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How do I releivew a cough and chest congestion after flue? 3…

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How do I releivew a cough and chest congestion after flue?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the cough? Are you having any other symptoms?

3 or 4 days. I have been taking Musinex DM

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

Nothing that seems revelient to the flu I had.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Doctor: Dr.Saleem, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Sorry to hear about that. Well you need to take an antihistamine like cetirizine for flue related symptoms. Its viral so it takes its time to settle. You should also take steam to moisten up your airways and hence help with the cough/ chest congestion. Cetirizine should help with post nasal drip that can result in cough in case of flu.

If you have nasal congestion the flonase nasal spray can be very helpful.

I hope you feel better soon.

Let me know if you have any more queries.

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Wishing you a healthy life.

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