The flu can last for up to 2 weeks and you can cough for 3 4 weeks. It occurs after the flu virus destroys some of the airway s tiny cilia hairlike outgrowths that help get rid of mucus and.
Stay away from smoke perfumes and anything you are allergic to.
How to get rid of lingering cough after the flu. Cold flu bronchitis all viruses and will not be cured with an. Unless you have chronic illnesses diabetes heart disease asthma copd and are usually healthy you will get over the flu without problem. If a patient experiences any of these symptoms we urge.
Air purifiers can remove dust lint and other particles and heaters dry the air which can irritate a cough so a humidifier can help by adding moisture again. Water juice and soup can help loosen mucus in your airways so you can cough it up and out. Warm tea with honey can calm a scratchy throat.
When you have a cold or the flu you need to drink a lot of fluids. How to get rid of a lingering cough enjoy some honey. The hot liquid breaks up mucus in the chest and sinuses and honey has natural antibacterial.
While most post infectious coughs are virus caused upper respiratory tract infections they may be from bacterial or fungal infections as well. A post viral cough refers to a cough that sticks around after you ve had a viral respiratory infection such as bronchitis or the flu. How to get rid of a lingering cough enjoy some honey.
Warm tea with honey can calm a scratchy throat. Avoid irritants that can make your cough worse or prolonged. Alcohol and drinks with caffeine in.
About 80 of flu sufferers develop the residual cough he estimated. The nhs website defines a persistent cough as coughing a lot for more than an hour or three or more coughing episodes in 24 hours. We ll go over how to recognize a post viral cough the.
The hot liquid breaks up mucus in the chest and sinuses and honey has natural antibacterial. And for the love of god people please quit demanding antibiotics. If your cough has persisted more than 21 days after you have had a cold you likely are now experiencing a post infectious cough.