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Cough & Congestion Treatment for Patients in Franklin, MA

Picture of a man coughing in front of a light blue background.Are you experiencing nasal congestion or a persistent cough? If you’re in Franklin, Massachusetts, or the surrounding area, you can count on PhysicianOne Urgent Care to help you achieve the relief you deserve. Founded in 2008, we offer walk-in treatment for a wide array of non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries, and you can feel confident knowing that we’ve been certified and accredited by the Urgent Care Association (UCA).

Wet vs. Dry Coughs

When you visit a provider for cough and congestion treatment, one of the first things they’ll need to determine is whether you have a wet cough or a dry cough. A wet cough (also known as a “productive cough”) brings up phlegm or mucus and may be accompanied by wheezing, a rattling feeling within the chest, a runny nose, and postnasal drip. Wet coughs are generally caused by asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the common cold, influenza (the flu), or pneumonia.

Dry coughs, on the other hand, do not bring up mucus. Many people describe this type of cough as one that causes a tickle in the back of the throat. Dry coughs are typically caused by irritation or inflammation within the respiratory tract, which may result from:

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • COVID-19
  • Croup
  • Environmental irritants (for example, air pollution, dust, or smoke)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Laryngitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Upper respiratory infections (for instance, the common cold or the flu)

Where to Go for Cough & Congestion Treatment

Whether you’re dealing with nasal congestion, cough symptoms, or both, you won’t need to travel far to receive the care you need. That’s because PhysicianOne Urgent Care’s Franklin immediate care center is conveniently located at 648 Old West Central Street. You can stop in whenever we’re open to receive prompt in-person care—we offer treatment 365 days per year with extended hours—or you also have the option of scheduling an appointment ahead of time or booking a 24/7 Virtual Visit. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 860-650-3848, and our knowledgeable team will supply you with the answers you need.

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