Coughing every time you eat

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Avatar n tn Every time I eat or drink anything I begin coughing and am unable to stop for about 20 to 30 minutes. I do cough and sniff a lot of the rest of the time which I guess is from post nasal drip. I take claritin for allergies all year. I do not have any respiratory symptoms like heartburn. I am terribly embarassed to eat around other people which is impossible to avoid. I have very mild asthma and my pulmonologist sent me for a swallow test.
Avatar n tn Also may want to consider acid reflux/GERD, especially if the coughing is triggered when you lay down. You may have no other symptoms.
Avatar n tn I am over the flu, but ever since I had the flu..every time I eat anything..I cough from the first bite to the last bite. When I am not eating I do not cough, and I stop coughing after I am done eating..(I never had this problem in my life). I am in Florida and I know we are starting with the pollen season..I do have sinus problems..Sinus medicine keeps the sinus problem under control. I never had this coughing problem when I eat with my sinus problems. I Appreciate any advise you can tell me.
1620623 tn?1298933897 your throat every time responds to food this way. Look for specific foods causing this and try avoiding it. You can go for a short course of anti histamines against prescription. Consult a allergy specialist and get your blood IgE levels. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn My husband was coughing forever until they finally figured out it was one of his blood pressure medicines. Once he was off the drug and it went completely out of his system so went the cough. Someone else I knew had a cough for over a year, they never checker her heart......she is dead now. Don't let it go! It can also be caused by GERD< research that too.
Avatar n tn I would cough until my head hurt and my throat hurt. It's hard to eat when you're coughing, I've had chest x-ray that was clear, lungs are clear. I've had blood work, it was fine. I've gone through antibotics, steriods, four bottles of cough syrup and nothing helps. I take a nexium every morning and I am taken one at supper time now to. Sometimes it seems to get bettter and I don't cough much and then it hits real hard and that's all I do. What do you think my problem is??
Avatar n tn Then it seems to disappear until the following evening. She doesn't have this problem all the time, just occassionaly, but she gets it for a week at a time. We've contacted to Dr and he'll prescribe her meds but it doesn't work. Could it be something respitory that I haven't encountered ?
Avatar n tn at first i thought i had food allergies but i am thinking that it is something else now. after each meal no matter what i eat i get to coughing so much that sometimes i vomit or start choking myself. it gets very scary and it is hard to breath while this is going on, somedays it lasts like 10-15 minutes and others it last hours.
Avatar f tn that seems to be getting some better, but every time I eat...I sort of get a cough...that I dont have any other time...and get this feeling I'm gonna throw up. Sometimes, I do, and then I feel fine and the cough disapears again. I dont eat too much or too often(2 meals a day-every 12 hours) and the more I eat seems to make it worse. I'm confused as to what is going on???
Avatar n tn For the last 4 years I have been coughing up mucus after every meal. It doesn't matter what I eat. And I often clear my throat throughout the day. I got my gallbladder out 2 yrs ago, no effect (not sure if there would be). I have had an upper endoscopy and a barium swallow which none showed any abnormalities. I have been taking Ranitidine (300mg) for over a year and now they added Aciphex 20mg..... no relief. Symptoms are still there. What could be wrong?
Avatar n tn I too get irritated by coughing/choking every time I try to eat something. Unfortunately my cough varies sometimes it is a dry cough, sometimes a chesty cough sometimes I bark like a seal and phlegm sticks at the back of my throat. I have had this for over 12 months now, I have had x-ray on my throat and lung area and told all is well. So where do I go from here. My coughing can also attack me even when I am not eating and I cough so hard that it is now hurting my chest.
634733 tn?1316629592 Aspiration does not happen every time you eat...because you always eat different things. Take notice to what you eat and if it makes you cough or not. You can have aspiration with drinking lemonade or soup but eat a soft pretzel and be fine. that is because the consistency is different. Start making a food journal and if you experience the coughing/runny nose/water eyes/unable to catch your breathe...after certain foods then you possibly could have aspiration.
Avatar m tn I feel a constant tightness in my throat and every time I swallow, I have coughing fits.Throughout the day I will have to clear my throat and i always have clear mucus to clear. It's made it to the point where I don't looking forward to meals anymore b/c I know what to expect. I'm a big foodie and eating out in public is not enjoyable at this point. I have gone for a Barium swallow x-ray to test for GERD and acid reflux- results came back fine.
Avatar n tn It only lasts a few minutes, but my main issue is that every time I get this cough I have severe itching on the right side of my chest and the same side of my upper back (as far as location, it almost feels that if you drilled a hole straight through the itch on my chest that you would touch the itch on my back). Each time I cough it itches even more. The itching is so severe that I scratch the spot on my chest and the spot on my back until it is raw.
Avatar m tn My 2 year old kid has been coughing most days at night? Anyone know what it could be? Anyone know how to get in touch with a pediatrician over the phone or web? Would not mind getting an opinion from home as my next appointment is not for a month.
Avatar n tn It is half like a bottle but it is a cup. To help you to wean him off the bottle, suggest every few days start to lower the amount of times you give him the bottle until you are only giving him the bottle once a day just before bed. As you lower the bottles, you increase the times you are giving him a sippy cup at meals for his liquids. Remember to relax at meals and just give him the foods he wants. Slowly introduce new foods.
Avatar f tn Also, raise the head of your bed about six inches, and eat no food three hours prior to the time you lay down at night. I was about 50 pounds overweight when I was you age and when my problems started. I also had very high cholesterol, and had a heart attack. I went to a dietician and got wonderful advice about diet, and she challenged me to lose a pound a month to control cholesterol and help control diabetes, and suggested I start exercising. I actually lost about 1.
Avatar n tn have been tested for allergies though none were found. been giving every type of medicine you can think of nothing works. i live in hawaii. have been here since 2005 this statred in feburary 2006 and i still have it. most doctors that i go to say they dont know of any else who has this. i constantly chew gum (trident gum). i go to sleep chewing gum i buy and chew so much gumi should be doing i trident commercial.
1620115 tn?1386435009 im tired of wasting my time in a doctors office for nothing exspecially when because the days when i have to think about going to the doctors are the days when i start feeling the most, i have ben told by many therapists doctors and psychologists that i have a sensitive mind so obviously anything thats bad for anyone can be 10 times worse for me in thought, im tired of my stomach hurting it hurts mostly obve my belly button below my chest all the time to some degree, i like drinking alc but eve
Avatar n tn The fact that it bothers you more when bending over suggest that you may have a hiatal hernia. After you eat does your food initially go down and then you experience the gagging or does it feel as if the food is getting stuck on the way down. If this is the case, you may have a narrowing of the esophagus. The important thing to do is see your doctor and have an upper GI, Endoscopy, PH test, Motility test to see what is causing your problems.
Avatar n tn Apparently, a lack of digestive enzymes is the main cause of my problem, and after many years and many clueless doctors, a nutritional therapist in London very confidently directed me down the right path. You need to take a pill whenever you eat the carbs (like you would do with Lactaid pills and milk) for it to work. Recently, the mucus and cough got worse and I thought that I had developed a new food intolerance, but after doubling my digestive enzymes (2 pills), everything was fine again.
209384 tn?1231171906 Dh and I slept most of the day while the boy did pretty much whatever he wanted to. You know, eat, watch TV, eat, and eat. He got to do that last night, too, as dh and I fell asleep in the recliners then, also. Sensing a pattern here? Had to go down to my aunt's tonight to get a couple of old pieces of junky furniture for storage so had to get up and moving. Then of course to put them into place had to clean where they were going. so ended up doing some house work.
Avatar n tn ) It doesn't seem to matter what I eat, and it happens pretty much after every meal. I have never been diagnosed with any kind of respiratory problem like asthma or anything like that, nor do I have any food allergies, but I was wondering if maybe I should tell my doctor about this problem and if maybe it is a fixable thing? Does anyone else have a similar problem?
Avatar n tn The Chinese call this disease the 100 day cough because that is the AVERAGE time it lasts. By the time you even know you have it the bacteria have done their damage and you are left with a cough that happens every 20 minutes or maybe every 3 hours. Babies die from this disease and it becoming more common than people (even doctors) realize. It is on the rise across the U.S. Even if you have your Tdap shots you are only protected 70-80%. And these numbers go way down as the years pass.
390388 tn?1279639813 ESPECIALLY when it comes to thyroid issues. Next time you have thyroid tests done, check for tsh, free t4, free t3, hashimoto's antibodies, and grave's antibodies. If you're on thyroid medication, you need to be seeing an endocrinologist. Well, okay. Depends on the thyroid issue and how knowledgeable the person is, but since I don't know you, I'm just gonna say see an endo. #1 thing right now I see is that you say in cold temps you get tired.. it's possibly a decrease in vitamin d.
Avatar f tn you should see a lung doctor.
Avatar f tn about treatement options and possibly people to talk to like a clinical psychologist/counsellor to help you with your anxiety. Meanwhile try your best to eat. Eat carbohydrates like bread and try and get some fruit and vegetables into you. Try not to worry about how much you eat but know that even a little will be helping out your body.
1386586 tn?1279624356 i cough so much i vomit i cant seem to eat cos it just likes to come back up.this year thou i have got this condition for the second time i only usually have it once a year and this years is worse.occasionally i forget what i was doing and am having violent headache is always there and last night i slept for 16 hours straight.
Avatar n tn He's not alone in finding foods in restaurants that he can eat. It's a problem many with celiac find each and every day. My husband has learned to 'grill' the chef and question all ingredients. If he has to be picky, encourage him to do so. It's better to be safe and enjoy the company and the friends, than to have a miserable time retching.