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I have had a cough for 2 months and it wont go away?

I have had a cough for 2 months and it wont go away?

Cough: You should see your doctor. Many things can cause a chronic cough such as allergies, asthma, reflux, medications, smoking, chronic lung disease, vocal cord or throat abnormalities just to name a few. It needs to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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I have a cough for two weeks and it won't go away what can I do?

I have a cough for two weeks and it won't go away what can I do?

Stubborn cough?: If you have recently had a viral illness like influenza, a stubborn cough is common. Some people with asthma cough rather than wheeze, and some people with heartburn (gastro-esophageal reflux or GERD) will complain of stubborn cough. Cough drops, tea with honey may help in the meantime. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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I have question my husband is 42 years old in good health and has lots slot if weight o er two years. A few months ago he had a cough didn't go away. ?

I have question my husband is 42 years old in good health and has lots slot if weight o er two years. A few months ago he had a cough didn't go away. ?

Doctor can check: If the weight loss was unintentional, his primary care doctor can evaluate to find a cause for it. Causes of unintentional weight loss may be hormonal, digestive, cancer, infection, etc... A cough that doesn't go away also needs evaluation. The cause of the cough could be allergic, infectious, cancer, etc... ...Read more

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I stopped smoking two months ago and i still cough up sputum sometimes in the morning. Will it ever go away completely?

I stopped smoking two months ago and i still cough up sputum sometimes in the morning. Will it ever go away completely?

Yes: People who smoke tend to produce an excessive amount of mucus as their bodies attempt to protect against the toxins in the smoke, when they stop smoking it often takes months for the excessive mucus production to return to normal. Congratulations on stopping and things will return to normal assuming there are not any significant changes in your lung function. ...Read more

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I've had a mild cough for 2 months and it just wont go away any clues to what it is? I also have no allergies btw or none that i know of.

I've had a mild cough for 2 months and it just wont go away any clues to what it is? I also have no allergies btw or none that i know of.

Other reasons: Chronic cough can have multiple causes. Asthma can present as a dry chronic cough, as can reflux. Some infections like pertussis or other viral infections can also produce lingering cough. I would recommend being evaluated by a physician to determine the cause and get the right treatment. ...Read more

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I have a cough that won't go away.

I have a cough that won't go away.

More info, please!: How long have you had it? What makes it better? or worse? Do you smoke? Are there any other symptoms, like fever, weight loss, trouble breathing? Ask again, and give more details. Remember that there is a 150 character limit for questions, inc. spaces and punctuation, so keep it brief but complete! ...Read more

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My cough won't go away, what should I do?

My cough won't go away, what should I do?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more