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what to do when you can t stop coughing

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Aspiration?: This could mean a swallowing disorder, or perhaps spasm or blockage of the upper esophagus. Either one can result in aspiration, i.e. food and fluids ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Could be an STD: It is possible that you have an infection. A doctor can diagnose that and treat it if necessary.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience Pediatrics
Many Causes of Cough: Does she have a history of asthma? Does she cough during the day? How long has the cough been a problem. Cough likely caused by either postnasal d ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
URI: If otherwise healthy and absent additional information, U R likely harboring an upper respiratory tract infection which may or may not merit antibiosi ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: A bacterial infection may be the cause, and I think your PCP can consider a work up for pertussis. There are many causes, including asthma, reflux, an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cough: Cough in a smoker is always a concern. If an inhaler does not provide relieve it is not likely to be asthma. It can be as simple as reflux/ heartburn ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cough: Most common causes for persistent cough include 1) gastric reflux 2) postnasal drip 3) undiagnosed asthma 4) medication side effect. We are able to ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Fever?: Your symptoms suggest pneumonia, pleurisy, or pericarditis. Pneumonia is the most likely. You need evaluation because you may need an antibiotic.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Cough: I would try taking an over-the-counter cough expectorant with a depressant you can ask the pharmacist for one and that should help
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Although codeine is a weak narcotic, it is still not a good idea to take both narcotics at the same time. You can get plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) over ... Read More

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