Wheezing and shortness of breath. . This is because there is inflammation of the mucosa (the lining in your throat) that causes both thickening of mucous, and also a hypersensitivity to the normal mucous that is there. . . . An allergy or virus could cause chronic mucus production. I've taken 3 kinds of antibiotics but nothing keeps the cough away for more than a week. This is because there was mucous buildup at night. By far the most common cause of coughing is a viral respiratory tract infection, like a cold or the flu. Call your doctor if it persists. .
Coughing and throwing up phlegm
Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of water ensures that your body can create enough moisture to keep your nasal cavity and throat moist. . Post nasal drip: Morning cough is likely to be due to nasal drainage that accumulated over night and drains as you begin to move around. The colour comes from old blood that comes from inflammation and chronic disease. Irritants such as smoke, food particles, and noxious gases stimulate the pulmonary irritant receptors situated in the lining of the respiratory tract. Coughing up thick phlegm that is dark yellow or thick green can mean that the irritation is deep in your. Indigestion and stomach upset. . . • Chronic cough. Most coughs are part of a cold that includes the lower airway. Read More.