A 18-year-old female asked:
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really bad cough with phelm some sob after coughing multiple times in a short period cause? respiratory infection? bronchitis?

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Respiratory infectio: Bronchitis is in the spectrum of respiratory infection. If you have shortness of breath it could be bronchial involvement. You might have asthma component . It is little unusual for a 19 yr old to be on zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) which I assume taking for high blood pressure. Have it examined by a doctor as the shortness of breath can be from cardiac causes also.
Answered on Nov 5, 2014
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