Dry Cough

A dry cough is usually seen at the end of a cold or after being exposed to dust or smoke. The other causes of dry cough are a viral infection, allergies, asthma, and blockage of the air passage.

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How to manage dry cough that is present from a week?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 37 year old female. My height is 4.10 (in ft) & I weight around 51 kgs. I have been getting dry cough since the last one week (this is not throughout the day just intermittently). Also, very slight heaviness in the chest (not severe) while breathing. Request your suggestio...  Read Full »


Dr. Md Rajja

Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Good Evening investigation X ray chest PA view covid 19 test ; Throat swab to rule out civid 19 Rx Tab Azithromycin 500 mg 1 Tab po od 5 days Tab Loratidine 10 mg 1 Tab po tds 5 days Tab flexon 1 Tab po bd 3 days  Read Full »

Is my treatment for cough the right one?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having cough for two to three weeks now. It is mostly dry and frequent throughout the day. I am getting two to three coughs at one time and then it continues. Currently, I am taking Piriton-CS, Pantocid and Montek-LC. I had bronchitis problem a few years back wherein I used to get ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through all the details you have posted. The medications you are taking are good, but as you were saying that you continue to have dry cough since three weeks some changes need to be done. Avoid cool drinks or cool water. Do gargles with Listerine or Chlorhe...  Read Full »

Will Concor affect sexual drive?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 54-year-old hypertension patient and in control with medicines Ramipril 10 mg, Natrilix 2.5 suspense release and Rosuvastatin 10 mg. Ramipril was causing dry cough and was nanaging until recently. But now cough becomes very sensitive due to current COVID 19 situation and so vi...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read and understand that your concern is about the side effects of the newly prescribed drugs. Reduction of sexual drive is one of the side effects of beta-blocker group of drugs. Concor contains Bisoprolol which is a cardioselective beta-blocker. The systemic side e...  Read Full »

How to get rid of dry cough during early stage of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My last period was on 25th February 2020. I have done urine test twice at home and it is positive and I do have other symptoms of pregnancy. I am sure that I am pregnant. Due to Corona situation, I am afraid to get out and do other tests and see the doctor. I do have a dry cough for th...  Read Full »


Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Let me tell you in the first three months of pregnancy vomiting sensation, gaseous state, mood swings, breast, and back pain are common. I understand it is not possible to have a consultation now. For cough, do stream inhalation thre...  Read Full »

Why am I recovering very slowly from COVID-19?

Query: Mild asthma, cough since 2 weeks, and covid-19 patient. I am currently taking Benzo 200mg, famotidine 20mg, and albuterol as needed.   Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: hello thanx for the query. I can understand ur concern. according to ur statement u have been suffering from cough which is dry in nature and Covid-19.ur past history of having mild asthma and anxiety. ur treatment depends on severity. if albuterol is not able to ur cough then u can corticosteroid ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest medicines for heartburn, dry cough, and nausea?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having heartburn, dry cough, and nauseous feel for almost a month now. I have amended my diet for more than two months and have not been eating pork or beef. I am taking veggies and fish now. Also, I am eating small portions already. At the onset, I experience that food has b...  Read Full »


Dr. Mian Shah Yousaf

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your detailed history, which is more suggestive of reflux disease. I would like to prescribe some treatment at the moment, and I am hopeful that it will get better. There is nothing to worry about and nothing to panic. If you have any other query kindly get...  Read Full »

Is Hydroxychloroquine recommended for psoriasis vulgaris and anxiety disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, I have psoriasis vulgaris, anxiety disorder, and dry cough for a long time. Recently, I have taken Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin along with my usual medicine like topical corticosteroid, Sertraline, Montelukast and Rosuvastatin. Is taking these medicine like Hydroxychloroquine ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kapil Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sure some healthcare providers must have advised you to take these drugs and he would be aware of these interactions before starting. If you are self-medicating yourselves I would strongly advise you against that. Using Hydroxychloroquine together with Sertral...  Read Full »

Will GERD cause cough and wheeze?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old and have had acid reflux for the past five years. I have had a cough and whistling sound (wheezing?) with it for five years and over the past few months I have had rattling in my chest. The doctors cannot hear the rattling, but I feel it mostly when I lay down. In ad...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, it is very clear that you are suffering from too many problems in your teenage. First thing, I want to clarify is you are having morbid obesity. Also, you suffer from chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease i.e. GERD. So you are having dry cough f...  Read Full »

Is there any effective way to control phlegm passing down the throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I am having constant cold problems, not a runny nose but I always can feel phlegm passing down in the back of the throat throughout the year. When certain conditions like prolonged exposure to cold temperatures, symptoms like dry cough, heaviness all over the face espe...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is there any throat pain? Any long term nose block? Any decreased sense of smell? Can you please take a picture of the back of the throat with open mouth showing details of the affected area and send it to me?  Read Full »

My pregnant wife is suffering from cough and nose block. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 26 weeks pregnant and she is suffering from cold and cough for the past two days. Also, she is having a chronic nose block from her 12th week and using nasal spray for relief. She is finding it very hard to sleep for the past two days because of continuous cough. Her cough is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any infection is not good for pregnant women. Please confirm if your wife has any fever. Meanwhile, you can take the following measures to help her feel comfortable: Dabur Honitus cough syrup two teaspoons thrice a day. Honitus ginger cough lozenges once in two hours. ...  Read Full »

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