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Why do I get random violent coughing attacks?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hard to say

Cough attacks may come from a variety of sources and maladies: asthma, infection ( pneumonia, bronchitis, abcess) post nasal drip, allergy, gastroesophageal reflux.
Couldn't be sure about your specific case without more history and a listen.

In brief: Hard to say

Cough attacks may come from a variety of sources and maladies: asthma, infection ( pneumonia, bronchitis, abcess) post nasal drip, allergy, gastroesophageal reflux.
Couldn't be sure about your specific case without more history and a listen.
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