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Self-treatment: Self- care steps that may be helpful in some less- serious cases:
  • Drink extra fluids to help thin secretions and make them easier to cough up
  • Avoid exposure to allergens & irritants
  • Avoid smoking
  • Dry, tickling coughs can be relieved by sucking on cough lozenges or hard candy
  • For nasal stuffiness, try saline nasal spray or a neti pot
  • Increasing humidity in the air helps relieve a cough
  • Practise vocal hygiene measures (e.g. adequate hydration, avoiding vocal strain, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol, reducing caffeine intake)
See a doctor if you notice:
  • Cough lasts for more than three weeks
  • Cough is particularly severe or is getting worse
  • Unexplained weight loss, a persistent change in voice, or lumps or swellings in the neck
  • Worsening leg swelling and shortness of breath, especially when lying flat
  • It after being exposed to a patient with tuberculosis or whooping cough
See a doctor immediately if you notice:
  • Severe difficulty breathing
  • Swollen face and hives
  • Severe chest pain
  • Blood in sputum
  • Choking
  • Inability to speak
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Persistent night sweats
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8 hours ago Refractory cough is a chronic cough that hasn’t responded to treatment. Types of coughs may be related to mucus. A productive cough, or a wet cough, is a cough that brings up mucus or phlegm. A non-productive cough, or a dry …

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9 hours ago Other natural remedies include aloe and menthol. These can help reduce inflammation of the upper airways. Sip a hot drink. Research shows that it can ease cold symptoms, including a …

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3 hours ago The major warning signs (“red flags”) are dyspnea, tachypnea, thoracic pain, hemoptysis, a severely worsened general state, and changes in vital signs (high fever, tachycardia,

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7 hours ago Treatment Options. If your cough is identified as being caused by a specific medical condition such as asthma, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, sinus drainage issues, nasal polyps, …

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4 hours ago Aug 16, 2021 · Home Treatments. 2 /10. Drink plenty of fluids -- or use a cool-mist humidifier or vaporizer -- to soothe an irritated throat and loosen mucus. Have a little honey before bed. Studies show the

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7 hours ago Learn how to feel better when a cold or flu gives you a cough or sore throat and when to see a doctor.

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6 hours ago The first step in the treatment of acute cough is to determine if the cause of the cough is one of these serious conditions or an acute upper respiratory infection (i.e., common cold), lower

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Just Now Feb 17, 2022 · 9 home remedies for a COVID-19 cough. Inhale steam. Inhaling steam 2-3 times a day can help loosen trapped mucus and reduce the frequency of coughing. Take over-the …

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2 hours ago Jun 09, 2022 · COVID cough remedies and treatments may include rest, drinking tea or other warm liquid, staying hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids, inhaling steam, inhaling through the …

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9 hours ago Aside from curing a cough, honey is also one natural remedy for sore throat. Mix two teaspoons of honey, herbal tea, and lemon in warm water. The honey calms, while the lemon juice could …

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3 hours ago Jun 22, 2022 · Dry cough treatment and home remedies. Dry coughs can be difficult to treat. Once your airways become overly sensitive, they’re easily irritated by coughing, creating a vicious cycle.

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Just Now About a third of babies younger than 1 year old who get whooping cough need care in the hospital. Hospital treatment of whooping cough usually focuses on. Keeping breathing passages clear. This may require suctioning (drawing out) …

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3 hours ago Nov 22, 2022 · 2. Gargle saltwater. Gargling salt water can help kill bacteria and loosen mucus in your throat. Loosening mucus in your throat will help clear your sinuses and get rid of your …

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Wet cough at-home and natural remedies

  • Humidifier. A humidifier can help you avoid breathing in dry air. ...
  • Steamy shower. A steamy shower can help you moisten your upper airways. ...
  • Honey. Natural bee’s honey is one of the most effective ways of treating a wet cough. ...
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