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Can this postnasal drip cause chronic cough?

Can this postnasal drip cause chronic cough?

Yes: The major causes of cough included post nasal drip, asthma and reflux. This probably accounts for 90% of the reasons for cough. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Can zocor (simvastatin) cause a chronic cough?

Can zocor (simvastatin) cause a chronic cough?

No: Zocor (simvastatin) or simvastation don't cause chronic cough.A group of anti-hypertensives drugs called ace inhibitors may cause chronic cough. Please consult your M.D. ...Read more

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What could cause a chronic cough and to feel like I have fluid in my lungs?

What could cause a chronic cough and to feel like I have fluid in my lungs?

Get checked: It can be many things, sounds like may be mild asthma, but can be more dangerous things so would have it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a chronic cough?

What could cause a chronic cough?

Possibilities...: Possible etiologies for a chronic cough include bronchospasm due to any cause, gerd, sinus problems or even a combination of these factors. Each of these diagnoses has a different treatment so you need to continue to see your doctor until the right combination of treatments is found that resolves the cough. You may need some tests to make the complete diagnosis. So, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause my chronic cough?

What could cause my chronic cough?

Possibilities...: The most common causes of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any etiology, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of factors. All of these have different treatments so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause a chronic cough, other than reflux?

What can cause a chronic cough, other than reflux?

Many things...: Some of the disorders that lead to chronic cough include reflux, bronchospasm, post-nasal drip, etc. There is even a category called idiopathic when it cannot be ascertained what the cause is. Chronic cough can also be a combination of some of these disorders. All possibilities need to be treated for the cough to resolve so it can be difficult to get full resolution. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could be a cause of chronic cough in an 8 year old?

What could be a cause of chronic cough in an 8 year old?

See below: Asthma, cystic fibrosis, allergy, bronchiectasis, ciliary dysfunction are some of the possibilities. Please see your doctor to determine the cause and treatment so that suffering and further damage may be curtailed. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can purging cause the person to develop a chronic cough?

Help plz! Can purging cause the person to develop a chronic cough?

Possibly: Irritation/ damage to upper airway can trigger coughing. You could also aspirate small amounts of vomitus into your lungs. Please get help. ...Read more

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My father has had a chronic cough for over four years. What could be the cause? He often times throws up after a coughing episode.

Smoker?: There are a number of common things that cause a chronic cough. Post nasal drip from allergies is one, asthma is another, reflux disease, and emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Throwing up after a coughing episode is called post-tussive emesis. That is pretty normal. ...Read more

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What causes a chronic cough?

What causes a chronic cough?

Possibilities...: Chronic cough is usually due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of etiologies. If the cough is multi factorial, all etiologies must be treated for the cough to resolve. Sometimes testing is needed for all etiologies to be diagnosed and thus proper treatment can be rendered. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic cough?

Bronchial irritation: Bronchial tube irritation, sinus/nasal irritation, gastroesophageal reflux all tend to cause chronic cough. In the lung smoking, asthma, pneumonia (especially pertussis, mycoplasma), foreign bodies can cause chronic cough. Treat acid reflux disease, sinus infection sinusitis. Some medications such as ace inhibitors. Stepwise treatment of asthma with sinus, gi, treatment avoid aspirin/dust. ...Read more

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What causes a person to have a chronic cough?

What causes a person to have a chronic cough?

Cough: Many things-reflux disease, bronchitis, allergies, post nasal drip, asthma, heart disease, vocal cord dysfunction to name a few of the more common. Persistent coughing should be evaluated for the cause. ...Read more

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Chronic cough when exhaling. What can cause this?

Chronic cough when exhaling. What can cause this?

Get a Doctor to see: It could be asthma or bronchitis. If you smoke, it could be contributing to the bronchitis. Asthma can also cause cough and is often associated with wheezing, so a doctor's examination of the lungs is essential to check your lungs to find the cause of your cough. ...Read more

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Hacking every morning. What can cause a person to have a chronic cough?

Hacking every morning. What can cause a person to have a chronic cough?

Broncial inflammatio: Bronchial tube irritation, sinus/nasal irritation, gastroesophageal reflux all tend to cause chronic cough. In the lung smoking, asthma, pneumonia (especially pertussis, mycoplasma), foreign bodies can cause chronic cough. Treat acid reflux disease, sinus infection sinusitis. Some medications such as ace inhibitors. Stepwise treatment of asthma is helpful for bronchial irritation. ...Read more

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Can chewing tobacco cause chronic cough?

Can chewing tobacco cause chronic cough?

Unlikely: The most common causes of chronic cough are asthma, allergic rhinitis, sinus infections and acid reflux from the stomach. A person with a chronic cough should be evaluated so a treatment can be directed at the cause of the cough. Even though chewing tobacco is unlikely to trigger a chronic cough, there are serious adverse effects including cancer of the mouth. ...Read more

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Could tonsil stones cause a chronic cough for over a year?

Could tonsil stones cause a chronic cough for over a year?

Tonsil stones: Tonsil stones are common. The most frequent complaints from people with them are sore throat, scratchy throat, halitosis or bad breath and recurrent throat infections. Although it is certainly possible to cause cough, your cough is probably not necessarily related. Evaluation of a cough should include listening to the lungs with a stethoscope, chest x-ray, lung function tests and larynx exam. ...Read more

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Can Chronic cough for more than two months due to environmental allergens cause black and rusty phlegm for four days and then becomes white ?

Can Chronic cough for more than two months due to environmental allergens cause black and rusty phlegm for four days and then becomes white ?

See either ENT or: Get checked by either ENT or Lung specialist to check for the presence of some toxin, pathogen, or allergen present in the respiratory tissues. Presentation of exudate could vary. ...Read more

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Imiquimod (Definition)

There is limited data on the safety of imiquimod in pregnancy, while it doesn't appear to have negative effects on the baby, other treatments ...Read more


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Chronic Cough (Definition)

Chronic cough = persistently expelling air from lungs ...Read more