Dry Cough

About "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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Recently Answered Questions

I have tickly dry cough and nasal congestion. Please suggest a medicine.
Query: Hello doctor,I have a tickly dry cough since yesterday and some nasal congestion. Please suggest me a suitable medicine as I have to go for a vacation.  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is likely a viral infection of the throat and nose. At present, you should have betadine gargles four times a day and tablet Allegra (Fexofenadine) 120 mg once a day for three to four days for nasal congestion. For cough, you can have syrup Alex (Chlorphenirami...  Read Full »
I have a dry cough which gets worse at night. Please suggest a cure.
Query: Hi doctor,I am 10 weeks pregnant and have developed a chesty dry cough. It is particularly bad when I lie down to sleep at night. Is there anything I can do to get rid of it?  Read Full »
Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your primary complaint is a dry cough, especially on lying down. So, I would suggest to first rule out a cardiac cause. In medical terms, a cough and breathlessness on lying down is called paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND) and is due to shifting of the fluid from the...  Read Full »
My symptoms include dry cough, headache, body pain and nausea. Please help me.
Query: Hi doctor,The problem started out with a dry cough. The next day, I had achy bones and headache. It seemed like it was going away and came back the day after when I woke up feeling like throwing up. My eyes, chest and upper back aches with a feeling of nausea. Please help me. I am scared.  Read Full »
Dr. Shinas Hussain A P
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query, and I can understand your concerns. The symptoms you have described suggest that you have a viral fever along with inflammation of throat (pharyngitis). There is no need to worry as it can be cured completely with treatment. Please c...  Read Full »
I am experiencing dry cough for last 2 months. I did blood test to see something wrong. Here are the results
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I am experiencing dry cough for last 2 months. I visited local doctors two weeks back and they have suggested Deriphyllin R twice a day, Azithral A once a day and Allrite once a day for 5 days. But the cough returned after the course completed. I had slight press...  Read Full »
Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your blood levels show slightly higher eosinophil count. It indicates that you have a tendency to develop allergies. I have some questions for you please answer it for my better help. Do you live in or travel through dusty areas regularly? Do you have pets at home? Do yo...  Read Full »
How to cure dry cough which disturbs sleep?
Query: Hello doctor, My mother is suffering from thyroid, high uric acid (6.8) and BP. Due to which she is not able to sleep and has cough from two weeks. She has been taking the medicines recommended to her. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Krishna Somani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What is your mother's age? How is her blood pressure now? Is it controlled or not? Is she diabetic? Just tell me all her medications so that I can advise accordingly. Revert back with the asked details to a general medicine physician online -->https://www.icliniq.com/...  Read Full »
I experience bouts of dry cough every winter. How can I prevent that?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a dry cough problem. While breathing, there is a difficulty. At night, it gets worse and I start to sweat. I have this problem every year during the winter. I got a blood test done and the result was 8 % eosinophilia. Please suggest. I am taking Banocide forte.  Read Full »
Dr. Sandhya
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the history you have provided, you seem to have a slightly higher eosinophil count in the blood. This is termed eosinophilia. It occurs as a result of a hypersensitivity reaction of the body towards a certain form of allergen in the atmosphere, and in your case,...  Read Full »
How can I manage recurring dry cough?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from cough. It is not regular, but in the whole day, I might cough twice or thrice. It is not too harsh but my cough is dry, and there is no mucus in it. No fever, chest pain, fatigue or shortness of breath. I had a very bad cough a few days ago. And today when I consum...  Read Full »
Dr. Mashfika N Alam
General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems you have a chronic dry cough which is triggered by allergens and environmental irritants like smoke. This seems to be a dry cough associated with post-nasal drip. Do you have any sinus issues or allergic rhinitis or family history of asthma? What you can do is...  Read Full »
Which disease is associated with dry cough and high eosinophils in kids?
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 8 years old and she is having dry cough since last two months and sometimes she complains of stomach ache in a month. I got the blood test done yesterday and in the report, she had eosinophils high, that is, 8.7 % and the absolute eosinophils count is 59000/microliter o...  Read Full »
Dr. Simy Mathew

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your daughter has hyperreactive airways and she is allergic. And reports show that she has a tendency towards asthma. I suggest you put her on Fluticasone puff and Levolin (Levosalbutamol) as a reliever. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take t...  Read Full »
My son often suffers with dry cough. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, My son is 5.6 years old. He is having dry cough for the last 8 to 10 weeks. It is very often worse at night. Also, he had a bad ulcer and pain. He also had a dry cough twice last year, but not this bad. Please advise.  Read Full »
Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim
Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, that the cough is more at night and lasts for a long time this seems to be a case of hyperactive airway disease. This disease causes problems, mainly during changes in weather and lasts till the age of up to 8 years to maximum 12 years in children....  Read Full »
Why do I get prolonged dry cough?
Query: Hi doctor,I have dry cough for the last one and a half years. I could not control it with any type of medicine. It comes back once the course of medicine gets over. I had the same issue before 10 years and it resolved after two years of continuous treatment. But, I have lost all the previous medical...  Read Full »
Dr. Bharat Patodiya
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears to be cough variant asthma or chronic bronchitis and it could be a hyper-reactive disorder. In your complete blood count report, please find the eosinophilic counts as one possibility of eosinophilic disorder is there, which can presen...  Read Full »


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