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A 25-year-old male asked:

I have a dry cough which mainly occurs at work, where no windows open, and the aircon is rubbish. job is telemarketing, is there a connection?

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Dr. David Fink
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Probably related: The dry cough could be from a few reasons. Your workplace air may be too dry for you, causing a cough, it could cause a postnasal drip to occur making you cough, it could also be due to something in the air that you may be allergic to, also causing a cough. Another possibility is the job itself. Talking for hours can irritate your throat causing your cough. There are likely other possibilities.

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Last updated Jul 31, 2013

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