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Is it normal to cough (just 1 mild cough at time) and clear your throat a few times a day, mostly when coming in from outside? is it a cough or normal

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Dr. Nizar Kherallah
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: A little cough

Cough is a healthy defense mechanism to clear our airways.
A little cough is nothing to worry about unless it is daily and productive of sputum or if associated with other symptoms. In your case, it is most likely caused by some allergies or a mild case of asthma. Consult with your primary doctor if the cough is bothersome. You may try taking Zyrtec 10 mg once daily for allergies.

In brief: A little cough

Cough is a healthy defense mechanism to clear our airways.
A little cough is nothing to worry about unless it is daily and productive of sputum or if associated with other symptoms. In your case, it is most likely caused by some allergies or a mild case of asthma. Consult with your primary doctor if the cough is bothersome. You may try taking Zyrtec 10 mg once daily for allergies.
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