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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Lots of things: Inflammation of the mucosa of an airway below the vocal cords without actual disruption of the epithelial layer that lines it. Anything from a chest ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: Cough, especially chronic cough, can be due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip, bronchitis or even a combination of these etiologies. Bronchitic c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: Persistent chronic non-productive cough is usually due to bronchospasm (due to any cause), post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of these diagnoses. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on cause: Treating a dry cough depends on the cause, all the while remembering that cough is a symptom not a disease. Dry cough can occur due to allergies, expo ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many choices: First you have to figure out what is causing the cough.... Could be nasal drip asthma heartburn (reflux)...Then the dr can recommend the best treatmen ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tips: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dry cough: The best way to treat or recover from a cough is to find the underlying cause or reason for the cough so it can be treated. Also, "voice rest" which ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Need diagnosis first: Possible causes of a chronic cough include bronchospasm of any etiology, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of 2 or more of these diagnoses. Trea ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johan Nell
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Cough: If possible, get a script from your doctor for a mixture of adco-prednisone susp, venteze susp mixed with pholtex forte cough susp.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good for dry cough: Treatment of the cause of the cough is your best option. Head elevation can be very useful to alleviate disruptive night time cough. If you have asth ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ask the pharmacist: at the drug store for OTC cough medicines available, but if it doesn't resolve or gets better in few days, see your doctor, best wishes
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Never heard of that. However, you should avoid coffee and alcohol when having a throat infection or cough.
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