1 doctor weighed in:

Please help! what is the treatment for a productive cough?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Expectoration

The best treatment if feasible is expectoration to avoid stagnation and inspissation of mucous in the airways if they are from the lung .
If infected, antibiotics is used. Fluid and mucolytics are a good way to start.

In brief: Expectoration

The best treatment if feasible is expectoration to avoid stagnation and inspissation of mucous in the airways if they are from the lung .
If infected, antibiotics is used. Fluid and mucolytics are a good way to start.
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
24 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors