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How can I get rid of the whooping cough?

How can I get rid of the whooping cough?

Whooping cough: If you're actively infected, see your fp for antibiotic treatment. It is now recommended that adults get a pertussis (whooping cough) booster to prevent spreading the disease to children who may not yet be immunized or haven't completed their series of immunizations for this disease. ...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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How to get rid of a croupy cough?

How to get rid of a croupy cough?

Proper diagnosis: A croupy cough can be from asthma, and it needs to be treated properly. You need to see your doctor about it. ...Read more

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What are effective home remedies to get rid of whooping cough?

What are effective home remedies to get rid of whooping cough?

None: Whooping cough will run it's course.Saline nose drops, humidification may help. Honey if over 1 year of age, but no proven cure exists as a home remedy. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pregnancy at home?

How to get rid of pregnancy at home?

There is not a: Safe, effacious way to do this. Please consult with your gynecologist or your physician. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a stuffy nose at home?

How do you get rid of a stuffy nose at home?

Decongestant: Topical nasal decongestant such as neosynephrine or oral decongestant such as pseudephedrine. If it is caused by an allergy antihistamine such as claritin. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cough?

How to get rid of cough?

Cause...: First determine the cause. Medication related, allergy related, upper or lower respiratory infection, smoker's cough, asthma, reflux esophagitis are a few possibilities each with different treatments. See your doctor for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cough?

Find the cause: You need to find the casual of your cough to treat it efficiently. Some cough are due you infections , some allergic , some due to reflux etc . Hence see your doctor for the right treatment . ...Read more

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How to get rid of gonorrhea at home?

How to get rid of gonorrhea at home?

Take antibiotics....: .......At home. See your doctor, and get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of wet cough?

How to get rid of wet cough?

Depends on cause: The key to getting rid of the cough is to figure out what is the cause of the cough. This detective work starts with taking a good history to help decide if it is infectious, asthma, reflux or chronic post nasal drip or a combination of these. If it has been a problem for more than 7-10 days it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bad coughs and wheezing?

How to get rid of bad coughs and wheezing?

Need exam: See your doctor for an evaluation. That is the best way to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a croupy cough?

What can I do to get rid of a croupy cough?

Steamy shower: Steamy shower is one of the best ways to soothe a croupy cough. Cough medicines tend to not be very helpful for this, unfortunately. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stretcthmark at home easily?

How to get rid of stretcthmark at home easily?

It aint easy: And it's not cheap. To get rid of stretch marks, you will probably need a fractional resurfacing laser. Over the counter products rarely work. Sorry, but this will not be an easy home project. ...Read more

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How to get a 9 month old to get the flem out of their throats.?

How to get a 9 month old to get the flem out of their throats.?

Not advised: Typically if your baby is experiencing a runny nose, the mucus can be removed using gentle suction and nasal saline. It is best not to try to remove mucus from the back of the baby's throat, since this can cause gagging and irritation. Having your child stay well hydrated during an illness is important and helps to keep the mucus loose. The illness should last only 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What are the best wayss to get rid of a deep throaty cough?

What are the best wayss to get rid of a deep throaty cough?

Try this: Hydrate well. Consider using a warm air vaporizer. Mix several teaspoons of honey into herbal tea with a squeeze of lemon juice. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. See a physician if your cough is not resolving, difficulty breathing or temp > 104. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get a 9 month old to get the phlegm out of their throats.?

Can you tell me how to get a 9 month old to get the phlegm out of their throats.?

Fluids/M.D visit: If your child has nasal congestion it may be causing post nasal drip. If he has trouble swallowing, there may be a throat or airway infection. Fluids, nasal saline and a humidifier may help relieve his symptoms. It is advisable to see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a wheezing cough?

How can I get rid of a wheezing cough?

Potential allergen: A wheezing or a tight cough is an indication of bronchoconstriction. This could be from an allergen, or from underlying asthma. These symptoms should be brought to the attention of your doctor. You can also be tuned to potential allergens, animal dander, hay, cleaning products, etc. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a cough the quickest?

How to get rid of a cough the quickest?

Etiology?: In order to get rid of a cough, you must first have the etiolgy of the cough diagnosed. Possible etiologies of cough include acute bronchitis, bronchospasm of any kind, sinusitis, gerd or even a combination of factors and all these diagnoses have different treatments. So, see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of bronchitis congestion?

How to get rid of bronchitis congestion?

Bronchitis: Bronchodilators, oral and inhaled steroids and antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a smokers cough quickly?

Stop smoking: If you want to stop smokers cough the first thing you have to do is quit smoking.At your age if you quit smoking the cough will disappear. ...Read more

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
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Whooping Cough (Definition)

A contagious bacterial disease that can cause violent, uncontrollable ...Read more