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Get Cough Treatment Online With PlushCare

Have a video consultation with one of our online doctors, get diagnosed and prescribed medication. Then simply pick up your prescription from your local pharmacy!

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Get Cough Treatment Online

With our same day cough treatment service, you can meet with a top online doctor, get diagnosed and receive the treatment you need. Our doctors can determine what’s causing your cough and prescribe the appropriate treatment plan, including any necessary medications. 


Coughs can be caused my many things, some coughs are harmless and others can be indicators of a more serious condition. Treatment for you cough will depend on your symptoms, medical history and whether your cough is acute or chronic.

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Check Your Symptoms

Symptoms of a Cough

While coughs are certainly annoying, they tend to go away on their own in time. So, how do you know when it’s time to put down the cough medicine and call a doctor? If you experience any of the following symptoms, call a doctor:

  • A cough that doesn’t get better within 3 weeks
  • Cough produces a thick or colored phlegm
  • Cough produces blood
  • Cough is accompanied by a fever
  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, and wheezing
  • Trouble sleeping

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Cough Prescriptions With PlushCare

If our doctors deem it necessary to prescribe you cough medication, they will send your prescription electronically to your local pharmacy as soon as your appointment is over, making for convenient and fast pick up. 


Rarely antibiotics can be prescribed for your cough. You should only use antibiotics for cough under these very specific circumstances:


Treatment Options

Treating a Cough

There are many things you can do at home to reduce your symptoms and get some relief from your cough and chest congestion. Here is a list of at home treatments to try:

  • Take a hot shower
  • Use a humidifier
  • Keep Hydrated
  • Up your lemon, ginger, garlic, and spice intake

Over the counter medicine is another good option for treating your cough. Cough suppressants help reduce the urge to cough, while expectorants loosen the mucus in your chest to help you cough it up. If you’re experiencing symptoms of chest congestion and coughing book an appointment with a PlushCare physician and get a prescription treatment today.

Get Your Prescription in 15 Minutes, Online

1. Schedule an appointment from your phone

2. Speak with a doctor for 15 minutes

3. Pick up your prescription from a pharmacy near you

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