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For the last few days I have had a dry cough i work with sewage could this have anything to do with it?

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Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine

In brief: Could be related

If you think your health issues are connected to your work environment you need to report this to your boss and be evaluated by an occupational medicine doctor.

In brief: Could be related

If you think your health issues are connected to your work environment you need to report this to your boss and be evaluated by an occupational medicine doctor.
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Possibilities...

Your cough may be due to bronchospasm and airway inflammation which could be due to an occupational exposure, depending on how close to the sewage you work, what type of sewage it is, what type of protection you wear, etc.
Tests can be done to see if your symptoms are due to an occupational exposure so see your doctor. If you smoke, this can also cause your symptoms so your doc can help you quit.

In brief: Possibilities...

Your cough may be due to bronchospasm and airway inflammation which could be due to an occupational exposure, depending on how close to the sewage you work, what type of sewage it is, what type of protection you wear, etc.
Tests can be done to see if your symptoms are due to an occupational exposure so see your doctor. If you smoke, this can also cause your symptoms so your doc can help you quit.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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