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i have had this cough for about 6 days that wont go away, i

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i have had this cough for about 6 days that wont go away, i have used nyquil cough, halls, throat spray nothing does the trick, i sometimes cough so hard that it makes me want to vomit, what can i do about this cough its like a dry itchy cough that feels like its stuck in my throat
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Singh replied 5 years ago.

Dr. Singh :

Hi,

Dr. Singh :

Are you on any medications?

Dr. Singh :

Any smoking history?

Customer:

yes about a pack a week and no to medications

Customer:

but i have had 2 cigarettes since this cough

Dr. Singh :

Do you experience any reflux?

Dr. Singh :

Anyone around you that also is having this cough?

Dr. Singh :

Any other symptoms?

Customer:

reflux?

Customer:

noone else around me no

Customer:

no other symptoms

Dr. Singh :

do you feel any acid like feeling in your throat? burning etc

Customer:

it feels like something is stuck in my throat

Customer:

the first day i remember having it was a day that i bought a battery for a four wheeler and i had to pour the acid myself into the battery

Dr. Singh :

Ok thank you for the additional information. From what you describe a visit to your doctor is warranted. Reflux could be a likely cause of your symptoms and medication can be prescribed by your doctor. Further if over the counter medications have not worked in helping resolve your cough you may need something prescription strength. You will also benefit from quitting smoking as this will make your cough worse.

Dr. Singh :

The acid in the battery is not the cause of your cough.

Customer:

ok that i will do thank you very much

Dr. Singh :

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Dr. Singh :

Regards

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