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chronic cough with no other symptoms

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have chest X ray to find the cause so be treated.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Popler
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Asthma: Children with a chronic cough should be evaluated for asthma, which is the most common cause. However, often other etiologies need to be ruled out, s ... Read More
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Dr. Russell Faust
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends ...: For children who cough mostly at night, especially if they cough hard enough that they occasionally vomit, and children who cough at night and spend t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Common: Cough is common in this scenareo. If it persists, you should see your doctor.
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Chemical bronchitis: Stop smoking.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on : many factors. Do you have pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, smoker's cough, post nasal drip etc?
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Can be but..: There are many reasons for a chronic cough. Congestive heart failure is just one of those many reasons. This should be evaluated by a physician to d ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Kier
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not generally: Pulmonary involvement in sle is generally manifested as pleural effusions(fluid around the lung) and pneumonitis. These would generally result in an ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends size: I could imagine. It really depends the size. I wonder how crowded your pharynx is. There also may be postnasal drip causing cough. Have it checked ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Many: Tb, sarcoidosis, pneumonia, bronchiectasis, asthma, chronic bronchitis, lung abscess, lupus, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, hypersensitivity pneumo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
What is your questio: I assume you are under the care of a doctor. He/she will need to investigate and find out the cause for your lung opacity. It could be infection of so ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Autoimmune disorder: With this profile, you clearly have an autoimmune disorder. The manifestations can be very targeted or diffuse. Autoimmune diseases include lupus, G ... Read More
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