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trying to cough,but can't.

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infoman Mon 27-Jan-20 08:12:19

Not all the time,it might be the milk but not sure.

Now when I try to cough,but not all the time its like trying to cough through a wind tube and nothing "clears"
Any advice on taking something liquid(maybe not cough medicine)so I can clear my throat.
Thanks in advance.

M0nica Mon 27-Jan-20 08:13:01

See your GP and get it sorted.

timetogo2016 Mon 27-Jan-20 15:34:08

A little lemon water with honey could be worth a try infoman.
Warm lemonade too.

infoman Tue 28-Jan-20 09:55:18

Thank you for that,
would that be a squeezed fresh warm lemon?

Calendargirl Tue 28-Jan-20 10:28:43

By the time she sees her GP MOnica, the cough could be gone.

timetogo2016 Fri 31-Jan-20 18:50:57

Sorry for late reply Infoman.
Warm is best as the honey melts.
Hope your feeling better soon.

mumofmadboys Fri 31-Jan-20 18:59:12

You could try inhaling steam. That helps loosen secretions. Pour kettle of boiling water into bathroom sink and put towel over head and breathe in the steam. Repeat as often as you need to. Hope you feel better soon.

Doodledog Fri 31-Jan-20 20:25:45

A drop or two of Olbas Oil in the steam can help, too.