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19 Oct 2011

Irritating cough
Hi Doc,

Please assist, i have this irritating cough for about a week now, it feels like my throat is dry &  it gets itchy, i think it was caused by the aircon at work, what can i do to get rid of it?
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CyberDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Thabi

Your cough can be due to a multitude of reasons. It is possible that you have sinusitis with a post nasal drip. I therefore, suggest that you consult your doctor for an examination to have a proper diagnosis made. It is possible that you might need a short course of antibiotics.

You did not mention if you are taking any medication but please note that some anti-hypertensive medication can cause a chronic dry cough.

Regards





Dr Anrich
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