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A 60-year-old female asked:

I 've had a cough for the last 3 months, on and off. \\ don't have asthma or emphesema did have edema, am on lasix (furosemide) or a water pill 40 mg.

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
A Verified Doctoranswered
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Determine cause: Chronic cough is most commonly due to 3 conditions: asthma, post-nasal drip, or GERD (heartburn). You might have one or a combination of all three. Post-viral cough is also very common and can last for weeks. Further workup by Allergist is helpful as they can perform a more detailed assessment including skin testing, pulmonary function testing, and.chest x-ray. Treatment will depend on cause.
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Last updated Feb 27, 2015

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