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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cough: *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Honey: Honey has been shown to be a no worse cough suppressor than any otc medication. Of note, it's the brown honey that was used in the studies. If you wan ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Honey, if over 12...: ...Months of age (some say 3 years): honey was tested against all major cough medicines and found to work better.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
10 years experience General Practice
See your doc: It really depends on the source, which may be out of the scope of this forum. I would follow up with your doc for a longer discussion. Two very comm ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Bed more information: Why are you vomiting??? Need to start here. Many thoughts for the cough may or may not have to do with the coughing. So give a good history first
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Pelargonium sidoides: By far my favorite herbal medicine for bronchitis is pelargonium sidoides, a type of geranium from South Africa proven very effective for bronchitis ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
The cause: There are many reasons which can cause a dry cough and one really needs to get examined by a doctor to find out. I would usually start by measuring th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dry cough: in an elderly taking antihypertensive medications: first-off, it might be due to the antihypertensive drug itself if it is from some group like ACE in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Wheezing and cough: Common symptoms of asthma are wheezing and cough. If antibiotics have not been successful, then that suggests another cause. Unfortunately, there is ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Cough: It may be you have a type of asthma triggered by exposure to cold. Pulmonary Function tests may help or a trial of a bronchodilator such as albuterol ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Post-viral: Sometimes a cough may linger for weeks after flu or a viral infection but one needs to rule out infection-triggered asthma or a sinus infection also. ... Read More
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