Feels Metal When Coughing?
Hello, from yesterday my throat felt bad when I wake up and like to cough with phlegm and keep on coughing it feels like metal and then sneezing often comes out mucus.
Hello, thanks for the question.
Coughing is the body's natural response to expel foreign matter, phlegm or mucus that is blocking the airway or as a response to the body if there is irritation in the throat due to mucus, food, dust, smoke, and others. Sneezing is also the body's response to irritation in the nose and throat. Some things that can cause these complaints include:
Upper respiratory tract infections Asthma tuberculosis pulmonary foreign bodies and etc. Mouth feels like metal due to interference from the sense of taste. Some things that can cause these complaints include:
Side effects of certain drugs, such as antibiotics, blood pressure-lowering drugs (captopril), etc. Inflammation of the gums and teeth Disorders of the sinuses Pregnancy Gastric acid reflux Side effects of chemotherapy or radiation It is advisable to consult a doctor first to ascertain the cause of the complaint, the doctor will do direct examination and additional examination if needed, such as blood tests, x-rays, etc. Handling will be tailored to the cause of the complaint. To reduce complaints, you should avoid cigarette smoke, dust, pollution, and other chemicals, keep the air clean at home, wear masks when coughing, avoid eating foods that are greasy, too spicy, too acidic, or too hot, improve eating patterns so that not excessive and trigger reflux, multiply the consumption of water at least 8 glasses or 2 liters a day, adequate rest, and eat healthy and nutritious food.
Thus, hopefully useful.