Cough Symptoms

Clear Up Annoying Cough Symptoms With Treatment in Chestnut Hill, MA

Cough Chestnut Hill MA

Occasional cough symptoms are not usually a cause for concern. In fact, everyone coughs from time to time. A bout of dry coughing can be triggered by many things, including allergies, post-nasal drip, or the inhalation of an irritant, such as tobacco smoke or chemical fumes. What’s more, many illnesses such as the common cold and flu are accompanied by a wet cough, which is your body’s natural response to respiratory irritation. By forcing mucus, dust, and other irritants out of your nasal passages, a cough helps clear your airways and protect your lungs from infection. And that’s a good thing.

Do You Need Treatment for a Persistent Cough?

Most cough symptoms clear up on their own within a week or two. If yours do not, you can seek treatment at PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. And don’t delay. A constant cough can interfere with your concentration, productivity, and rest. Then, as you become sleep-deprived, you will start to feel tired during the day, which can further affect your concentration and productivity. Therefore, if left untreated, coughing can create a vicious circle. So, you’ll want to nip it in the bud.

Additionally, an unrelenting cough could be a sign of a potentially serious viral infection, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or COVID-19. For these reasons, we suggest that you seek medical attention for a cough that:

  • Lasts longer than two weeks
  • Produces thick, greenish-yellow phlegm
  • Produces pink-tinged mucus
  • Is accompanied by fever
  • Causes difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Causes wheezing

Cough Treatment When You Need It

If a chronic cough is getting you down, you don’t need to wait several days or weeks for an appointment to see a physician. But you probably don’t want to deal with the chaos and expense of an unnecessary emergency room visit, either. PhysicianOne Urgent Care is an ideal solution. We offer many of the same non-emergency health care services as a primary care practice or an ER, but in a much more patient-friendly setting.

For fast and effective cough treatment, visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Chestnut Hill today. Just walk in—no appointment necessary!

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