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A 41-year-old member asked:

my 15 year old daughter always has a chronic cough in winter, especially after exercise. how can we get this treated?

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Dr. Marivic Botta
Pediatrics 19 years experience
Might be asthma: Your daugther may have cough variant asthma induced by exercise and/ or allergies and/or upper respiratory infections that she may get in the winter time. Her pediatrician would be able to listen to her history and her lungs and possibly do spirometry in the office to tell if an inhaler may help her. This could also be post nasal drip from colds or allergies and an antihistamine might help.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

My 15 year old daughter always has a chronic cough in winter, especially after exercise. Why is this?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Pulmonology 27 years experience
Reasons: A prolonged viral illness, undiagnosed asthma, acid reflux disease and allergies can all be the source of a chronic winter cough. It may be most reasonable to see a pediatric pulmonologist to help discern the cause of her chronic cough.

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