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I've had a dry hacking cough for 3 days any suggestions?
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Dr. Adam Miner
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Buckwheat honey
Yes, believe it or not, a study suggests buckwheat honey works as well, or better than otc cough medicines.
But if your illness worsens, or cough lasts over 2 weeks, see your doctor.

In brief: Buckwheat honey
Yes, believe it or not, a study suggests buckwheat honey works as well, or better than otc cough medicines.
But if your illness worsens, or cough lasts over 2 weeks, see your doctor.
Dr. Adam Miner
Dr. Adam Miner
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Recommend
My recommendations include drinking hot tea with lemon, increasing your water intake and using a cough suppressant at night like dextromethoraphan.
Cough during the day is the way the body protects itself from pneumonia or lower resp tract infection.

In brief: Recommend
My recommendations include drinking hot tea with lemon, increasing your water intake and using a cough suppressant at night like dextromethoraphan.
Cough during the day is the way the body protects itself from pneumonia or lower resp tract infection.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. William Walsh
Hot chicken soup (homemade over store bought, if you can get it) helps as well: http://chestjournal.chestpubs.org/content/118/4/1150.short If you don't get better shortly see your physician, though.
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