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I have had a chest cough for months

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Cold n flu symptoms : Theses are nonspecific flu and cold symptoms that are common at this time of the year. Anti flu medicines should be sufficient treatment for your symp... Read More

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Cough: Difficult to tell without any information about you not even any medical conditions, medications or social history. It may be bronchitis, pneumonia, C... Read More
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Chronic cough: It could be a simple viral infection that has a residual ongoing cough or its possible that its now developing into a bacterial infection. You need to... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Supportive care: There is little evidence that any OTC cough med does anything for kids that age & some that they thicken secretions making them harder to couugh u... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
Allergy and Immunology 49 years experience
Bronchodilator: If the cough is effective and the mucus clears easily from the lower airway nothing is needed. But, if the mucus seems to be difficult to clear there... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Multiple conditions: There are many associated possible causes. Cool air mist, nasal saline rinses to reduce post nasal drip and/or bronchitic infections/pneumonia are a... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Possibly pneumonia: I have found that when people have a deep cough associated with pain on taking a deep breath they often times have pneumonia. You should be evaluated ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
Pediatrics 23 years experience
See a doctor: Seven months is a long time to be coughing. It could be something as simple as allergies, but it could be asthma or a number of other things. Can't kn... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Post-tussive cough.: When we're sick with an upper or lower respiratory infection, the cough tends to be the last symptom to clear. This is called a post-tussive cough wh... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: We always worry more in pregnancy so you should check with your doctor to be sure you don't need antibiotics. In the meantime, robitussin, mucinex,and... Read More

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