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My mother suffers from severe dry cough . She takes

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Dr. Nagamani Ng

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Posted on Mon, 1 Apr 2019 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: My mother suffers from severe dry cough. She takes medicines an syrup suggested by doctor and after few weeks this reoccurs.

Should she change the cooking oil, if so which one do you recommend? Is Olive oil the best to use?
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Answered by Dr. Nagamani Ng 1 hour later
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Hello
Thanks for posting the query

Dry cough suggests of allergic in origin.

She should identify the allergen causing it and avoid it.

I prescribe Tab. MONTAIR LC 1 tablet 2 times a day for 5 days in my practice. this is available on prescription only.

If the symptoms still persists then she has to get chest Xray and sputum culture done to rule out the cause.


Any issue do follow up
Take care.
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