dry cough


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dry cough

[¦drī ′kȯf]
(medicine)
A cough not accompanied by expectoration. Also known as nonproductive cough; unproductive cough.
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The symptoms start like a common cold - runny nose, tiredness, achy muscles and a sore throat - but this is followed by a dry cough that brings up white or yellow phlegm.
The symptoms usually develop within a few hours and include high temperature, sore muscles, dry cough, headache and sore throat.
The diseased is characterised by high fever, diarrhoea, vomiting, dry cough and general body weakness.
Director of medical services Dr Waihenya Mwangi said symptoms of the disease are red eyes, high fever, sour throats, dry cough and general body weaknesses.
Talking to reporter, District Health Officer Dr Amir Sheikh said the rain would hopefully end dry cough, cold, chest and throat infections and other health problems caused by the dry spell.
If it's a dry cough and not productive, no phlegm, you're not short of breath and have no fever, it's OK to wait a bit to see if it resolves,' she said.
Symptoms will usually worsen over a few days and include a rasping and persistent dry cough, noisy breathing and brief pauses in breathing.
She said a patient to take cough syrup to quiet a dry cough but nasal drops or sprays should not be used longer than three days.
You get the dry cough, the fevers, the myalgias, where you feel like a train has hit you.
A dry cough can be treated with a demulcent such as Covonia Dry & Tickly Cough Linctus, which can help by coating the throat.
Symptoms: Harsh dry cough retching, tiredness, loss of appetite and raised temp.
Here are signs of dehydration: Fatigue Loss of appetite Flushed skin Inability to tolerate heat Lightheadedness Dark-coloured urine Dry cough