Q. I have a moderate cough from the last two weeks and a lot of gas. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Elangkumaran
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
This is a premium question & answer published on Jun 05, 2020 and last reviewed on: Jun 16, 2020

I have moderate cough from last 2 weeks and very little sputum which is very rare. Also I have no fever no problem is swallowing but I can feel a little pain when I touch my throat below the jaw area. I had runny nose 2 weeks back but not so much and now that is also gone. So no runny nose as of now . Also I took augmentin 625 2-3 days back and cough was better but now it is back not so much though but it triggers more at night . And having a lot of gas.

Dr. Elangkumaran

Family Physician General Practitioner
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hi the problem what you have is called gastroesophageal Reflux disease people those who have this condition would develop dry cough especially at night and sore throat burning sensation in the stomach I would like to know is there any recent history of weight gain? ! sleep disturbances causes gas problems... normally our body will produce 12 to 16 litres of gas people those who sleep 6 to 8 hours would not have any gas problem...


The Probable causes:

stress, sleep disturbances

Differential diagnosis:

COLD, IBS

Probable diagnosis:

GERD

Treatment plan:

sompraz levosulpride 40/75 two times a day
gaviscon 5 ml three times a day
duphalac syp 15 ml at night

Preventive measures:

sleep hygiene, avoid spicy diet


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