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Cough Without Cold Symptoms
I've recently been having cold symptoms. My cough usually isnt bad. But I've been coughing hard, so hard I gag. My mucus is also white and grainy.
Upper respiratory infection is also known as Common cold. An upper respiratory infection refers to an infection that involves the lining of the breathing passages above the lungs. It usually refers to infections that involve multiple areas simultaneously such as the nose, sinus, ears, throat, ...Read more
Cough: Use steam from hot shower before bedtime.Use a bulb syringe to suck out mucus use salt water nose drops to rinse out nostrils. Use vaporizer while child sleeps and make sure that he is sleeping on an elevated mattress. Push fluids and that old favorite, chicken soup! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have this cough when I cough I extract chunks of mucus , I don't have cold symptoms anymore but yet the cough and mucus is still there. I'm worried.
I have had a sore for 6days now with no other cold symptoms except for a slight cough every now and then and its abit flemmy.
Do Zicam rapid tabs make you cough? When I take it, it makes me cough & somewhat acts as an expectorant. I have cough & cold symptoms.
4 year old w a croup cough all night. Seems fine during day , typical cold symptoms and croup sound when coughing. Does he need to see a dr?
Yes: The majority of croup cases are minor and will pass without treatment, yet some have more trouble ; require office or hospital care. The intensity of symptoms separate the two groups, so be observant and contac your physician for guidence. A calm nurturing approach and simple rocking will often settle a crouping child, who is frighteded by the noise their vibrating airway makes with each cough. ...Read more
I have had a dry persistent cough for a few months now. No cold symptoms. Taken different antibiotics. Inhalers. Don't smoke. What can it be?
Not infection...: A cough lasting this long is not likely to be due to infection, especially without fevers. Possible etiologies include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or even a combination of these factors. See your doctor so this can be evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to take gravol and benylin together? Cough/cold symptoms keeping my husband awake, has taken benylin but wants the gravol to help him sleep
Cough and Cold: Benylin is used as a cough suppressant which could help your husband rest. Gravol is an anti-emetic which is taken to suppress nausea and vomiting. They may be taken together but neither is used for sedation or sleep; however, he is probably exhausted and relieving him of cough and vomiting will help him sleep. Keep well hydrated and warm. If symptoms worsen over the next 48 hrs seek medical care ...Read more
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