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A 66-year-old female asked:
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cough: Cough has many reasons allergy bronchitis but also sign of more serious conditions especially if you are or we're a smoker. See physician.
A 40-year-old member asked:
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Your doctor can help: Safe, and usually low dose, use of serotonin-active antidepressants, or possibly the medication Buspirone can be very helpful for this problem. It mi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possibilities....: There are many possible causes of a non-productive cough including throat irritation, bronchospasm, medication side effect, post-nasal drip, GERD, etc ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Multiple causes: Get a comprehensive physical examination, blood testsfor infection and a chest xray.
A 50-year-old member asked:
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mucus: If you have had thick mucus in your chest, when it loosens, the cough can become productive. Also, productive cough can be confused with nasal drip w ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
43 years experience in Pulmonology
Bronchitis: You could have ac bronchitis, you may need antibiotics and bronchodilators.
A 36-year-old male asked:
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Productive cough =: cough which brings up phlegm /sputum.
A 49-year-old female asked:
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
See a doctor: This could be anything from bronchitis, a viral pneumonia, or a bacterial pneumonia, or any other pulmonary process; there are also many questions to ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
17 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Causes of Cough.: Most common causes of cough include asthma, upper airway cough syndrome (post-nasal drip), reflux, chronic bronchitis (typically in smokers), medicati ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Find the cause: There are varied causes of nonproductive cough. Most common is allergic rhinitis, but not far behind is an undiagnosed asthma or reactive airways. The ... Read More
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