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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes chronic cough?

I believe I have a hiatalhernia. I also have acid reflux. Lately I have been coughing a lot and a milky white substance backs up in my mouth after I eat or even drinking water like when taking my pills. It is worse at night and I have to sleep with head elavated. It is becoming hard to breath without coughing alot. Maggie,
Wed, 5 Jul 2017
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HI..Thanks for posting on HCM..yup it may be hernia..but it is associated with vomiting and u consult physian ..and do some investigation like upper GI barium follow threw.
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