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If your cough is productive of secretions, your physiotherapist will provide you with airway clearance techniques. It is important that you complete these as instructed to aid your recovery and prevent further lung infections.

If your cough is non-productive (dry) then suppressing it can help to conserve your energy. Your physiotherapist will provide information and guidance on this if required.


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