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A 19-year-old female asked:

im on antibotics for strep and now have a cough. if is possible to have a cold in addtion to the strep or what is making me cough.

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Inflammation from: Sinuses, throat, secondary to infection can arrisolize into the lungs, provoking cough, especially at night. The other possibility, quite likely, is that you have had a viral infection all along and the "strep" was detected but not causitive!

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Last updated May 23, 2015

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