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What can be the actual cause behind my persistent dry cough?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Many things
There are many things that can cause a persistent dry cough some of which are serious problems.
Smoking can lead to a persistent cough so if you are smoking please stop now. Allergies, dry air, infections, medications and heart problems are just some of the things that can cause this. You should have this evaluated by a health care professional.

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In brief: Many things
There are many things that can cause a persistent dry cough some of which are serious problems.
Smoking can lead to a persistent cough so if you are smoking please stop now. Allergies, dry air, infections, medications and heart problems are just some of the things that can cause this. You should have this evaluated by a health care professional. Talk to Dr. Keith Stockerl Goldstein now ›
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology , 22 years in practice
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
In brief: Etiologies...
Usual etiologies include bronchospasm (of any cause), gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors.
It needs to be evaluated by your doctor since these all have different treatments.

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In brief: Etiologies...
Usual etiologies include bronchospasm (of any cause), gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors.
It needs to be evaluated by your doctor since these all have different treatments. Connect with a doctor for a more personalized answer ›
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine , 21 years in practice
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