Doctor insights on:
Chronic Cough Allergies
He could have whooping cough, asthma, chronic cough, allergies, croup. I am so confused. How do I tell the difference?
See a doctor: Your doctor's job is to make the proper diagnosis, don't wreck your brain with it. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
57 year old healthy male with chronic cough, not asthma, not allergies, no pulmonary cause. Where should he go next? Chronic cough for over 5 years....Been to pulmonologist, allergist, no cause found, no medication has helped. Allergy meds, inhalers, me
Allergies to many meds; now chronic cough. I'm 40, never had asthma, but could I have it suddenly now? Drs ask if I have it, but how would i know?
If u been told b4: Drug allergy and celiac don't directly increase asthma risk. Adult-onset asthma is one of several common causes of chronic cough at 40, Asthma often returns; knowing this makes asthma meds worth a try. Also helpful: X-rays, family story, physical exam, spirometry (blowing tests done right); consider, but don't assume asthma. Allergists and pulmonologists are specialists in cough and asthma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doubtful: I don't think a child would be allergic to the nasal steroid spray flonase. There are certainly children whose cough may not respond to treatment with flonase, but the reason is most likely a mis-diagnosis rather than an allergy to it. One needs to think about an infectious cause, asthma or possibly reflux to name a few reasons for lack of response to flonase. ...Read more
Causes for chronic cough? (tested negative for asthma, allergies, etc. And my GERD is controlled with meds.)
My son has had chronic cough for four months, repeated episleritis, negative allergy test and low IgM value. What does this indicate.?
Episcleritis: Your son needs additional evaluation by an eye care specialist. Recurrent episcleritis (when we are able to find an associated condition) is most often related to autoimmune disease. The negative allergy test and IgM levels are not too helpful in my opinion in regards to working up the episcleritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of my chronic cough? I have GERD which is controlled with protonix (pantoprazole). Tested negative for allergies. Do have sinus congestion.
Living in Singapore. SOB, Chronic cough, itchy throat in office and home for 1 year. What allergies should I be tested for besides dust, cats, mold?
Environmental: allergens you need to be tested.They cause post nasal drip which makes you cough plus itchy throat. Cold/flu is not associated with itching. There is also a condition known as pollen-fruit or oral allergy syndrome wherein one gets itching mouth/throat from eating certain fruits due to cross-reaction with pollen allergy. Apple, banana, melon, avocado are the more common culprits. ...Read more
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Allergy tests because of chronic cough
- Can a peanut allergy cause a chronic cough?
- Chronic cough
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Gerd chronic cough treatment
- Chronic cough when talking
- Chronic cough from gerd
- Chronic mucus in throat coughing
- Talk to an allergist and immunologist online for free