If you have any irritant in your throat like dust, smoke, or fluid, a cough is the body's reflex action to clear the throat. A cough is the most frequent symptom of an infection in the upper and lower respiratory tract like bronchitis, asthma, COPD, common cold, flu, and emphysema. A cough can be dry (non-productive) or accompanied with sputum (productive).
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I have been suffering from a fever and cough for four days. I have trouble swallowing too. Kindly suggest some home remedies.
Query: Hello doctor, For the entire day, my cough did not stop for a while. I do not know what to do. I did take some traditional medicine, and it did temporarily stop my coughs. However, the cough has started again now. I cannot sleep at all. My cough started when I had a fever four days ago. When my feve... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Nowadays, colds with sore throat and fever are common that might indicate viral infection, most probably COVID. If vaccinated, the fever may subside within three to four days. As 38-degree Celcius is fever, I suggest you take a tablet o... Read Full »