Health advice on dry cough in kids An involuntary contraction of the thoracic cavity is referred to as cough. It is a reflux reaction, which happens due to choking of the throat or as a result of any foreign substance in the upper respiratory cavity.
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Your Child's Cough Although a cough can sound awful, it's not usually a sign of a serious condition. In fact, coughing is a healthy and important reflex that helps protect the airways in the throat and chest.
Coughs There are two basic types of cough Chesty and Dry. A chesty cough is characterised by the presence of mucus or phlegm on the chest, this is absent in a dry cough.
How to Cure a Cough Don't reach for the cough medicine until you know what you're doing. And certainly don't give it to children or people with addictions until you understand exactly what those ingredients mean.