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How do you make an itchy cough go away?

How do you make an itchy cough go away?

Short-term cough: Try Robitussin dm, Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm or halls triple action cough drops. See your doctor if this cough persists. James dillard, md. ...Read more

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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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I always experienced itchy trought and have dry cough. What is the best medicine for this?

I always experienced itchy trought and have dry cough. What is the best medicine for this?

Dry cough: If it has been for more than one month then it needs evaluation to see the cause of it. There are multiple factors for dry cough. ...Read more

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Itchy throat..Making me cough?

Itchy throat..Making me cough?

Could be: Consider making 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 . ** or add 2 tsp of slippery elm bark to 1 cup of hot water (steep for at least 5 minutes in a covered teapot). Drink this as needed to relieve itchinessor a few times per day. Slippery elm bark lozenges are also helpful. ...Read more

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I just am getting over a 3 week flu and still have this itchy dry cough. Is this normal?

I just am getting over a 3 week flu and still have this itchy dry cough. Is this normal?

Yes: For some people the cough may last over a month. If the problem fails to improve or subside after 2 months, a lung function test or chest x-ray may be in order. ...Read more

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I've been sick for 2 weeks now. My cough finally went from phlegmy to dry, but my chest feels itchy as I keep coughing. Is this normal?

Possibly: It's difficult to say as dry cough could mean you are getting better. If there is no fever, shortness of breath, chest pain you can wait but perhaps a check up with your doctor is indicated ? ...Read more

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Is a dry, itchy cough associated with seasonal allergies?

Is a dry, itchy cough associated with seasonal allergies?

It sure sound like.: You have couple of the symptoms of a seasonal allergy. See your Family Doctor. If other causes ruled out you can benefit from the Fexofenadine or Loratadine. ...Read more