Get Well Soon: Thalassemia could be passed on from parents
DTNext 2018-05-15 05:30:00
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How should one treat a persistent cough? -Sujatha S, a resident of PurasawalkamA majority of viral coughs are safe to treat at home, but you may need your General Practitioner’s help if it develops into a secondary chest infection. However, some persistent coughs aren’t viral at all. Anything still bashing away after three weeks needs investigating. Prolonged coughs can be a sign of anything from asthma and heartburn to more serious lung disease — especially in smokers who often wrongly assume their cough is just par for the course.- Dr Balakrishnan K, General practitioner