advertisement
Question
Posted by: amber | 2007/03/22

coughing

Dear Doc
Please could you help me. For months now I have been coughing so badly at night that I wake up choking. In the morning I always wake up tired and my nose is blocked and when I blow it there are hard green bits in it but then the rest is just water.
Once I am up and dressed and at work I am fine, just the occassional coughing fit when I also tend to choke.
Do you think I could have a post nasal drip and do you think I need to see a doctor?
Thanks

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberDoc

Dear Amber
It sure sounds like this - try: sniffing saltwater twice a day and blowing it out ( 1 cup luke warm water, 1/2 teaspoon salt) - will get rid of the crusting. Get some Beconase aqueous nosespray and use 2 x per day in both nostrils, take Allergex before you go to bed. If it does not improve you may need to see your doctor - give it one week.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

1
Our users say:
Posted by: salome | 2007/03/24

Try inhaling the saltwater. It worked for me. Hope you will soon stop coughing

Reply to salome

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement