Coughing

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Here are some things to consider doing.
Some items may not be applicable to you.

Before coughing:

  • Cover mouth with left hand, since you use your right hand to shake hands, etc.

After coughing:

  • Wash hands as soon as feasible and before touching surfaces used by other people - so you don't spread germs

If you have a dry, hacking cough:

  • Consider using a cough suppressant - avoid combined expectorant/suppressant medications

If you have a deep, wet cough:

  • Consider using a cough expectorant - avoid combined expectorant/suppressant medications

If coughing persists:

  • See a doctor

Thanks for reading!