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Cough

Question
Posted by: neha | 2020/02/11

Q.

My mom can't sleep because of bad cough

I give her honey ,ginger tea but nothing can calm her coughing for a bit. she was taken to the doctor and he gave her medicine for 7 days and told to come again ,if she then have not recovered .her age is about 45 years old.

Expert's Reply

A.

Cough Expert
- 2020/03/02

There are many causes of chronic cough.  The common ones are post-nasal drip and GORD, i.e. acid reflux up the food pipe.  Perhaps first try some over the counter antihistamines or ask your doctor to try some antacids.  If this doesn't help then you may need to see a more specialist doctor.

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