... I too have been suffering with a chronic cough for a number of years, first it was happening during the day & when I rolled onto my left side at night, had all sorts of test and nothing came back as causing the problem, the specialist mentioned Acid reflux but skiped over this as I was on medication for this, over the years it became worse & started getting it as soon as I... (2 replies)
... The main causes of a chronic dry cough are:
-Post Nasal Drip (PND)
If you are having acid reflux issues, you may need to get another GI opinion. You can have a normal Endoscopy and still have acid reflux problems. Acid refluxing can irritate the lungs and/or the throat. You can try searching LPR on the boards here for more... (2 replies)
... I had this chronic cough. It will be a year in November. And my birthday is in November. I want my cough gone by then. Its when I am up and moving around I cough hard. I also cough clear liquid from acid reflux. My mom thinks it is my thyroid. But funny thing is when I am relaxed I do not cough. I went to my PCP. ... (2 replies)
... Good advice, thanks.
I have a inhaler prescribed by my doctor that manages my asthma. I have asthma from birth. I just thought there might be something good enough over the counter. Don't want to go to a doctor just for cough syrup;) (2 replies)
... Over the counter cough syrups aren't very strong, and they're not particularly helpful to most asthmatics. ... (2 replies)
... What is the best cough medicine with a brongilator function to speed up my healing process? ... (2 replies)
... Hi guys..... I'll greatly appreciate any responses
30, smoked 10 yrs, live in a polluted city in latin America for 5 years.
quit cigs jan, used to smoke weed and then when started getting a slightly tight chest the following day and/or slight diff breathing in smoky environments quit and removed situations from life, was just hoping it would go away and my lungs were... (1 replies)
... New to this an have lots of questions. Here is a little history.
I am 36 years old and have been smoking for about 18 years (there was about 2 years in that time that I did quit) usually smoke about half a pack a day (sometimes less - sometimes more).
For the past 3 years I have noticed lots of "breathing issues" I would wake up in the morning coughing up phlegm,... (0 replies)
... Hello everyone, I am new here and just looking for feedback or information related to some symptoms I have been having for about 6 months now.
- 25/F 140 lbs, 5"8, exercise (cardio & strength) 5x/week
-Asthma as an infant/child, got better with age
-Have not ever smoked a single cigarette. Parents both smoked but not around me from what I can remember.
About 6... (0 replies)
... I'm a 38 year old male, a little unfit but not significantly overweight. I' e recently got an SPO2 meter back I've loaned to someone several years ago. My SPO2 use to always sit around 97-99%. recently noticed having to take deliberate deep breaths at rest and measured my resting SpO2 at between 92-94%. I have confirmed this reading with another meter. If I take several deep... (0 replies)
... I have had a cough since March, BUT it has changed some. ... (0 replies)
... I have had a cough since March, BUT it has changed some. ... (1 replies)
... These may not be connected but when she was about 2 she contracted a croup virus caught from her cousin who apart from the cough was ok....my daughter however had to be admitted to hospital with breathing difficulty as the doctor said it had gone into her chest.... ... (3 replies)
... Hi...I'm impressed there's a "cough clinic". I've never heard of one. It's good they're checking your daughter for reflux...it can be a common reason for coughing.
I'm assuming she's had breathing testing done?
If the x-rays and the reflux and allergy testing ends up being clear, I think there should be three things for sure that she should have done.....an... (3 replies)
... Hi my daughter who is 25 non smoker has been suffering with a cough on and off for several years.... ... (3 replies)
... Hi me again I can't cough up plem from my throat my upper abdomin is sunken in. ... (1 replies)
... I can't cough up mucas in my throat, and i have short rapid breathingike something is pushing on my diaphram ,my cough is like a dry hard cough, no feeling like I have to just can't clear this mucus. Is this a sign of copd? ... (0 replies)
... Chronic cough can be difficult to pin down and get accurate diagnosis. Do you have any symptoms of wheezing or shortness of breath along with the cough? ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for the responses guy! Reflux?? could be... the Dr mentioned it but i am on nexium and have been for many years so im not sure about this one. I don't notice any outwards signs of reflux during the day.. Allergies?? no... been tested repeatedly for this one. No B/P meds and no heart meds. I do take ambien at night so maybe im just so asleep that i don't notice... (4 replies)
Acid Reflux and Hiatal-Hernia can make you cough.
My husband cough's really bad when he has Reflux and I cough with a Hiatal-Hernia when it play's me up.
Wishing you well,
Solofelix. (4 replies)