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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many answers: Most persisted cough is caused by more than one medical condition. See a pullmonologist or allergist.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cough: Per Mayo Clinic common reasons for chronic cough may include: Post nasal drip, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, chronic bronchitis, infection ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Persistent cough: The cough may be due to a variety of conditions, like an infection such as pneumonia or pertussis, or post infectious after the flu, asthma or even me ... Read More
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Could be anything: From allergy to tuberculosis to lung cancer. It is best to see a doctor if your cough persists for more than a week or so.
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Get your doctor to g: Your doctor should guide you. It is quite common to have cough for 2-3 weeks following about of cold or flu. If it is dry cough, a cough suppressant m ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Bronchitis...: Acute bronchitis can result in a cough which lasts for this duration. There can be associated bronchospasm which can cause the cough to increase even ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple causes: The most common causes of persistent cough are asthma, post nasal drip from allergies or sinus infection, and ge reflux. There are numerous less commo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Persistent coughing: Coughing of 4-6 weeks without an identifiable cause or improvement in symptoms should be best evaluated by a doctor. They may need to run specific la ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cough: Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these symptoms: temp of at least 99.6, Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Musc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Many causes: There are many possible causes of persistent cough lasting more than 3 weeks. If this is occurring after a viral illness, you may have chronic bronchi ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Looked into: The possible etiologies for a persistent cough are numerous, so it is something that their pediatrician should look into.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Persistent Cough: Cough- rapid expulsion of air from lungs, (usually to clear airways). Persistent = continuing over a long period of time.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities...: The possible etiologies of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or even a combination of issues. All of these ha ... Read More
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