A 42-year-old member asked:
can chewing tobacco cause chronic cough?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Zacharisen answered
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: The most common causes of chronic cough are asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinus infections and acid reflux from the stomach. A person with a chronic cough should be evaluated so a treatment can be directed at the cause of the cough. Even though chewing tobacco is unlikely to trigger a chronic cough, there are serious adverse effects including cancer of the mouth.
Answered on Dec 24, 2019
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