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Ok, I woke up in the middle of the night gasping! I was

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Ok, I woke up in the middle of the night gasping for air! I was coughing really hard and a pink burning bile came up.
I couldn't breathe out of my nose OR mouth! I had to force myself to suck in REAL HARD to get air in, then I had to cough to get air back out! I also had a sour taste and burning in my throat. I was finally able to breathe normally after a minute or two, but the burning was still there for quite a while.
I don't know if to think this is acid reflux (as I have never heard of it causing trouble breathing) or sleep apnea or something else. This really scared me! I almost don't want to go to bed tonight because of it!Thanks to for any advice or input
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

This does sound like acid reflux

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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