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Suggest treatment for cough and chest infection

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Dr. Satvinder Bakshi

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Posted on Tue, 20 May 2014 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: m having bad cough for almost a week and its getting worse day by day .. I took cough syrup and tablet but still no effects ... if I drink water or I stay under fan I get bad cough plz suggest some cure or medicine..
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Answered by Dr. Satvinder Bakshi 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
please meet your doctor

Detailed Answer:
Hello

There can be many reasons for your cough including a chest infection and early asthma and you should meet your doctor for confirming this.

From your symptoms it looks more like a early asthma or bronchitis and your doctor may ask you to do a chest xray for confirming this.

For the time being you can try a cough syrup called as Ambroxol , 2 teaspoon twice a day , it will help reduce the symptoms and give you relief.

You can also start taking steam inhalation 2-3 times a day and avoid hot and spicy food.

Take care!

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