A 36-year-old female asked:
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i have had a cough for over 4 weeks now. i am on doxycycline and just finished a week of predisone and albuterol which makes my cough worse? why?

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Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Go back to doc: A cough for 4 weeks not responding to antibiotics, oral steroids or albuterol. Sounds like doc was treating you for lung infection with some obstructive lung disease. There are other conditions that can cause cough like rhinitis, sometimes due to allergies, and gastroesophageal reflux. Please go back to doc for further work-up.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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