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A 55-year-old female asked:

I have had a cough for several weeks i take claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec everyday. two weeks ago i had a cortisone shot and still have not had any relief.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Cough: It may be time to get a chest xray to rule out pneumonia or bronchitis.
Dr. Joel Selter
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Persistent cough: While allergy and postnasal drip are amongst the most common reasons for a persistent cough, one needs to think about pertussis/whooping cough, reflux and asthma.

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Last updated Jul 2, 2015

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