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Check Your Symptoms - What to do About a Cough

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Updated July 02, 2014

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Humidifiers for Coughs... and More Ideas

A humidifier is a great option to help relieve coughing and also to break up chest congestion.

Be sure to clean it regularly to prevent the growth of bacteria and mildew.

If you or your child wakes up in the night with a cough and you do not own a humidifier, going into a steamy bathroom may help soothe your lungs as well.

Controlling your cough can help with the pain and irritation that often comes with a severe cough.

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