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Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?
Chronic cough: The most common reason for chronic cough is asthma, post nasal drip from allergies or sinus infection and stomach acid (ge) reflux. There are many other less common reasons. A lung specialist such as an allergist or pulmonologist can assist in determining the diagnosis and offer a treatment approach. ...Read more
I have had a cough off and on for a while now.Usually in the morning or at night.Its not a severe constant cough.Wondering what's causing this?
See doctor...: Possible etiologies of your cough include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. See your doctor so the diagnosis can be made and treatment given. Treatment depends on the diagnosis of the cough! if you are short of breath with this cough, go to the er! ...Read more
I have a no temperature but a constant cough that kepps me awake at night and is with me day and night! my cough is wheezy!
What is considered a constant cough? I have been coughing for a couple of weeks (3-4) but it is infrequent. Is this considered a constant or mild cough?
Usually no: Constant cough can be due to many things: asthma, allergy, bronchitis, pneumonia. After an episode of bronchitis, persistent coughing can last for several weeks. In only a minority of cases that it is associated with cancer, even in smokers. However, if you have a cough that does not seem to go away (especially if you are a smoker, or has weight loss ect...), you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Depends...: If the cough is present for 3 weeks or longer, it is considered a chronic cough. Etiologies include bronchospasm from any cause, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of factors. All of these have entirely different treatments so you need to see your doctor for diagnosis before the proper treatment can be given. If you smoke, smoking cessation is needed to decrease airway inflammation. ...Read more
Saline nose drops: A constant nonproductive cough in children is often due to nasal allergies or acid reflux. Rinsing your child's nose with saline rinses and nose drops can help a lot. Prescription nasal steroid sprays can be used in children 2 and older under the advice of a physician as well if allergy is suspected. Talk to your pediatrician about reflux therapy if appropriate. ...Read more
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