I have been coughing for a week?

Advise you see a doc. At this point, you should see a doctor. Unable to make any kind of diagnosis here but need to take the next step.

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I have been coughing for a week after I had the flu? Last week I had the flu and didn't cough very much. When I started to feel better I started coughing. The first day it didn't bring up much phlegm, the second day did though. The days after that I have

Hello. . Hello. Don't know how old you are or if you have asthma. I can't diagnose your condition. It sounds like you may have had a viral infection which may have developed into bronchitis. What is of significant concern is that you are wheezing every time you breath and your inhaler is not helping. Regardless of the cause, your airways are overly reactive. If you are having trouble breathing, you need to go to the emergency room right now. If your breathing is not labored with just a little wheeze, than recommend you call your doctor in the morning. Since you are not responding to the medication that you have, your doctor may need to prescribe additional medication, at least temporarily to reduce spasm in your airways. Take care. Read more...

I have been coughing for a week now. It started with an irritation in my throat. It is not dry cough there is mucus. I also feel heavy in my chest.

Avg cough = 18d. A recent study concluded that the average duration of a cough illness lasted approximately 18 days. So the bad news is that someone who's been coughing for a week has another 10 days of cough left on average. However, if s/he is feeling short of breath and/or having fevers, sweats & chills, it's best to go see one's family doc. Antibiotics aren't warranted for every (cough) illness. Read more...

I have been coughing for 2 weeks. What is wrong with me and how can I treat my cough?

cough. It's important to know why you are coughing and not simply treat the cough. See a doctor. Tb is endemic in some areas of the world. Could be anything from an upper respiratory viral infection to congestive heart failure. Need more information. Read more...

I have been coughing about two weeks now. My back and my abdominal hurts a lot whenever I cough. It is too painful. Please help.?

Get medical help. Is not usuall to be coughing so long. Get otc (guaifenesin dm) & see doctor right away. Read more...
Bronchitis. There most common reasona for cough are post nasal drip, (sinusitis) bronchitis, asmtha, seasonal allergies and of course the common cold or more seriously pneumonia and in the elderly aspiration of fluids or solids into the lungs if you are a smoker n infection or asmtha like illness called COPD can be the cause and medications can cause as well, please see your doc, it's probably not serious. Read more...

Any advice? I have been coughing for a week?

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

My throught is iching and I have been coughing for a week without getting better, what could be wrong?

Sore throat. You may have a post nasal drip that is causing a sore throat as well as making you cough. See your doctor to rule out a strep throat and use saline nose dropsfor your cough.A vaporizer is also helpful. Read more...

I have been coughing for 3 weeks, it is dry. I have asthma and sporadicaly crisis. What should I do?

Asthma. There are three conditions that may give you persistant cough for more than three weeks and they are post-nasal drip, gastroesophageal reflux and asthma. Now ifyou have sporadic exacebations cough at nigh is very classic, mild persistant asthma or ocassional exacebation are frequently treated with as need it bronchodilators such as albuterol but if you have asthma you may have post nasal drip. Read more...
Asthma and Cough. Your asthma might also be exacerbating and not as well-controlled as it needs to be. I would strongly consider seeing your asthma specialist to have repeat spirometry and possibly maximizing or changing to a different asthma controller regimen. Read more...
See your doctor. You need to be evaluated by your physician to determine the cause of your dry cough. It could be due to asthma and, if so, you may need to temporarily increase your meds. However, there may be some other reason for your dry cough that would require a different treatment entirely. Your physician can evaluate you so that the correct diagnosis/treatment is rendered. Read more...