Severe dry cough problem especially while sleeping - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : hi
Doctor : how can i help u?
User : hi doctor, i am a 22 yr old guy, facing lot of dry cough lately which is not goin away easily
User : its been goin on for the past 2-3 days, 22, m, single
Doctor : For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User : i got the delsym cough syrup today and have taken it twice
User : the dry cough does not allow me 2 sleep at nite.. i dont exactly know if its dry cough prob so much or sore throat
Doctor : k
Doctor : Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User : and i feel like vomiting at times
User : no i dont smoke, i drink alcohol though
Doctor : Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User : not that i know of
Doctor : Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User : no diabetes
User : no
Doctor : What are the causes?
User : i dont know
User : what is causing it
Doctor : Allergies
User : i dont have
User : any allergies
User : is there anything i can do for immediate solution?
Doctor : # ncreasing humidity in the air helps relieve coughing. A vapourizer and a steamy shower are two ways to increase the humidity.
# Drink extra fluids to help thin secretions and make them easier to cough up.
User : ok will do
User : and can i
User : take ibuprofen
User : ???
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