . Read more...
How are you feeling? The reason this hasn't been answered is because lots of things can cause what you have described. Are you having fevers? Do you smoke? Are the symptoms still there? If they are, you should probably get checked out by your regular physician. Do you have a history of gastric reflux? Based on your procedures it seems you may already have been seen for this? What did they think? Read more...

Constant acidity, dry cough, burning in throat+chest when exercising, breathing trouble. Is my sleep apnea causing this or is it acidity causing apnea?

Chicken & egg. There is an association between acid reflux and sleep apnea. There is no proof that reflux leads to sleep apnea (or vice-versa) but the association between the two has been shown repeatedly. You need optimal treatment of BOTH conditions to feel well again, so TTYD about a sleep study with a CPAP mask and Prilosec or other acid blocker. Hope this helps. Thanks 4 trusting HealthTap w/ your question. Read more...