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Having cough for few days.Lozenges is not effective for me. I have persistent cough once it starts and urge to vomit. Any best medicine prescription?

Having cough for few days.Lozenges is not effective for me. I have persistent cough once it starts and urge to vomit. Any best medicine prescription?

You need 2 b seen: Online diagnosis/treatment won't help, you may very well need prescription medications, like antibiotics and bronchodilators to help you out, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Taking metoclopramide tid for nausea/vomiting occurring after pelvic radiation therapy, vomiting diminished but nausea still occurs. Any better meds?

Taking metoclopramide tid for nausea/vomiting occurring after pelvic radiation therapy, vomiting diminished but nausea still occurs. Any better meds?

Sure, but...: Is your nausea/vomiting due to sluggish emptying of the stomach, local inflammation, or a functional process? Assuming evaluation to date has ruled out obvious organic disease, then anti-emetics that are centrally-acting (zofran) or prokinetics drugs are worth discussing with your doctor. Metoclopramide, while a useful agent, is frought with possible side effects. ...Read more

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My 8 months is having cold, cough and fever any home remedies to overcome his cold. Can I give zertac for cough.

My 8 months is having cold, cough and fever any home remedies to overcome his cold. Can I give zertac for cough.

8 month URI: For the fever over 101 degrees, you need to give acetaminopen or ibuprofen (each is 5 ml per 20 pounds). Zyrtec (cetirizine) will dry up his runny nose but may or may not help with the cough. Try some warm tea with a little sugar, humidifier. ...Read more

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Day 4 of cold virus; with severe cough. No fever. Now no voice for 2 days.At what point would a visit to clinic be necessary? Remedies for laryngitis?

Day 4 of cold virus; with severe cough. No fever. Now no voice for 2 days.At what point would a visit to clinic be necessary? Remedies for laryngitis?

Clarify: I am presuming your question is about your son? Age? Based on the information given including history and meds, would suggest seeing a primary care doc. For an adult with no other history a viral illness is self limiting. But that is not the case for the history mentioned so seeking help us acceptable. Best of luck ...Read more

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Reasons for sudden fever with diarrhea and vomiting for once for a day.

Reasons for sudden fever with diarrhea and vomiting for once for a day.

Gastroenteritis.: The acute onset of fever, vomiting, and diarrhea, lasting for only one day, is usually due to acute gastroenteritis. This is most often a viral illness, although there can be many causes, including viral, bacterial, and food toxin causes. It is important to stay well hydrated. If your symptoms seem severe or last for more than 1 to 2 days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Persistent constipation after taking prescription antacids. Remained long after quitting. What's the cure?

Persistent constipation after taking prescription antacids. Remained long after quitting. What's the cure?

Laxative foods/bev: Calcium carbonate is an ingredient in many antacids. Aluminum also does the same. Magnesium is more of a laxative and that is why many liquid laxatives mix aluminum and magnesium to balance the constipation/diarrhea effects of both. Stick to adding more fruits, veggies, juices, water to enhance softer bowel movements. If you do fiber-fill up with more fluids1. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from bile reflux for 8 months with no relief..Every medication given seems to make it worse..What other treatments are available?

I have been suffering from bile reflux for 8 months with no relief..Every medication given seems to make it worse..What other treatments are available?

? Upper GI Endoscopy: Did you mean reflux disease. Occasionally this could be a sign of more serious disorders especially if not responding to usual treatment. You should see a gasteroenterologist and have an upper GI endoscopy possibly. ...Read more

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Chronic unrelenting cough, may need a breathing treatment. I take beta blockers for pots; am prone to rapid hr. Is the treatment safe for me?

Chronic unrelenting cough, may need a breathing treatment. I take beta blockers  for pots; am prone to rapid hr. Is the treatment safe for me?

It depends on drug: Some beta blockers are selective to beta 2 and will not effect lungs. Some beta blockers are non selective. You want a beta blocker that is selective to heart only. ...Read more

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Past several days been having a dry cough and choking feeling in throat. Sometimes starts after eating and lasts for hours. No relief after trying fluids, cough drops, etc.

Past several days been having a dry cough and choking feeling in throat. Sometimes starts after eating and lasts for hours. No relief after trying fluids, cough drops, etc.

Need med-checkup: If your cough is persistent for more than one week, you need a medical check up of your chest. Dry cough can be caused by allergies or Asthma which require a Physical examination by a doctor before we can be certain. A chest C-X-Ray may also be useful to check your lungs. ...Read more

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Chronically ill for 9 months- fatigue, dizziness, nausea after h. Pylori, gallbladder removal, and flu. No diagnosis. What type of doc should I see?

Chronically ill for 9 months- fatigue, dizziness, nausea after h. Pylori, gallbladder removal, and flu. No diagnosis. What type of doc should I see?

Primary Care Doctor: You should start off seeing a primary care doctor (family practice or internal medicine). They can examine you and initiate any further workup if necessary. They will also be able to refer you to the appropriate specialist if needed. Good luck! ...Read more

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Green stools for couple of weeks..But no any other symptoms..No pain...Been taking acai shots for a month..Could this be the reeason?

Green stools for couple of weeks..But no any other symptoms..No pain...Been taking acai shots for a month..Could this be the reeason?

Possibly: I do not recommend any of these supplements, which have not been shown to be both safe and beneficial in large double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials. See your doctor if discontinuing this substance doesn't solve your problem. ...Read more

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Is raglan really effective for post operative nausea and vomiting?

Is raglan really effective for post operative nausea and vomiting?

It can be but...: Metaclopramide (reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. However, please read the side effect profile of this medication--it may make you reconsider using it casually, especially if to be taken more than a few doses. What is your indication for the drug? ...Read more

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After viral flu, harsh coughing started non stop which preventing me to sleep for 3 days. Got prescribed cough meds but doesn't help. is it normal?

After viral flu, harsh coughing started non stop which preventing me to sleep for 3 days. Got prescribed cough meds but doesn't help. is it normal?

M.D. visit: There may be inflammation and reactivity of the airways after a viral infection. This can result in a prolonged cough. If you experience any chest pain, fever, difficulty breathing or wheezing or cough for more than 2 weeks, I would recommend seeing your physician. They may order a chest radiograph and/or a pulmonary function test to determine if there is another underlying cause. ...Read more

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I hav talking induced dry cough that last for several weeks after exposure to cold air,air condition& after influenza infection.any help about reasons?

I hav talking induced dry cough that last for several weeks after exposure to cold air,air condition& after influenza infection.any help about reasons?

Reactive airways: Hello Tarek, Sometimes after a severe respiratory infection, the cough can linger for a few months. The airways can become inflamed and spasm. Certain triggers can cause this to occur including excessive talking, laughing and cold air. If it persists beyond a couple of months, you should see your local doctor to ensure that there is not another reason for the cough. Pamela Svendsen, MD ...Read more

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