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What could be the reason for dry throat and cough?

For about 3 or 4 weeks I have at night (only at night) a blocked nose, dry and tickley throat and cough, last night I woke up gasping for air and panicked and couldn t breath properly, any idea what it could be?
Asked On : Thu, 10 Feb 2011
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Hi Wilkie,

I feel you are having obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. This is common in people who are obese or having short neck. You can use saline nasal drops3 drops before going to sleep. Try to lie on left side rather than lying on your back. Any more doubts you are welcome.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Thu, 10 Feb 2011
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