Common cold or pulmonary fibrosis? Know the symptoms

(BPT) – Persistent dry cough. Fatigue. Shortness of breath. These symptoms are sometimes associated with a passing virus, especially during the peak of cold and flu season. Coughs can last an average of 18 days; however, if your dry cough is still lingering after two months, another condition, such as pulmonary fibrosis, might be the […]

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Are you coughing?

Over-the-counter cough remedies are most appropriate for symptomatic relief during upper respiratory tract infections such as the common. They can provide relief from troublesome cough during self-limited, non-serious illnesses. A cough suppressant can be particularly helpful at bedtime to minimize sleep disturbance due to cough. Cough remedies are not appropriate for suppression of coughs that are […]

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