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What are some causes of dry cough?

What are some causes of dry cough?

Possibilities...: Persistent chronic non-productive cough is usually due to bronchospasm (due to any cause), post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of these diagnoses. An evaluation by a doctor is needed for diagnosis since these all have different treatments. If you smoke, smoking cessation is needed to decrease airway inflammation. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Why do I have a dry cough everyday?

Why do I have a dry cough everyday?

Possibilities...: Possible etiologies of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of diagnoses. Since all of these have different treatments, it is important that your doctor evaluates you so the diagnosis can be made and treatment initiated. If you smoke, you need to quit. You doctor can help with this as well. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have dry cough?

What should I do if I have dry cough?

Dry cough: Well, first stop smoking! that should help and if it continues, you need to see your doctor to see if you have damaged your lungs already and need an inhaler. Also, if you are stomach problems, they can make you cough, so really you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi :) I have a dry cough- what can I dó?

Hi :)  I have a dry cough- what can I dó?

Grt OTC cough syrup: Get a simple syrup or cough pills for tonight if the only symptom. If other problems present , fever, chest pain or blood in sputum get professional help. ...Read more

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What should I take for a dry cough thst on?

Dry cough: It is always better to determine the cause of a symptom rather than simple treating the symptom itself. Seek a doctors advise and undergo an examination for any cough lasting more than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Children of agee 2.7 months having dry cough?

Children of agee 2.7 months having dry cough?

Cough in an infant: A cough in an infant may be croup or RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). I would consider seeing the pediatrician to evaluate the cough. While there are other causes, it is better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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M58, what is dry cough and why it is considered bad. ?

M58, what is dry cough and why it is considered bad. ?

Dry cough: A dry cough is a cough that does not bring up sputum. Is it bad or not depending on the etiologies and how bad it affects your quality of life. ...Read more

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I had dry cough at 19 october but there is no any relief from that?

I had dry cough at 19 october but there is no any relief from that?

Upper air cough: It is likely that you are having upper airway cough syndrome, formerly named postnasal drip. Some mucus being produced in back of nose tickling the throat which triggers your cough. If this is a recurrent problem, a reactive-airway disease (asthma-like) is possible. Try some otc antihistamine and delsym (dextromethorphan) for few days. If no improvement, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to treat dry cough?

How to treat dry cough?

Cough: Need to know the cause. Is it reflux, medications, post-nasal drainage, asthma, etc. Best to see someone and get an evaluation before trying to treat it on your own. ...Read more

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I have wheazing and a dry cough is it asma?

I have wheazing and a dry cough is it asma?

Wheezing: Possibly. The best thing to do is go to the doctor and be tested/ treated. All that wheezes is not asthma but wheezing and cough are common symptoms in people who do have asthma. Asthma should not be life threatening but when left untreated it can be. Make your appointment asap. ...Read more

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Dry Cough (Definition)

Dry cough is a clinical finding in which a person has a cough but does not produce ...Read more


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Diovan (Definition)

Diovan is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more