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I have a Viral throat infection which is causing a persistant cough, I don't have a sore throat. what can I take to ease the coughing

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?

2 weeks and no fever

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have Asthma but only when I am sick

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Doctor: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 7 months ago

You should take antitussive cough syrup containing dextromethorphan like Hold DM, many are available OTC. Chewing liquorice can help to stop cough. Ginger tea, salt water gargles , soups and chicken stock would be beneficial.

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