A 50-year-old female asked:
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i had a case of strep in july and the cough lingers. the tests including pft's have all come back normal. any suggestions on the cause of the cough.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? sinuses: Can be your sinuses, reflux or a reactive aiway disease, and you can still have normal lung function tests. "If you itch, sneeze, cough or wheeze, you need to see an allergist", check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck
Answered on Oct 14, 2015
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