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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Treating Coughs : Most self-limited "colds" that feature coughs will clear on their own regardless of which cough medicine you use. If you have a more serious viral or ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience Pulmonology
Find and treat cause: There are over the counter medications such as dextromethorphan containg cough syrups which may be helpful. Airway hyperreactivity with inflammation ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the cause.. Chronic coughs are often caused by post-nasal drip, asthma, or even reflux (gerd). Of course infection is always a possibilit ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Honey in tea: Honestly, most studies have shown limited benefit from store-bought cough remedies. In fact, when compared to lemon and honey in tea....Guess which w ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Identify trigger: Cough is a symptom of an underlying problem. Chronic cough (>6 weeks) can come from asthma, post nasal drip from allergies, sinus infection or even s ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rausch
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
OTC Meds: Several over the counter medicines can help suppress a cough including delsym or robitussin (guaifenesin). These medicines contain a cough suppressent ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Honey: The best nonprescription cough suppressant shown to be successful in studies and even endorsed by the american academy of pediatrics is honey!
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
AURI: He needs his sleep, a tsp of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bedtime usually helps. See md if associated with other sx.
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Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Symptom: Cough is a symptom, not an illness. In order to make the symptom better, you need to address the illness. If the cough is being caused by a bacteri ... Read More
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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Nighttime cough: If the cough is a back of the throat tickle due to mucous draining down from the nose and sinuses when you first lie down, i personally find the most ... Read More
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