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I feel very thirsty. I work night shifts. I drink over 3 liters of water every day. Infact my mouth dries up in 10 minutes. Een during the day when I must be sleeping I wake up very often to drink water to avoid dehydration. What must I do?
What is a cough?
There are three phases to a cough reflex:
- An inhalation (breathing in)
- An increased pressure in the throat and lungs with the vocal cords closed
- An explosive release of air when the vocal cords open, giving a cough its characteristic sound
If somebody coughs a lot, it can be a sign of a disease. Many coughs are caused by infectious diseases, like the common cold, but there are also non-infectious causes.
Coughs can be due to pollution/irritation, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), choking, chronic bronchitis, asthma or emphysema, a tumor in the lung, heart failure, some drugs (e.g., ACE inhibitors), post-nasal drip, and smoking.
Classification of coughs
Acute cough - has a sudden onset and lasts up to 3 weeks
- Subacute cough - persists for 3-8 weeks
- Chronic cough - persists for over 8 weeks
- Productive cough - a cough that brings stuff up, such as sputum
- Dry cough - a cough that brings nothing up
- Nocturnal cough - only occurs at night
Causes of coughs
The majority of coughs are caused by viruses and clear up without treatment.
Causes of acute (short-term) cough - in most cases, the infection is in the upper respiratory tract and affects the throat, this is known as a URTI/URI (upper respiratory tract infection). Examples include flu, the common cold, and laryngitis.
If it is an LRTI (lower respiratory tract infection), the lungs are infected, and/or the airways lower down from the throat (windpipe). Examples include bronchitis and pneumonia.
An acute cough can also be caused by hay fever.
Causes of chronic (long-term) cough - a chronic cough may be caused by smoking, mucus dripping down the throat from the back of the nose (nasal drip), GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease), asthma, and some medications (e.g. ACE-inhibitors).
Chronic coughs in children are most often caused by asthma, but can also be from conditions like GERD.
When to see a doctor
If a cough has persisted for 3 weeks without improvement, a doctor's advice should be sought. In most cases, there will not be anything serious underlying the cough, but in rare cases, a long-term cough can be a sign of something that needs treating, such as lung cancer or heart failure.
Other reasons to seek medical advice include:
- The cough is getting worse
- There are swelling or lumps present in the neck region
- Weight loss
- Severe coughing
- Changes in the sound of the voice
- Coughing up blood
- Difficulty breathing
- Chest pain
- Fevers that are not getting better
Diagnosing a cough
If a doctor decides that a cough is caused by the common cold or flu, the general advice will be to rest, drink plenty of fluids, and let it run its course. In the majority of cases, such coughs clear up after 1-2 weeks.
A cough caused by a viral infection that persists for more than a couple of weeks will probably require medical attention.
The doctor may order some diagnostic tests, such as a chest X-ray, a sample of phlegm may be sent to a laboratory for analysis to determine what is causing the infection.
The patient may be asked to breathe in and out of a tube attached to a machine; this helps the doctor determine whether the airways have an obstruction (this test is called a spirometry), which is common in asthma or emphysema.
If asthma is diagnosed, the patient may be prescribed asthma medication.
Sometimes, a doctor may refer the patient to a respiratory specialist.
Treatments and home remedies for coughs
The best way to treat a cough caused by a viral infection is to let the immune system deal with it - generally, such coughs clear up on their own. According to the National Health Service, United Kingdom, a homemade remedy with honey and lemon is as good, if not better than most OTC products sold in pharmacies.
Treatments are mostly aimed at making the patient feel a little bit better and generally do not decrease the length of the cough.
Honey - it coats the throat, resulting in less irritation and possibly less coughing. Honey is a demulcent (something that soothes).
Cough medications - some may help associated symptoms, such as fever or a stuffy nose. However, there is no compelling evidence that cough medicines are effective in making the cough go away faster.but homoeopathy can reduce the suffering.
For small children, it is a good idea to talk to a doctor before giving OTC cough medicine. Some ingredients in cough medicines can be dangerous for small children.
HOMOEOPATHY DO BEST IN COUGH AND REDUCE THE SUFFERING WITHOUT ANY SIDE EFFECTS.
I am 23 years old and I do gym daily with intense exercise and my profession is software developer. But the problem is my concentration has got very weak for everything every time I wish to do something rocking and entertaining which leads to loose my focus on the present task which somewhat decreases my self confidence. moreover when I cannot exercise even for a single day, my confident decreases and I feel very low. So can you please tell the solution for it.
Hair fall during shampooing is it natural? What number of hair should fall if it's natural? And what should do after shampooing? Pls help me to give detail instruction thank you.
Hi, I had pimples previously because of that I got scars to remove scars I used dermawand machine then I lost my skin fitness now in early age only I have lost the skin fitness so how to get free from this problem can you please tell me.
I am 26 years old. I have throat problem last two months. I taken lot of treatment. But it was not cured. What can I do now?
I am 35 year, my penis for skin is going tight and cracking when I try to pull back, felling pain. I confused that to whom I consult. Urology or skin doctor, kindly advice.
My problem is heavy back pain, I am a driver I travel daily 100 to 200 kms I think that's the reason for my back pain please suggest me how to solve my problem.
I am 31 year old working mother. I have severe hair problem i. E. Dry, frizzy, poor growth, dull, white hair in between, thin. Kindly suggest the remedy for the same.
Sir I m getting reverse sleep time problem. I get sleep @3 am and wake up at 1 pm. So its kills my daily plans of work. What should I do.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Eat small frequent meals.
- Do not skip any meal.
- Include plenty of fruits and vegetables in diet.
- Eat a combination of carbs (whole grains, oats, brown rice) , fats (good fats like flax seeds, walnuts,olive oil, fish etc) , and lean protein.
- Get good minimum 8 hours of sleep.
- Exercise regularly.
- Don't stress.
- Avoid junk foods loaded with sugar, caffeine, preservatives, etc.
- Don't deprive yourself of adequate sleep.
I am suffering from non emptying of stomach from few days. Because of which my brain is getting affected and I am not able to work properly.
Some people use the same soap for a lifetime not because they are loyal to the soap brand, but because they fear the reaction their skin would have to other soaps. Similarly, people across the world often see rashes erupt after using a new perfume, cosmetics, jewellery or after coming in contact with plants, such as poison ivy or poison oak. This condition is known as Contact Dermatitis. This can be described as skin condition where the skin is inflamed, red and itchy as a result of exposure to a foreign substance.
Most cases of contact dermatitis are not serious, but can be quite unpleasant. There are three types of contact dermatitis. These are:
- Allergic Contact Dermatitis: This condition occurs when the skin is exposed to an irritant it may be allergic to. Common triggers are jewellery, perfumes and latex.
- Irritant Contact Dermatitis: This is the most common form of this skin condition. This condition is triggered by toxic materials, such as bleach, battery acid, detergents, drain cleaners and kerosene. It is also known as hand eczema as it often occurs as a reaction to soaps or over exposure to water.
- Photo Contact Dermatitis: This is the rarest form of contact dermatitis. It occurs when the active ingredients in sunscreen are exposed to sunlight.
Inflamed skin is one of the first symptoms of contact dermatitis. Some of the other symptoms are:
- Dry, flaky skin
- Redness of the skin
- Blisters that may be dry or oozing
- Burning sensation on the skin
- Sun sensitivity
Contact Dermatitis on its own rarely requires anything more than medication. Most cases often subside on their own. Avoid scratching the infected skin as it can make the condition worse. Wash the affected area as often as possible with cool water and soap. Over the counter anti itch treatment like calamine lotion and hydrocortisone cream can help ease the itchiness and inflammation. An anti histamine drug could also be beneficial. If the rash covers a large expanse of skin, consult a doctor who may prescribe a stronger steroid cream.
With contact dermatitis, prevention is better than cure. Three easy tips to follow to protect yourselves against the skin condition are:
- Only use those products that are labeled hypoallergenic or unscented.
- Use vinyl gloves instead of latex gloves
- Cover all exposed skin when working outdoors, hiking etc.