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honey for a cough in adults

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
6 to 8 hours: Typically the dose for most cough medications may be repeated in 6 to 8 hours. The longer acting formulas are labeled as such and usually last 12 hour ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely...: A cough can be treated once the etiology of the cough is known. So, see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and the correct, effective treatmen ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: Will it help your cough? Probably not. Will it taste good and perhaps be soothing? It might.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Cough/cold: Please treat pain symptoms with something like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen to help him feel better. I like your choice for cough med - someti ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Multiple causes: If your child has had a cough for 3 weeks or more, a visit to your doctor is indicated. Some causes may be related to prolonged infections of the lung ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
No cough medicine: It's not uncommon to have a lingering cough for a long time after a cold, as long as she feels well and eats and has normal activities. If she takes a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Guarderas
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergen exposure?: An itchy throat is a very interesting symptom that seems to be prevalent in patients with very significant allergies, usually with other symptoms of i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
42 years experience Pediatrics
NEED SOME PATIENCE:: If honey and natural stuffs not helping, then check with his pediatrician. Some cough is good because it is a natural defense mechanism to clear the u ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Honeyed tea should be ok during pregnancy. There are other cough medicines that are ok as well. Check with your OB to be sure.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Cough: You have not said how old your grandson is. As the treatment is dependent on his age, if he is under a year of age, honey is not recommended. If coug ... Read More
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