For the past 6 months or maybe longer I have been experiencing a choking sensation that will wake me up several times during the night. I have had sleep apnea but have had the operation that supposedly corrected it. I am a smoker. When I do wake up from the choking, I usually have some phlegm in my throat. The phlegm sometimes has color and sometimes is clear but it is always sticky. I have gone to the doctor. I am currently taking Nexium. I have been taking this for the past two months but I still experience the choking. I did have some dental work lately that required the removal of some very infected teeth. I have experienced some better nights of sleep since the removal of the teeth but not enough to not complain that I am not sleeping through the night. What do you think? or What do you suggest I do or pursue?
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