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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anhkiet Tran
14 years experience in Urgent Care
Cough treatment: To get rid of cough, you have to treat the underlined conditions. Cough is a symptom, not a disease. Therefore, there is no one best medication to get ... Read More

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
OTC meds: Medications like Guaifenesin which could be found in Robitussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) can be helpful. Also for nasal stuffiness you could try afrin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Pelargonium sidoides: The herb pelargonium sidoides, the root of a geranium native to south africa, is the best-proven treatment for colds, sinus infections ; sinusitis. It ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Try our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends...: On the cause. One common cause is asthma, and there are many very good medications on the market to control asthma inflammation in the airways and de ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Short answer: You could try Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and drinking lots of water but, if you have had your symptoms for a week or more or if you have risk factors li ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Natural Remedies: Mix hot water, 1 tsp. Lemon juice & 1 tsp. Honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inhale ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cough: Many coughs clear up by themselves but some do not - pneumonia, sinusitis, reflux, asthma and allergy are some of the causes of chronic cough that re ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Don't know: Can't make that determination without an assessment. This may or may not be related to bacterial infection.
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