I am not sure this is a reflux problem, but someone suggested it may be. I am 42 and for the last 2 years have had a very persistant cough when I lay down, accompanied by weird throat noises that I cannot control. If I am walking around the throat noises do not happen, but I do cough a good amount. The coughing began 1st and I went to the Dr. who told me I had allergies and post-nasal drip, and perscribed a nasal spray. This did nothing to help.
When I lay on either side, I feel like there is fluid in my chest and I have to continually cough. It is very annoying. The throat noises also happen when I am laying on either side. They are totally uncontrollable and sound like gurgles or burps, "frog" noises! It is embarrassing and annoying! If I lay perfectly on my back I do not cough or have the throat noises. I never have heartburn, and antacids do not help at all.
Anyone have any ideas? Thanks!
That is a tough one! But I would see an ear, nose and throat specialist. It does sound as if you have post nasal drip, but a little exreme for that. Even if it is post nasal drip w/allergies, see an ENT specialist as I'm sure they can do more to help you. If not, see an Allergist.
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