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M.B.B.S., F.C.P.S., M.C.P.S
M.B.B.S., Dip. Cardiology, MRCP (UK)
M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Medicine)
M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S. (Medicine)
M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Surgery), F.I.C.S
MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)
MBBS, FCPS (Surgery)
MBBS, MCPS (Family Medicine), DFM (Family Medicine)
A cough is a reflex action to clear your airways of mucus and irritants such as dust or smoke. It's rarely a sign of anything serious. A ""dry cough"" means it's tickly and doesn't produce any phlegm (thick mucus). A ""chesty cough"" means phlegm is produced to help clear your airways.