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Had a cough after eating spice and choked. Why do I have trouble breathing? Spices in lungs?

I had a cough for a few days and one night I was eating a Spicy Hot soup bowl and I choked on it, I had a choking episode for about 10 minutes and could hardly catch my breath. Eventually, through all the coughing and getting my breath back, I felt ok. Ever since then once a night for 11 nights I wake up coughing as if I inhaled liquid. It only happens once every night after sleeping for about 2-3 hours. Last night was the worst, I actually woke up and could not breathe at all and I panicked. I was about to pass out before air finally got through and reached my lungs. What s even more terrifying is that after I caught my breathe I started coughing and burping, ever burp tasted idenically to the Spicy Hot soup bowl and I hadn t had it since I choked on it 12 days ago. Im scared to sleep. What could this be? Did I drown on soup or have spices in my lungs? And if so, what do I do?
Asked On : Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
this is case of allergic cough which got exagerated by taking hot soup
in allergies yur body resistance is not good and your body donot tolerate sudden change in temperature above 12 and minus 12 degree so when you took hot it exagerated it might be post nasal dripof sinus which causes irritation of throat which leads to cough. take MONTAIR Fx twice a day ZINTAC150mg before meals[ empty stomach ]in the morning syrup ascoril half tsp T.D.S
syrup tossex half tsp at night with warm water Do it for three weeks
Answered: Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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