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A 37-year-old female asked:

Should i worry if i had mild dry cough for past month , xray show normal no chest pain. i cough like 4 to 5 times a day. why could it be ?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Possibilities....: Possible etiologies of this cough include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. These all have entirely different treatments so you need to see a doctor for diagnosis/treatment. A lung doctor could definitely treat this cough so you may need to be referred to a lung specialist.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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