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Bedford, PA
A 32-year-old female asked:

my daughter has been coughing now for about a week and half, two days ago her cough became uncontrollable and she cant stop coughing and worse at night. i took her to the dr this morning and she didnt do any testing for flu or strep, said sound cle?

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Dr. Alan Mease
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Many Causes of Cough: Does she have a history of asthma? Does she cough during the day? How long has the cough been a problem. Cough likely caused by either postnasal drainage when she lies down or narrowing of breathing tubes, bronchospasm.
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Revisit doctor: or get a second opinion, don't know how old is your daughter, her chest can sound clear but she still has a reason to cough the way you described. Irritated upper/lower airways can cause this without any other sign such as wheezing, so she may need Rx medications as bronchodilators and antibiotics. Environment also plays a role, smokers, pets, school, etc.. good luck

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