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Is a chronic cough a symptom of having congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in 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 determine the cause.
Answered on Jun 22, 2014
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