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    Has anyone else had a cough this year that won't go away? I NEVER get sick, but for the last 10 days or so have had a cough (little bit of sniffles) that I can't kick. Tried the pills and potions and they don't help. Need some home remedies.



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    Re: cough from hell

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCaptain View Post
    I knew this would be the first reply and should have said I've already tried it (more than once) did'nt help but did'nt hurt!



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    Re: cough from hell

    i got the flu bad one year and ended up with a recurring cough for about a year once. never coughed much before or since.




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    Re: cough from hell

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneWanderer View Post
    i got the flu bad one year and ended up with a recurring cough for about a year once. never coughed much before or since.
    Are you saying that you had a cough for a YEAR. Don't tell me that. What are the symptoms.



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    Re: cough from hell

    I know my brother has dealt with something similar, he's been hacking for well over a week now, just can't fully kick the cough.



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    Re: cough from hell

    I had a really bad cough for a couple of weeks a few months ago. I finally went to the doctor and he said it was probably due to a virus and typically will run it's course in about 2 weeks. He also prescribed cough syrup with codeine and that seemed to help kill it off.



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    Re: cough from hell

    Earlier this fall into the winter, I had a bad cough for a solid month. Thankful to say its gone now.



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    Re: cough from hell

    Yeah, the Jack is the only thing I had. Hope you get better, man.



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    Re: cough from hell

    You could also try eating dark chocolate. Some research has suggested that it can act to suppress coughs.
    Chocolate as cough remedy | Society | The Guardian
    Theobromine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The best stuff I've ever taken for a cough was Tessalon Perles, but you need a prescription. I'm not sure you'd get one with just a nagging cough though.
    benzonatate (Tessalon Perles) - drug class, medical uses, medication side effects, and drug interactions by MedicineNet.com


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    Re: cough from hell

    I've been coughing for 2 weeks or more, definitely sucks, I'll take the cough over the flu though.



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    Re: cough from hell

    The whole time I've been in Arkansas I never got sick but the minute I get back to Iowa to spend the winter I'm getting sick a hell of a lot. This latest one started out as a sore throat followed by some minor cold symptoms and then the cough set in. I came down to Kansas City to hang with my son and daughter for Christmas and now my son says he has a sore throat.

    God, I hate being sick and even worse, passing it onto someone else.


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    Not sure about adults, but in kids honey beat cough syrups in some head to head studies.


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    Nothing more annoying than being out in a public place and the person next to you is hacking/sneezing.

    If you are sick, have some courtesy to those around you.



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    Re: cough from hell

    I had a bad cough from my lungs about a month ago. After a week of fighting it and feeling like crap went to the doctor and got some good drugs that took care of it. Dont let it go too long Doc said there is some bad crap out there this year and if I didnt get it taken care of when I did I would have been in the hospital.


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