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i have cough?

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Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
Pulmonary Critical Care 22 years experience
Cough: Numerous causes in a smoker. You should make an appointment and get it checked.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cougher: Mix hot water, 1 tsp. Lemon juice & 1 tsp. Honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inhale the steam from the hot liquid to help reduce congestion in the chest. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. For fever with cough & significant head or cough lasting more than a week consult with medical. (** Don’t give honey to babies under the age of one.**)
Apr 9, 2013
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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First determine: The reason for the cough. Can try cough syrup and lemon juice mixed with honey or hot tea.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
More remedies: 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 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Coughing: 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 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cough: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea w a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea w 2 tsp of Marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 mins). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104.
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
More details are needed to answer this best. I wonder about the following, seasonal allergies, sinus infections, post nasal drip, reactive bronchitis. It is COVID 19. See a doctor via telemedicine
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
If cough lasts more than 2 weeks, it would imperative to see a doctor. If you have breathing difficulty or fever, see a doctor now. For uncomplicated cough you may take over the counter cough medication. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs.

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See a doctor: If your cough is new, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is good for night time coughing and helps you to sleep. Mucinex dm can be use in am for day time cough. If you have been coughing for more than a week, see your doctor!
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I still continue to cough. Are there other effective ways for me to stop coughing?

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Dr. Brian Affleck
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Cough: There are many causes of cough that range from viral and bacterial infections to reflux. Sometimes, the cough is a side effect of a drug, the common of which are ace inhibitors, which are used to treat high blood pressure. There are over-the-counter cough medicines, like dextromethorphan. These are usually packaged with an expectorant like Guaifenesin and come in liquid and pill forms.

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