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42 male dry cough lots of phlegm heard wen breathing. Is it ok to twice puf seretide 50/250 twice a day? 1 puf wont make be feel ok. Wat shod I do?

Check with doctor. You will need to check with your doctor re. The right dosing for you. For example, he could change the seretide dose to 50/125 instead of you using 1/2 the 50/250 dose since the latter will halve the bronchodilator dose as well. Your lung function test should be monitored to make sure that it is at its best since no one call predict what the lung function is without a measurement. Read more...

How do I know when my Bronchitis is almost gone? After 3 weeks I still have a dry cough and phlegm every so often and have to use my inhaler at times

Cough. The cough from bronchitis can sometimes take over 6 weeks to fully resolve. As long are you are getting better give it time. If you start to get worse, have fevers, or cough up blood then you should get checked out again. If you smoke you need to stop or just get used to coughing... Read more...
Residual cough. It takes 3-4 weeks for the symptoms of bronchitis to completely resolve. The cough can sometimes persist for up to 6 weeks. If you are generally feeling better and not experiencing any other symptoms such as fevers, chest pains, difficulty breathing then you are probably getting better. If your symptoms are worse you need to see your doctor to ensure you haven't developed a pneumonia. Read more...
When coughing stops. As long as you have coughing (if you have phlegm, it is no longer a dry cough). the bronchitis has not gone. If an inhaler helps it, you may have a mild case of asthma instead. If you do smoke, it s time to try stopping it. Read more...

I'm going on a date later and I want to temporarily relieve the coughing up phlegm and the dry cough that comes from the common cold. Suggestions?

Rest when ill. First whether you cough less putting a date at risk of getting sick is unethical. Being sick is a reason to stay home and to postpone the date. You are contagious. Yikes. Read more...
Upper respiratory. Infection are a nuisance but contagious. Do, the date a favor and cancel not cover up. She will appreciate and go out with you later! Read more...
Agree w Dr. Wright. Cancel date. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Read more...