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Causes of coughing after eating

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Coughing after eating is normally due to the build up and overproduction of phlegm. This tends to happen if you have consumed dairy products like cheese, milk, yogurt, or a cream based sauce like Alfredo.

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Good answer! Citrus..such as certain fruits or orange juice...also produces
phlegm.
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Most commonly due to entry of food particles in to trachea...

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My sister coughs allll the time after eating breakfast in the morning! I think it's cause it makes her nacous (or however you spell it) that early in the day.

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Coughing is often a mild symptom of an allergy. Something in the food you're eating maybe seen as an irritant or allergen by your body, and that's where the phlegm production is coming from- your body produces it as a means of capturing the offending parts and expelling them.

Just be careful. Food allergies get progressively worse over time and with repeated exposure. If your coughing ever goes into even a mild feeling of difficulty breathing you need to get to a doctor.

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