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A month after sinusitis and bronchitis, my nose and throat are still irritated and I have a dry cough. There is no phlegm. ?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Inflammation...
After infection, sometimes inflammation persists.
This can even result in bronchospasm evidenced by a dry cough. Bronchodilator inhalers may be needed temporarily to control the cough until the inflammation resolves. A steroid inhaler may even be needed. The nasal irritation can be treated with salt water nasal sprays. See your doctor for these treatments.

In brief: Inflammation...
After infection, sometimes inflammation persists.
This can even result in bronchospasm evidenced by a dry cough. Bronchodilator inhalers may be needed temporarily to control the cough until the inflammation resolves. A steroid inhaler may even be needed. The nasal irritation can be treated with salt water nasal sprays. See your doctor for these treatments.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Give it time
If you are getting better, some times you have to give it time.
All people heal differently. If you smoke, then you must stop. If you have allergies, you need to try to avoid the allergins. Remember, you could have picked up something else and it needs to run its course.

In brief: Give it time
If you are getting better, some times you have to give it time.
All people heal differently. If you smoke, then you must stop. If you have allergies, you need to try to avoid the allergins. Remember, you could have picked up something else and it needs to run its course.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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