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What can I do if I have a bad cough and have a job interview tomorrow?

What can I do if I have a bad cough and have a job interview tomorrow?

Honey or codeine.: The use of a teaspoon of honey is often helpful to soothe the irritation caused by a post nasal drip cough. The best cough suppressant in my experience is codeine, but it can make one sleepy. I would use it the night before the interval to help get a good night's sleep. I cough drop may also help to ease the irritation. Two puffs of a bronchodilator may help if it is an asthma cough. ...Read more

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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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I have a bad cough runny nose, itchy throat and lots of whitish pleghm comes out when I cough, what does it mean?And what medication will I take?

I have a bad cough runny nose, itchy throat and lots of whitish pleghm comes out when I cough, what does it mean?And what medication will I take?

Possibilities...: If you also have a fever, this could be acute bronchitis of probable viral origin, if the fever is low-grade. This will run its course over a few days or so and symptomatic treatment is all that is needed. If there is no fever, this could represent allergic bronchospasm and bronchodilator and steroid inhalers would be prescribed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough, what can I do?

Find out why: There are many potential causes of cough, and each cause has a different treatment. Find out why you have the cough. See your physician this week. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough what kind of medication would you suggest that i can get from the drug store?

I have a bad cough what kind of medication would you suggest that i can get from the drug store?

Cough medication: Medications with Guaifenesin and dextromethorphan will help. Guaifenesin will help break up mucous and dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Feel better! ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a bad cough for a month?

What should I do if I have a bad cough for a month?

Cough: Cough of longer than a month in the setting of failed over the counter and other home remedies, may require a visit to your doctor for further evaluation, possible chest x-ray and lab testing. All the best! ...Read more

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Hello I have a bad cough since january 3rd and its not going away with anything and i got it about 2weeks after surgery any one can help me?

Hello I have  a bad cough since january 3rd and its not going away with anything and i got it about 2weeks after surgery any one can help me?

Exam: You need to be examined and have a full physical as this has hung on too long. Your doctor will listen to your lungs, possibly get a chest x-ray and blood work. Antibiotics without an examination are rarely the right answer. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough with flem that started over a month ago help me please?

I  have a bad cough  with  flem  that  started over a month  ago help me please?

If you have been: suffering from a bad cough, you have lung cancer and require supplemental oxygen - I would encourage you to let your physician/ oncologist/ pulmonologist know. This is clearly a complex situation and will require significantly more understanding of your case than an on-line doctor has. God Bless. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough I can't get rid of, what can it be?

I have a bad cough I can't get rid of, what can it be?

Depends...: It depends on how long you have been coughing but in general possibilities include bronchospasm, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of these diagnoses. Acute bronchitis can be the diagnosis if the cough is present for a few days to a week or 2. If you smoke, you need to quit to decrease inflammation. Your doctor can help make diagnosis and w/smoking cessation. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough and can't go to sleep. What can I do?

I have a bad cough and can't go to sleep. What can I do?

Vicks VapoRub: On the soles of your feet, as well as a dab under your nose. Be sure to wear socks. I don't know why, but this really works. ...Read more

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