Check For A Cough That Won’t Go Away?
Tonight, so my cough is not healed yet I want to do a checkup. So where do I have to do the checking first? R nThank you
Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com. I am dr. Princess Claudya will answer your questions.
The first step you have to do is to determine in advance the cause of your cough.
Coughing can be caused by the following conditions:
Upper respiratory tract infection by viruses or bacteria that attack the nose, oral cavity, throat area (pharyngitis, tonsillitis, rhinitis). Usually accompanied by fever Lower respiratory tract infection by viruses or bacteria that attack the lungs and channels (pneumonia, tuberculosis). It is also usually accompanied by allergic fever, such as asthma. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (due to a long history of smoking, or prolonged exposure to smoke) Use of ACE inhibitor class drugs such as captopril Exposure to dust or smoke Gastric acid that rises back into the esophagus and oral cavity To determine the cause of your complaint, you should further consult a general practitioner to be able to be checked in person. The doctor will further explore the course of your disease and will perform a detailed examination of the respiratory function to determine the exact condition of your complaint. If necessary, the doctor will carry out supporting examinations such as a sputum examination, blood tests, lung x-rays, or if necessary will refer you to an internal medicine doctor. And after that the doctor will provide treatment for you according to the underlying condition.
Things you can do to reduce your cough complaints are:
Enough of your water intake, which is about 2 liters per day You can consume honey mixed with lemon to reduce throat irritation that causes you to cough Use a mask when you are exposed to dust, smoke, small objects, or when dealing with people who are experiencing it. respiratory symptoms such as coughing, runny nose, sneezing Avoid smoking, drinking alcohol, excessive caffeine consumption Avoid eating that stimulates the throat such as spicy, oily, high MSG food during coughing Avoid eating <2 hours before bedtime to prevent stomach acid from rising back into the esophagus or oral cavity Consumption of nutritious food, multiply fruits and vegetables to help increase endurance. Get enough rest and sleep 7-8 hours a day, limit strenuous physical activity. This is my explanation. Hopefully helpful and useful. Get well soon :)
dr. Princess Claudya