Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
134 Doctors are Online

Suffering from cold, gagging on coughing, vomiting sensation, triggers on sleeping. Remedy?

I have had a flu/ cold for the past few days. Just last night it started that when I cough or air hits a certain part of my throat , ( a dry part I call it ) I very quickly begin to gag; almost as if I was about to vomit . I rush to the bathroom and take gulps of water whenever I feel the dry area feel irritated and this gaggy feeling. It makes me have to cough which in turn makes me feel like gagging. Eventually the dry feeling isn t as intense anymore and I am able to relax a little. This feeling seems to only happen when I try to go to sleep. I didn t sleep at all last night and I am afraid it s going to happen again tonight. What is happening and how should I treat it?
Asked On : Wed, 9 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  106
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
ENT Specialist 's  Response
HI I have gone through your mail and as you said that you are having flu and cold for last few days and from last night you have developed gag also with a feeling of dryness in throat.considering your all symptoms I would like to say that you are having upper respiratory tract infection which is involving part of larynx also thus giving rise to severe dry cough leading to gag.You are having feeling of vomiting that could be due to flu itself.Since you are having this flu/cold like symptoms for last few days and severity of cough is increasing up to gag thus I would like to suggest you to please consult your physician he will do clinical examination and needful investigations for your proper treatment.Thanks.
Answered: Wed, 9 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor