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Suggest remedy for excess cough

I was diagnosed a couple years ago with RAD. it has not been acting up until i started smoking. smoke is now my trigger. I have been coughing for the past 3 days now. nothing helps. ive tried cough syrup, cough drops, breathing excersises and hot tea with honey. what can i do to stop coughing???
Mon, 16 Oct 2017
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Reactive airways disease usually occurs after exposure of your airways to a strong irritant. It often resolves, although this may take a lot of time. Smoking is a well-known irritant that will only make your symptoms worse unfortunately. I would strongly advise quitting completely and never looking back. You may need an inhaler to help counteract the irritation of your airways and thus improve your symptoms.
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