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Asthma and dry cough which medicine I can take?

Your rescue inhaler. Albuterol, the classic medication in the rescue inhaler, is a fairly effective anti-tussive; that is, it helps suppress cough. Read more...
Cough variant asthma. Dry cough could be related to asthma. This condition is called cough variant asthma. You should see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and rule out any other causes. Treatment is similar to that for asthma in general. Depending on the severity of cough, inhaled albuterol or short course of steroids may be needed. In addition, your doctor may prescribe maintenance therapy with inhaled steroids. Read more...

What to do if I have a dry cough. I've had it for about 2 weeks. Can it mean I might have asthma?

Can't tell. This may be the result of a recent viral infection or something else. If the cough is bothersome or lasts for more than a month, you should see your doctor. Read more...

I had a asthma attack 8 weeks ago and still have dry cough, how long will that last?

Asthma. It seems your asthma is still not well controlled. I suggest you go back to your treating physician or consult an allergist to help you manage your asthma better. The cough will last until the asthma is controlled. Read more...
Cough=inflammation. So the cough that continues is often due to airway inflammation. While the bronchi and airways are open and you are not as "wheezy" or "tight, " your airways are still much more overactive than they are without this inflammation and this is a set up to another attack. More maintenance medication even a higher dose or sometimes steroids are used to help calm this inflammation down. Talk to ur dr. Read more...

I'm 6 weeks with a dry cough nd asthma I'm having an extremely hard time breathing is this effecting my baby?

Yes. Yes, your baby needs oxygen to thrive. Stress is not good for your baby. Please get medical attention for both you and your bsby's sake?. Read more...
It might. A dry cough can be a sign of active asthma problems. If you are having shortness of breath more than twice a week, then you need to be taking a controller medication every day. There are several medications that are considered safe during pregnancy. Keep in mind that if your baby is not getting enough oxygen, this is more damaging than any asthma inhalers. Read more...
M.D. visit needed. The dry cough that you are having is most likely related to your asthma. Identifying the triggers of your symptoms, for example cold air then developing a plan to avoid the trigger is part of the management. In addition, using a form of anti inflammatory medication such as prednisone or an inhaled steroid, will help you manage your symptoms. In addition sinusitis/reflux/aspiration are possible. Read more...
See doctor ASAP. Asthma exacerbation during pregnancy poses danger to the fetus. You need to see a doctor ASAP and may need a short course of steroid. Don't delay another minute. Read more...

What can I do to give my 5yo relief for a non productive dry cough. Had for 10 days and no response to OTC or asthma meds?

See Below. If your child has been sick for 10 days, he should be seen. Read more...
Antihistamines. Try Cetirizine or dextromethorphan. If you have tried these then it is time to see your doctor. Please take your child to his/her pediatrician. Read more...
Be sure your child. Is taking asthma medications (controller and rescue inhalers) as prescribed.If only taking them as needed, this will cause patient to continually cough. Your child may be suffering from allergies too. Regardless , it is time to bring your child in to see physician if you have tried meds and cough persisted this far out. Read more...

I just had a virus and now I feel like I have a mild dry cough and slight difficulty breathing. Asthma or something else?

Hard to say. If you are having trouble with your breathing, see your doctor. You may have asthma (or reactive airway disease), or an infection, or allergies, This can not be determined on-line. Read more...
Probably Not Asthma. Most likely you have some post viral inflammation in your lungs which can feel like asthma, but will get better over the next few weeks. If it doesn't, talk to your doctor. Read more...

My 4 year old has been coughing a dry cough but not sick at all no wheezing either. No asthma or anything should I be worried?

Not right now. A dry cough without other symptoms, is safe to observe. It should resolve in several weeks. If there are new symptoms consider having him/her checked. All the best. Read more...