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I am having constant cough every morning, dry and

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I am having constant cough every morning, dry and little secretion.
I asked my doctor and have an x-ray and is ok according do him. nothing wrong with my lungs & etc.

My throat is always tight in the morning and dry, constant coughing make me worry, what may be wrong. The coughing is not coming from my chest, what could it be
Your problem may be caused by allergies -- especially if you have no fever and any secretions you do have are clear.

You may want to try an over-the-counter antihistamine, such as Benadryl
to decrease the production of secretions which may be causing the cough
-- along with a recently available over-the-counter expectant
medication called Mucinex, to loosen up the secretions which are present.

Of course, if your symptoms continue you should ask your doctor to examine you and investigate this further.

One more point, certain types of blood pressure medications -- called
ACE inhibitors -- can cause a persistent dry cough. If you take
blood pressure medication, you should ask your doctor about this

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