I am new to this condition with coughs. The last few days I have frequent coughs after a bad cold. I also got funny asthma for a short moment at night 3 days ago. So I am taking nexium again to make sure the acid goes away. Since I had bad cold, the cough and phelgm seem to mix with heartburn now. I think I had too much acid food also. All factors combined, I have heartburn again! (I had one in May and the doctor prescribed nexium.)
But I think a real bad cold is still very different because I got running nose and bad throat and lots of real phelgm. It is just that it is mixed with heartburn when the real cold is getting better. I take asthma inhaler anyway due to my chest congestion problem (because of my anatomy condition,) so I inhaled the drug when I had that short asthma - it didn't feel good! Felt like choking.... Drinking water or tums helped.
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