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I almost always have nights when I have a dry cough that interrupts

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I almost always have nights when I have a dry cough that interrupts my sleep. What do I have?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
I am sorry you are having dry cough at night time
this could be due to many possible causes.
acid reflux of stomach acid up your esophagus at night time can irritate your throat and cause cough. stomach acid blockers could help with this
some high blood pressure medications like ACE inhibitors like linsinopril could cause cough as a side effect
runny nose from allergies and post nasal drip can cause cough at night time as well. I see you have tried zyrtec. Nasocort nasal steroid sprays could also help if you have runny nose and allergy symptoms
do you have a history of acid reflux of stomach acid coming up at night time?