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Unproductive cough

Discussion in 'Health and wellbeing' started by Greenteaaddict, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. I started with a cough a week ago. I can feel it is mucusy in my throat but I just can't shift it. Tried steam inhalation, drinking lots of water and bought a cough medicine with expectorant. It's driving me nuts. Does anyone have any suggestions to make this cough productive? I don't think it is right on my chest but in the upper airways.
     
  2. Talk to your doctor.
     
  3. Or talk to a pharmacist. You could try a cough suppressant ... your can get this from any chemist. I seem to recall I used this once and it was pretty good. Ask for the one with codeine.
     
  4. rouseau22

    rouseau22 New commenter

    Heya,

    This might sound irritating, but try a cup of honey and lemon (the real kind, not lemsip)
    I used to get this type of thing quite often a few years back, and its a *** to shift. I finlly gave into my Nan's naggings and she was right, it really helps.
    Hope you feel better soon xxx
     

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