A 17-year-old female asked:
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placed on azithromycin for walking pneumonia and i finished the meds today but i still have the cough. is this normal?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cough is likely to linger for a while.
Answered on Dec 19, 2019
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
If it persists : If the cough lingers more than 3 weeks, please see your physician. Secondary infections, inflammatory changes may occur.
Answered on Dec 19, 2019

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