A 50-year-old female asked:
i had a asthma attack 8 weeks ago and still have dry cough , how long will that last?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Asthma: It seems your asthma is still not well controlled. I suggest you go back to your treating physician or consult an allergist to help you manage your asthma better. The cough will last until the asthma is controlled.
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Sleep Medicine 18 years experience
Cough=inflammation: So the cough that continues is often due to airway inflammation. While the bronchi and airways are open and you are not as "wheezy" or "tight, " your airways are still much more overactive than they are without this inflammation and this is a set up to another attack. More maintenance medication even a higher dose or sometimes steroids are used to help calm this inflammation down. Talk to ur dr.
4632 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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