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What is the best way to suppress a cough?
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Dr. Stephen Siegel
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Find and treat cause
There are over the counter medications such as dextromethorphan containg cough syrups which may be helpful.
Airway hyperreactivity with inflammation and congestion is the small airways is a common cause which can be treated effectively with asthma medications. Esophageal reflux, sinusitis are common causes. A chest xray can help detect other possibilities.

In brief: Find and treat cause
There are over the counter medications such as dextromethorphan containg cough syrups which may be helpful.
Airway hyperreactivity with inflammation and congestion is the small airways is a common cause which can be treated effectively with asthma medications. Esophageal reflux, sinusitis are common causes. A chest xray can help detect other possibilities.
Dr. Stephen Siegel
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