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Sinus patient. Getting dry cough. Any solution for this problem?

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My wife is getting dry cough very often for the last 3 days, its become not tolerable.
she is a sinus patient, and under the homeopathy medication, is there any specific reason she is getting dry cough suddenly, can you suggest any solution for this problem.
Posted Wed, 14 Nov 2012 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 1 hour later
You have mentioned that our wife had fever 5 days back.
This is typical of viral infections ,to present with fever followed by dry cough which will persist for 7- 10 days.
If you believe in allopathy you can give her cough syrup with codeine or dextromethorphan as cough suppressant.
Let a doctor examine her,rule out wheezing and then prescribe cough syrup.
All the best
Dr Uma
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