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i've got a cold and my cough is really loud and it hurts. cough drops and medicine don't help! how can i stop coughing?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with doc: You may have hyperreactive airways and you may need inhaled medication. Check with your doc.
Answered on Jun 5, 2016
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