Tag Archives: cough

Honey?! for a cough?

As a family physician, I often see children in my office with a cough.  There have been extensive studies showing no clear benefits and, in fact, there were definite potential harms to over the counter cough medication in children under … Continue reading

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Virus? Bacteria? or Stomach acid causing those throat symptoms?

Some people are diagnosed with laryngitis when the reason for hoarseness is from reflux of stomach acid into the throat.  Laryngopharyngeal reflux, also known as “silent” reflux, may not have symptoms of heartburn.  Laryngopharyngeal reflux should be suspected with the following symptoms … Continue reading

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