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How does whiskey work as a cough suppresent?

How does whiskey work as a cough suppresent?

It doesn't: It doesn't that's why it isn't recommended. It will warm the throat and loosen mucus because of the warming action of the whiskey itself but it might actually worsen the cough after the "shot." why not trial honey first? ...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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Is tennesee honey whiskey good for a cough?

Is tennesee honey whiskey good for a cough?

Depends: Will it help your cough? Probably not. Will it taste good and perhaps be soothing? It might. ...Read more

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On-off cough since a month doc said simple bronchitis coz of viral infection.Had cold earlier. Is it ok to have whisky with friends? Please advise.

On-off cough since a month doc said simple bronchitis coz of viral infection.Had cold earlier. Is it ok to have whisky with friends? Please advise.

Alcohol: The effect of alcohol on viral infections is not well known, but alcohol in the bloodstream limits the function of wbcs that fight bacterial infection. From what you describe, moderate alcohol consumption should be ok. ...Read more

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Will running hot water for the steam help my child's cough?

Will running hot water for the steam help my child's cough?

Steam for cough: Steam often will help loosen a cough and give a child relief. Particularly if the child has a croup-like cough (barking like a seal). Croup causes inflammation in the airways and the moisture in the air from the steam helps relieve the cough. ...Read more

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I keep getting hot sweats a cough since November? Still waiting since 8.30 now 12.10

I keep getting hot sweats a cough since November? Still waiting since 8.30  now 12.10

Hot sweats and cough: Chronic cough and hot sweats is reason enough to get checked by a PCP. If they are related (not coincidental) then you need a proper diagnosis based on good history, exam, chest X-ray, and labs/blood work. If you also have unintended weight loss, then don't wait any longer to make appt. ...Read more

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My dad says eating hot and non veg food relieves us from cough and cold. Is that true?

My dad says eating hot and non veg food relieves us from cough and cold. Is that true?

Umm. Not clear ?: Eating won't hurt your cough or cold. Certain foods can be useful for helping with symptoms. Sounds more like your dad wants you to get better and wants you to stay strong and healthy by eating when you aren't feeling well. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I got cough very badly because i was in india and there was cold but now I am in australia here is very hot could u tell me what should I do?

I got cough very badly because i was in india  and there was cold but now I am  in australia  here is very hot could u tell me what should I do?

Bronchospasm?...: Your cough may be due to bronchospasm. This can be caused by cold air, allergies, etc. There are very effective prescription bronchodilator and steroid inhalers so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a had cold for over week now and I am continuously cough but now I am starting to get chills and my face is constantly hot what should I do?

I have a had cold for over week now and I am continuously cough but now I am starting to get chills and my face is constantly hot what should I do?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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A dash of tumeric added to slightly hot milk helps cough?

A dash of tumeric added to slightly hot milk helps cough?

Probably not...: Treatment of a cough depends on the etiology of the cough. Thus, diagnosing a cough requires an evaluation by a physician. Then, your physician can render the correct treatment for the cough! coughs have many etiologies which often require different treatments. Treating a cough yourself can be harmful and serious disease can be missed by not seeing a doctor! ...Read more