A cough is a term used for a sudden, repetitive but protective reflex which helps to clear the whole breathing passages from unhealthy fluids, irritants, foreign particles and disease-causing microbes.
Frequent coughing which persists more than a week is a strong indication of the presence of a disease. Most of the time this reflex action is happened due the any of following
respiratory tract infection like asthma
gastroesophageal reflux disease
specific medications such as ACE inhibitors
The treatment method of a cough mostly targets the cause. But mostly cough suppressants like codeine or dextromethorphan are prescribed. To consult best ENT specialist in Islamabad visits Marham to be safe from a cough in this winter.