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What causes dry cough?

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Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Sat, 16 Dec 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: i have dry cough during whether change from last few times. i think i become allergic to this. can you pls suggest what should i do.
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Allergic rhinitis

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
You have to be cautious during this time when the weather changes as this time the virus can replicate quickly.
You can just use the following medications.
Tab Allegra 120mg, once a day at night. Betadine 2% diluted with water as mouth gargles thrice a day for five days.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 15 hours later
Thanks Doc. currently i am taking lcz mont tablet. is it same or i need to change as suggested by you. till last time i was feeling ok after taking this medicine but this time my dry cough not cured.
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 4 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Not same

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

The current medicine is not same as the one I suggested above.
Also add the gargles mentioned
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Aparna Kohli
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Follow up: Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 7 minutes later
thanks doc. how much amount of betadine 2% to be taken in how much water for one time gargle
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 28 minutes later
Brief Answer:
10ml betadine with 10ml water

Detailed Answer:
Dilute 10ml with 10ml water.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Aparna Kohli
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